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Default Aviate - Tips and Tricks...

I wanted to start a thread to share info about the new launcher Aviate. There's no shortage of threads on requesting invites, so let's not do that here.

If you have Aviate and are actively using it, come here and share.

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**Please do not use this thread for requesting invites!**
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I've been using it for a day now and I find it curiously intriguing. It's a totally fresh user experience that feels a little like Google Now to me.

Frankly, I never thought ANY launcher could pull my attention away from my custom-crafted (ok, OCD-crafted) user experience I designed using Nova Launcher. I have the same design on all of my mobile devices and it feels like part of my DNA.

Can't say yet if Aviate will be a permanent replacement for my Nova-based home, but I seem to be staying with it.
 
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Just saw the video presentation. I'm looking foward to have a little more feedback about this app.

I liked the fact that it categarises apps and I disliked (as in google now) the fact that you must have your gps on in order to take full advantage of it. Makes a lot of sense and it's very useful but I don't like the idea of sharing my whereabouts all the time...
 
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Been playing with it since yesterday as well on my HTC One.
Like it so far, like the idea of the activities changing during the day. Not sure how it's controled though. Today ie, I set it to Work, and when checking my phone later on, it was set on Home... don't know why.

Of course the custom side of it is quite limited, I assumed it will be better with later versions.
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Haven't figured out yet how to get shortcuts to contact phone numbers implemented in Aviate.

Any ideas?
 
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Don't have "morning" and "night time" screens. Only "home" whole day. Any solution ?
 
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Haven't figured out yet how to get shortcuts to contact phone numbers implemented in Aviate.

Any ideas?
The only method I have found is to add a contact widget. Not perfect, but close.

I also haven't figured out how to save a bookmark icon to my favorites section on the home screen.

Another thing I would like to do is switch between the light and dark theme automatically based on time of day.

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The only method I have found is to add a contact widget. Not perfect, but close.

I also haven't figured out how to save a bookmark icon to my favorites section on the home screen.

Another thing I would like to do is switch between the light and dark theme automatically based on time of day.

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Thanks for the response. This is a deal-breaker for me, as I need easy access (direct-dial shortcuts) to my frequently-called contacts. I wrote to the Aviate team. I'll report back.
 
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I think I like this launcher

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