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Highly recommend Nova Launcher for S3

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By android94301, Senior Member on 28th July 2012, 06:08 AM
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28th July 2012, 03:08 PM |#11  
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Using Apex launcher plus. I tried Nova first, but Apex has a few more features.

Same here, I prefer Apex Plus also.
 
 
28th July 2012, 04:04 PM |#12  
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Installed Nova and noticed it was killing my batter so I uninstalled it.
28th July 2012, 04:39 PM |#13  
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Apex here... Nova didnt impressed me

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28th July 2012, 04:48 PM |#14  
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I've been using nova launcher for about a week and I like it a lot. It's very smooth and very fast. It is easily customizable as well.
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28th July 2012, 05:28 PM |#15  
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I noticed Nova was a bit smoother than Apex for me, so I've been using Nova and loving it

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28th July 2012, 09:20 PM |#16  
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Any idea what's up with the widget selector for Nova? I click on the widgets tab and instead of the expected widget drawer I get a list of widgets similar to ginger bread.

Is this a feature that's unlocked with nova prime? Or is that widget drawer option something different? Other than that Nova is pretty sweet!
29th July 2012, 12:46 AM |#17  
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Any idea what's up with the widget selector for Nova? I click on the widgets tab and instead of the expected widget drawer I get a list of widgets similar to ginger bread.

Is this a feature that's unlocked with nova prime? Or is that widget drawer option something different? Other than that Nova is pretty sweet!

Tried this? On my last rooted phone, Droid Incredible, it worked perfectly. Haven't tried it on this phone though cuz I don't feel the need to root. REQUIRES ROOT:

forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=780828

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29th July 2012, 09:17 AM |#18  
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Have you tried Go launcher?

I'm running GL - i like it allot.. runs great on the sgs3 with/ICS theme
29th July 2012, 10:20 AM |#19  
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Apex and Nova are both based on the stock 4.0.x ICS launcher, so they're very similar, but Apex gives more features for free.

You're definitely making a mistake if you use Go Launcher or ADW or LauncherPro on this phone, since those are Gingerbread-based. The ICS launcher is just a much, much better base.
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29th July 2012, 02:37 PM |#20  
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Any idea what's up with the widget selector for Nova? I click on the widgets tab and instead of the expected widget drawer I get a list of widgets similar to ginger bread.

Is this a feature that's unlocked with nova prime? Or is that widget drawer option something different? Other than that Nova is pretty sweet!

You just need root.

If you have root you can go to Nova Settings... Drawer and enable Widgets in Drawer.


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29th July 2012, 05:22 PM |#21  
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been using nova since day one. LOVE it!

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