1. CDG's Avatar
    Hello all, is there a way to remove the Google Search bar from my Moto X, without affecting the operation of the device.

    Thanks much.

    Sent from my XT1058 using Tapatalk
    04-23-2014 07:30 PM
  2. TechTinker's Avatar
    To use a launcher like Nova launcher. Or I think if your rooted there is a xposed module too.

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    04-23-2014 07:40 PM
  3. dmark44's Avatar
    Nova is probably the best non root way to go. As far as I know you can set it to have a very similar look and feel to the stock launcher.

    Sent from my Moto X
    CDG likes this.
    04-24-2014 12:07 AM
  4. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    A third party launcher is the only way to go. Nova is great, but most launchers can accomplish this.

    Sent from my HTC One_M8 using AC Forums mobile app
    CDG likes this.
    04-24-2014 12:34 AM
  5. younger996's Avatar
    Apex launcher for me, I am using it on my MotoX and my G Pad.

    Tapatalked from my G PAD 8.3
    CDG likes this.
    04-24-2014 04:30 AM
  6. JoeNM84's Avatar
    I'm using Nova launcher for mine. It is nice having that extra screen space. With Google Now and touchless controls that big Google Search bar has become rather pointless/redundant. Really more about branding and having Google as one of the first things someone sees on a phone.
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    04-24-2014 02:31 PM
  7. davidnc's Avatar
    I have been using Nova for quite awhile myself. I did purchase the paid version .(Nova Prime)
    1) The main reason for me was to hide apps in the app drawer. Those apps that I rarely use .I did that just to clean up the app drawer . I didn't want to totally disable them.
    2) Remove Google search bar.


    sent from my Moto X , Android Central Moderator
    CDG likes this.
    04-26-2014 07:12 AM

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