Today’s test review is yet another one from the ‘homescreen replacement’ category. Yes, there are already several of these apps out there, and ...Read more
Highly customizable home replacement application ¿What's a home replacement application? Is an normal android application that will run when you press your android device's HOME key. It's what usually people know as the "android ...Read more
Highly customizable home replacement application
¿What's a home replacement application? Is an normal android application that will run when you press your android device's HOME key. It's what usually people know as the "android desktop".
¿What makes ADW different?
-It's compatible with android versions from 1.6 to 4.1! -It's highly customizable, almost in every aspect you can think of. -Thousands of skins and themes with support for most popular launcher themes! -Mix and match your skins, icons, docks, folders, etc -Configure your applications in unlimited groups and hide unwanted apps. -Fast setup screen with fast access to add items or configure everything. -Gestures for fast operation (swipe up/down, 2-fingers swipe up/down, pinch in/out, etc) -Configurable Actionbar, similar to android 3.x+ tablet interface. -Screens editor to add,remove, swap and resize your desktop screens. -Configurable visual desktop indicators. -Easy folder tweaking and management, content previews, arrangement, colors, etc. -New AppWidget picker for devices running Android 4.1 and newer. -Icons editor to create your own customized shortcuts or edit existing ones -AppWidget resizing -AppWidget backup/restore (only for android 4.1 and newer) -Customizable applications dock with support for unlimited shortcuts with paginated scroll. -Lots of settings to play with: texts, colours, animations, sizes... you should dig in!
Differences between ADW.Launcher and ADWLauncherEX:
ADWLauncherEX and ADW.Launcher share the same application core, but ADWLauncherEX includes a lot of extra features and improvements, like for example:
-10 different app drawer styles, including 3D waterfall, 3D Roll, 3D Ball, 3D Wall, 3D Cube... -Lots of new desktop transitions: new animations while navigating through your desktop screens. Try them all, they're crazy!!! -New icons size configuration to enjoy high quality icons from your preferred themes! -Save custom configuration presets: Quickly configure and change the whole desktop configuration by 1 click! -Backup and restore your configuration, easy and painless. You can even share your desktop configuration with your friends! -More, more more to come!!
Do you have a question about this app?
UPDATED ON: Jul 27, 2013
INSTALLATIONS: 10,000,000 - 50,000,000
LATEST VERSION: 22.214.171.124
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 1.6 and up
directly call phone numbers
Allows the application to call phone numbers without your intervention. Malicious applications may cause unexpected calls on your phone bill. Note that this does not allow the application to call emergency numbers.
expand/collapse status bar
Allows application to expand or collapse the status bar.
retrieve running applications
Allows application to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. May allow malicious applications to discover private information about other applications.
Allows the application to set the system wallpaper.
set wallpaper size hints
Allows the application to set the system wallpaper size hints.
modify global system settings
Allows an application to modify the systemʼs settings data. Malicious applications can corrupt your systemʼs configuration.
restart other applications
Allows an application to forcibly restart other applications.
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
read contact data
Allows an application to read all of the contact (address) data stored on your phone. Malicious applications can use this to send your data to other people.
control vibration alert
Allows the application to control the vibration alert.