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By Chelle01, Member on 27th October 2012, 05:04 AM
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I thought maybe we could all get on one page with launchers that work on rooted kindle fire hd. These work fine with no problems:
ADW ex
Nova launcher prime
Go launcher hd
FTL launcher pro

I also downloaded windows seven pro, it does work but it is a bit laggy and needs tweaking. (Yes I know, but I just couldn't help myself, wanted to try anyways)

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27th October 2012, 02:29 PM |#2  
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Apex Launcher
27th October 2012, 03:29 PM |#3  
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thanks! which launcher would you suggest? are there any you can just download off play without further ado?
27th October 2012, 06:04 PM |#4  
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No all have to be moved to system apps and modified, (see go launcher thread)
I really like Nova and go launcher hd.
28th October 2012, 01:40 AM |#5  
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I've tried 4 different launchers:

Nova Launcher 1.21- worked after installing, would not start on reboot

Go Launcher HD- works, but the background image doesn't size right/shifts every time you rotate the screen

Apex Launcher 1.3- would not install

Nova Launcher Prime 1.0.1- works, no hide dock feature

Nova Launcher Prime 1.2- works well, slow to start, most features functional

the best way to figure out if a launcher will work is to download it, move it to system/apps, change permissions to rw--r---r---, DON'T INSTALL IT, reboot your kindle, and it should prompt you you when it starts to choose a launcher
28th October 2012, 08:27 PM |#6  
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thanks! which launcher would you suggest? are there any you can just download off play without further ado?

Apex launcher works very well for me. Lots of controls - if you use 'em. Mostly, it just looks clean, and the maker took some pains to make sure that it worked well.
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28th October 2012, 11:45 PM |#7  
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"Ice Cream Sandwich 2.4" - does not require root.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ps.ICSv2&hl=en
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"Ice Cream Sandwich 2.4" - does not require root.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ps.ICSv2&hl=en

Doesn't go pass the wallpaper selection screen for me.
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Doesn't go pass the wallpaper selection screen for me.

Nevermind rooted now
6th November 2012, 07:41 PM |#10  
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I've tried 4 different launchers:

Nova Launcher 1.21- worked after installing, would not start on reboot

Go Launcher HD- works, but the background image doesn't size right/shifts every time you rotate the screen

Apex Launcher 1.3- would not install

Nova Launcher Prime 1.0.1- works, no hide dock feature

Nova Launcher Prime 1.2- works well, slow to start, most features functional

the best way to figure out if a launcher will work is to download it, move it to system/apps, change permissions to rw--r---r---, DON'T INSTALL IT, reboot your kindle, and it should prompt you you when it starts to choose a launcher

Only SOME launchers need a reboot I got go launcher EX without a reboot

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Hi, I installed ADW launcher from play store buti have a problem. The default launcher is kindle launcher. How can i set to defaults my ADW launcher?

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