1. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    I have a nexus 4 as my secondary phone, but I want to know how to get rid of the Google bar on the home screen. Is there a way? Thanks.

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    03-03-2014 11:43 PM
  2. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    I have a nexus 4 as my secondary phone, but I want to know how to get rid of the Google bar on the home screen. Is there a way? Thanks.

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    Installing a third party launcher, like Nova, has the option to get rid of it.
    03-03-2014 11:49 PM
  3. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    Installing a third party launcher, like Nova, has the option to get rid of it.
    That's the only way? You're saying that is there by default, and can't be get rid of without installing a launcher?

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    03-03-2014 11:53 PM
  4. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    That's the only way? You're saying that is there by default, and can't be get rid of without installing a launcher?

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    I think so. I couldn't find anything on a Custom ROM I am running, nor is it in Gravity Box through Xposed.
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    03-04-2014 12:04 AM
  5. ffejjj's Avatar
    3rd party launchers can be a nice alternative. It allows you to do thing's like remove the search bar among many other customizing goodies. Nova Prime and Apex are among the top choices around the forums, myself i really like Adw.ex launcher over the others
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    03-04-2014 12:09 AM
  6. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    I know you guys will get extremely pissed at me for my reason, but I'm not trying to start a flame war. I want to get rid of the Google bar so I can add the bing bar there instead, that's all. There, I said it. Sorry if I hurt your feelings...

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    03-04-2014 12:13 AM
  7. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    I know you guys will get extremely pissed at me for my reason, but I'm not trying to start a flame war. I want to get rid of the Google bar so I can add the bing bar there instead, that's all. There, I said it. Sorry if I hurt your feelings...

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    OK. No sweat. The Google search bar is integrated in most ROMs, especially the Nexus. I am not even sure if straight rooting the device will get rid of it.

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    03-04-2014 12:17 AM
  8. ffejjj's Avatar
    I know you guys will get extremely pissed at me for my reason, but I'm not trying to start a flame war. I want to get rid of the Google bar so I can add the bing bar there instead, that's all. There, I said it. Sorry if I hurt your feelings...

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    lol No worries friend. We all have our likes and dislikes. If i were in your shoe's i would choose a launcher remove the search bar, load Zooper widget and create a Bing alternative
    03-04-2014 12:20 AM
  9. ffejjj's Avatar
    I whipped up a quick example. Of course you can make it anyway you choose

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    03-04-2014 12:34 AM
  10. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    I whipped up a quick example. Of course you can make it anyway you choose

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    Sweet! I'll try that. Thanks!


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    03-04-2014 09:10 AM
  11. jugg1es's Avatar
    If that's the GEL launcher then there's an xposed mod that allows you to change the launcher look including getting rid of the persistent search, hiding the status bar and adding more hotseats amongst others
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=50299119
    the difference between bravery and foolhardiness is in the outcome
    03-05-2014 06:22 AM
  12. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    I decoded to just make the search thing for the home button go to Bing instead.

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    03-11-2014 12:18 AM

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