1. Dude2's Avatar
    How can you change the Touch Wiz Grid size from 4x4 to 5x5 in order to display more icons? Is there a way to change the icon grid size? The Applications menu is a 5x5 grid but I could not find out how to change the Home Screen grid size.
    03-07-2014 09:07 AM
  2. dpham00's Avatar
    I don't think this is possible on the stock launcher. Third party launchers like Nova can do it though

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3 via Tapatalk Pro
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    03-07-2014 09:09 AM
  3. Dude2's Avatar
    I don't think this is possible on the stock launcher. Third party launchers like Nova can do it though

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3 via Tapatalk Pro
    That seems odd because the Galaxy Note1 Touch Wiz has a 5x5 grid.
    03-07-2014 09:34 AM
  4. MrMLK's Avatar
    You couldn't on the Note 2, and I don't think you can on the Note 3. That's what made me switch to Nova in the first place.
    03-07-2014 10:09 AM
  5. TheMacs's Avatar
    What they said. Nova Launcher makes that huge screen even more useful.
    03-07-2014 12:43 PM
  6. Dude2's Avatar
    I'll look at Nova Prime and Go Launcher Next 3D they seem to have a lot of icons and home pages to add. Not sure about the widgets though that may be limited.
    03-07-2014 01:21 PM
  7. Dude2's Avatar
    Although Nova Prime is very strong, Next Launcher 3D Shell seems to be in the top 3-4 Launchers and have some extra features. I will try Next 3D first and will probably buy Nova as well.
    03-07-2014 04:22 PM
  8. MrMLK's Avatar
    Both launchers have a free trial, so you can try them each out with no risk.

    I personally tried all of the popular ones and decided on Nova Prime because it had the most features that I liked and a lot of third party support. I thought Next Launcher #D was ok, but the 3d stuff seemed like kind of a gimmick to me. I felt the 3d stuff would get boring after a while. It was also somewhat choppier and less responsive. YMMV
    03-07-2014 04:46 PM
  9. Dude2's Avatar
    Both launchers have a free trial, so you can try them each out with no risk.

    I personally tried all of the popular ones and decided on Nova Prime because it had the most features that I liked and a lot of third party support. I thought Next Launcher #D was ok, but the 3d stuff seemed like kind of a gimmick to me. I felt the 3d stuff would get boring after a while. It was also somewhat choppier and less responsive. YMMV
    Sounds good, Thanks for your insight.
    03-08-2014 07:59 AM
  10. eeyore6802's Avatar
    I would love to do this as well because I like the bigger grid but my problem is I like the stock weather/clock widget and unfortunately that doesn't seem to be available with the difference launchers.
    03-08-2014 03:21 PM
  11. HothTron's Avatar
    That seems odd because the Galaxy Note1 Touch Wiz has a 5x5 grid.
    Likely due to the physical width of screen being 16x10 vs the 16:9 on the Note 2 and 3.
    03-08-2014 03:27 PM
  12. Jelly Belly's Avatar
    Being able to get more icons on the screen was the only reason I installed Nova.

    I thought it was stupid that the Note 3 had such a large screen but very few icons.

    I have a 6x6 grid and 7 on the bottom.
    03-08-2014 06:16 PM
  13. Dude2's Avatar
    Not only that, if you look on the App and Widgets screen the App Icons are 5x5. So I'm not sure what's up with TouchWiz?
    03-08-2014 08:20 PM
  14. HothTron's Avatar
    Not only that, if you look on the App and Widgets screen the App Icons are 5x5. So I'm not sure what's up with TouchWiz?
    Thats just how default TouchWiz shows icons
    03-09-2014 02:23 PM
  15. chriscw81's Avatar
    If you are rooted you can flash this:

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2607160

    I also prefer the stock TW and wanted 5x5 or more. It may only be for the Verizon No though. I flashed it this morning.






    sent from tapatalk....probably while pooping.
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    03-09-2014 03:00 PM
  16. fabtech's Avatar
    I updated to Android 5. Any news about an updated Touch Wiz grid size to 5x5?
    02-03-2015 08:30 AM
  17. jscott93291's Avatar
    Switched from note 1 to note 4, very disappointed in the grid reduction.
    02-11-2015 08:55 AM
  18. MrMLK's Avatar
    Just switch to Nova
    02-11-2015 09:15 AM
  19. n1nj4Lo's Avatar
    There's this: [MOD][HOWTO]TW Launcher with different grid … | AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note II | XDA Forums be sure to back up your rom or at least your original launcher apk's before trying as always theres a risk.
    05-09-2015 03:07 PM

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