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[APP][XPOSED] MotoGuide v1.0.8 - Remove carrier label, charging LED, DoubleTap2Wake

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By Kameo, Senior Member on 3rd January 2014, 08:49 PM
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Hi everyone, here's my little contribution to the scene : MotoGuide.
A simple mod for the Xposed framework that will hide the infamous carrier label in our Statusbar.
I plan to add other little hacks later, but as I'm just starting my Android programming journey it will take time.

Yep, it's my first Android application, so please be kind enough not to flame me
Current functionality:
- Hide carrier label in status bar (on by default)
- Ability to restart the StatusBar from the app, no longer need to reboot your phone to en/disable the label.
- Hide or Edit the carrier label on the Lockscreen (will add Notification Area later).
- Enable Charging LED while the phone is charging
- If Faux123's kernel is installed, then you can advantage of the great DoubleTap2Wake function (get it here )

Requirements:
Rooted Moto G (tested solely on my XT1032 JB - Retail FR rom)
Latest XPOSED Framework (download it here : http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1574401)

Installation:
First install the latest version of the amazing Xposed framework by Rovo89.
Then install the latest version of MotoGuide attached in the download section below and enable it.
Don't forget to reboot your phone for changes to take effect.

MotoGuide will be located in the [Module] section of the Xposed app, you just need to check/uncheck whatever option you want (only one by now).
You no longer need to reboot your phone, just hit the [Apply Changes] button.
However, it requires a SuperUser access, so please grant it otherwise i can't kill and restart the SystemUI.apk.

Download:
I'm not asking for donations, but if you download it, hit the Thanks button!
@all:
For all the others, please bare with me, thanks for your patience.
I've fixed those nasty bugs for JB but i still got issues with KK (if it takes too much time, i'll release it this way, and fix it later stating that i might totaly not work on KK).
So by now just download the v1.0.4 until i release 1.0.8. Thanks for your comprehension.
Edit:
I've broke my phone, lot's of screen glitches while using the GPS so i sent it to repair. So i'll share the beta of version 1.0.8 for you guys to try.
Please read post #252 carefully, don't share it elsewhere. Thanks.

Screenshots are not relevant anymore, the app went through huge UI changes. I'll keep them here until i update them.

MotoGuide v1.0.8b - Post 252 with link to v1.0.8b - http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=252

MotoGuide v1.0.7 - Link removed, i need to fix it, sorry.
MD5 checksum: 2c61f59a5ff2d4cbe7c4be1476e97b40

MotoGuide v1.0.6 - Link removed, i need to fix it, sorry.
MD5 checksum: 163768cf356cf7b85e0d4bd83327b1ac

MotoGuide v1.0.4 - http://dl-count.xposed.info/modules/...3_3244f0_0.apk
MD5 checksum: 3244f05931e5545f9133e2c95c2889f7

Thanks to:
Rovo89, for the Xposed Framework.
Karsten Priegnitz, for his changelog class.
Stericson, for his RootTools lib.
And of course, YOU. Thanks to you, it's been downloaded more than 17 000 times

Planned additions:
- Hide carrier label from Notification Area (done).
- Edit the label in the Notification Area (done).
- Hide Sim2 icons (done)
- Work on the QuickSettings.
- Localisation... so if you want to help with the translation, please add your name-language in the topic and/or pm me (i'll send you the string.xml and you'll be credited as well).

Request list:
If you want me to add some specific stuff, you can always ask for it in this thread.
There's already a list in the 2 post.

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3rd January 2014, 08:50 PM |#2  
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Changelog:

v1.0.8 beta - 05.May.20214:
- UI changes into structured sections
- Hide SIM1 or SIM2 icons
- Hide Emergency call button on lockscreen
- Change quicksettings number in Notification area (cosmetic since GB handles it much better)
- Hide the Handle Divider Line in Notification area (the line at the bottom)
- Stock launcher : Resize all widgets
- Stock launcher : Disable Google Quick SearchBar
- Stock launcher : Change Custom Rows/columns layout
- Stock launcher : Hide Apps from drawer !
- Force QI Wireless Charging
- Enable all screen rotation
- Turn screen ON when unplugged
- Always display Menu button
- Disable Home button ring (i'm thinking into removing it since GravityBox now handles it, but not at the time i've coded my version)
- Disable Loud volume warning
- Volume keys to Skip tracks

v1.0.7 - 24.Jan.2014
- Recoded from scratch after i lost all my sources...
- Revamped the UI a little bit.
- Fixed some bugs (AutoStart.java).
- Remove/edit carrier label should now (hopefully) be working on Kitkat.
- If Faux123's kernel is installed, you can use the DoubleTap2Wake option to wake your phone.

If the screen goes into deep sleep, this function won't work, it's a feature made by Faux to prevent battery draining.
Don't complain about it, i'm only implementing the switches.

v1.0.6 - 14.Jan.2014
- Charging LED added : will switch LED on while charging and off when phone is fully charged.

v1.0.5 - 07.Jan.2014 (unpublished)
- Disclaimer added if device is not detected as a Moto-G
- Can now remove carrier label from LockScreen
- Can also use a specific carrier label in LS

v1.0.4 - 03.Jan.2014
- First official release

v1.0.3 - 01.Jan.2014
- Now with Changelog (c) Karsten Priegnitz
- Small improvements and cosmetic fixes

v1.0.2 - 21.Dec.2013
- Option to apply changes without rebooting
- getting version name from manifest now

v1.0.1 - 16.Dec.2013
- Small improvements and bug fixes

Version 1.0 - 14.Dec.2013
- First attempt to make a GUI version

Version 0.1 - 12.Dec.2013
- Simple Xposed module without any fancy feature...


Request list so far:
- StatusBar:
--- Hide Disabled Data icon (done)
--- Hide Input Method Switcher icon (done)
--- Disable Sim2 icons (done: the 1st mod/app worldwide to allow this on our MotoG. Also done it for Sim1 if needed)
--- Force CarrierLabel text (...)

- Notification area:
--- QuickSettings, edit colums number (done)
--- QuickSettings, add/hide/reorder (still trying to understand how it works)

- Lockscreen:
--- Force rotation (done)
--- Hide Emergency call button (done)

- System:
--- Enable All screen rotations (done)
--- Turn screen On when unplugged (done)

- Stock Launcher:
--- Hide Google Search Bar (done)
--- Custom homescreen grid size (done)
--- Increase HotSeat icon number from 5 to 7 (icons in the quick launch bar at the bottom = done)
--- Custom drawer grid size (wip)
--- Custom homescreen number (from 5 to 3 ? wip)
--- Override home-swipe-up to do nothing instead of launching GoogleNow (wip)
--- Resize All widgets (...)

- System:
--- Always show Menu key (Navigation bar = done)
--- Force Wireless QI charger detection (done)
--- Make those hacks compatible with Motorola Razr
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3rd January 2014, 10:53 PM |#3  
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I just made a thread requesting this in General. You have my thanks kind sir, works perfect!
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4th January 2014, 04:42 AM |#4  
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Awesome APP !....but I have a problem (NOT WITH YOUR APP). I am asking in this thread because I assume you might know a possible way to fix my problem. I have the US GSM model (16GB) running rooted 4.4.2. I am currently using prepaid service (T-Mobile)...problem is...I only see "T-Mobile" when I pulled down the notification bar. How can I make my phone actually SHOW "T-Mobile" in the statusbar ? Why does my phone not show the carrier and I have seen other Moto G's that do show the carrier name ?
4th January 2014, 05:18 AM |#5  
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Originally Posted by ikillechewbacca

Awesome APP !....but I have a problem (NOT WITH YOUR APP). I am asking in this thread because I assume you might know a possible way to fix my problem. I have the US GSM model (16GB) running rooted 4.4.2. I am currently using prepaid service (T-Mobile)...problem is...I only see "T-Mobile" when I pulled down the notification bar. How can I make my phone actually SHOW "T-Mobile" in the statusbar ? Why does my phone not show the carrier and I have seen other Moto G's that do show the carrier name ?

Mine does not show carrier either. I am on exact same thing you are. Except not a prepaid plan. Is it possible that the KitKat update removed the carrier in statusbar? I didn't have a SIM card the entire 15 minutes I was on JB to compare. Didn't pay attention on JB actually. I am sure that a xposed module would help you with your problem. Try GravityBox.

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Mine does not show carrier either. I am on exact same thing you are. Except not a prepaid plan. Is it possible that the KitKat update removed the carrier in statusbar? I didn't have a SIM card the entire 15 minutes I was on JB to compare. Didn't pay attention on JB actually. I am sure that a xposed module would help you with your problem. Try GravityBox.

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I looked all through gravity box and I couldnt find a single option that could fix my prob.
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I looked all through gravity box and I couldnt find a single option that could fix my prob.

Nor could I. I didn't see any xposed modules that add carrier to statusbar

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Nor could I. I didn't see any xposed modules that add carrier to statusbar

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haha, I even started messing with APKtools/APK Multi-Tools to see if I could manualloy change the files in the system.....but oddly enough I had zero luck even finding the "Systemui.apk" in system/app/...it didnt show up or anything ! I am still confused about that.
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You can use this or as an alternative, use MotoExposed from play store

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@ikillechewbacca @Cooptx
As far as i know US version don't show carrier name in statusbar, only European version shows it, or am i wrong?
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You can use this or as an alternative, use MotoExposed from play store

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MotoXposed is made for the MotoX, so most of the hacks are not compatible with our Moto-G. You might enable an option and get stuck in a bootloop while rebooting.

MotoGuide is made specificaly by me who actually owns a Moto-G, so i know what works or not.
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