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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    as long as you can find a analog clock widget you like you can use it on a Nova lock screen

    Cheers
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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    I use Nova too, but am looking to switch to Solo Launcher or Inspire Launcher.
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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    I used Swiftkey on my S4 now using it on my S5 and it seems to work much smoother, but then again the whole phone has a smoother opertation to it.
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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by spawndoodling View Post
    Quick question to anyone who is using NOVA with the S5: does the My Magazine app still work in a "swipe left" capacity if you download Nova?
    No it doesn't but there are steps you can take to access touchwiz as an app... Getting u right to my magazine... I do this now with my M7 to get me to BlinkFeed..

    In nova create a short cut.. Then chose activities and then find touchwiz.. and that creates a touchwiz icon for quick access

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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    I'm also using the latest version of Nova Prime on my Exynos Version SM-G900H .... So far been having worse battery drain... Anyone else experiencing this ?
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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    I don't think I noticed worse batter drain on previous devices and I'm planning on setting up Nova soon, would love to hear everyones thoughts on battery life differences between the two.
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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Have a question along the same lines:
    Thinking of getting the S5 and immediately replacing touchwiz with much prefered nova, however I read that the there is an impact on camera performance as only the touchwiz camera app produces the great photos we see with the S5.
    Anyone have experience with this?
    Many thanks!
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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    My pictures come out identical regardless of TW or Nova. Once the camera app is opened the launcher is irrelevant. If I'm wrong someone point it out but I take the same great pictures regardless of launcher used. This camera is incredible in daylight settings. Best overall camera I've used.
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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by chumpyy View Post
    Have a question along the same lines:
    Thinking of getting the S5 and immediately replacing touchwiz with much prefered nova, however I read that the there is an impact on camera performance as only the touchwiz camera app produces the great photos we see with the S5.
    Anyone have experience with this?
    Many thanks!
    The camera app is the same whether or not you install Nova. Same with all the Touchwiz dialer, contacts, etc. The only thing you lose with Nova are some widgets and you can't launch Google Now from the home screen by saying "OK Google" (you have to long press the Home button to start Google Now and then say "OK Google").
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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Many thanks Cobravision, that is great news! Looks like I may be getting an S5 after all, it really is a great all-rounder.
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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    I want to use Nova, but the stock clock/weather widget isn't available (which I could do without) but for some reason the stock Calendar widget doesn't work either! It just shows the day/date, not the full month view like the TW calendar does.
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    Default Re: Galaxy S5: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Nope. But there are a ton of clock and weather widgets you can install.
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    Default Re: Galaxy S5: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Nova prime is the first thing that happens to any of my Samsung phones.
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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by smooth4lyfe View Post
    Yup and smooth as butter
    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/14/yjyqepy7.jpg

    Sent from my Galaxy S5 using Tapatalk
    What icon pack is that. Looks fantastic!

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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Man, after reading your thoughts on the Nova Launcher, I just installed it. This launcher is really cool!!! It really cleaned up the look of the phone! I still wish I could figure out how to make the google search bar something other than the grey shaded thing.
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    Default Re: Galaxy S5: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by rexbaumgartner View Post
    Man, after reading your thoughts on the Nova Launcher, I just installed it. This launcher is really cool!!! It really cleaned up the look of the phone! I still wish I could figure out how to make the google search bar something other than the grey shaded thing.
    Delete that and go into Nova settings for appearance and select the clear search bar. Then go into widgets and select "quick search." It'll be the clear search bar.
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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by Stevez48 View Post
    What icon pack is that. Looks fantastic!

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    Called Grunge Icons

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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by rexbaumgartner View Post
    Man, after reading your thoughts on the Nova Launcher, I just installed it. This launcher is really cool!!! It really cleaned up the look of the phone! I still wish I could figure out how to make the google search bar something other than the grey shaded thing.
    If you go into Nova settings, u can change the type of Google bar

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    Default Re: Galaxy S5: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Will the multitask bar on the left on the S5 still work with Nova installed?
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    Default Re: Galaxy S5: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by Caoboi77 View Post
    Will the multitask bar on the left on the S5 still work with Nova installed?
    Yup, no problem.
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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Has anyone had any issues installing the Nova Launcher on their S5?

    My phone is repeatedly asking 'Complete action using' Nova Launcher of TouchWiz over and over for the same apps, despite clicking 'Always' every time.
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    Default Re: Galaxy S5: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    What launcher and icon pack are you using for that?

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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by rexbaumgartner View Post
    Man, after reading your thoughts on the Nova Launcher, I just installed it. This launcher is really cool!!! It really cleaned up the look of the phone! I still wish I could figure out how to make the google search bar something other than the grey shaded thing.
    You can. Disable it, add Zooper widget and create your own.

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    Default Re: Galaxy S5: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by Caoboi77 View Post
    Will the multitask bar on the left on the S5 still work with Nova installed?
    Yes. Sorry, someone already answered.
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    Default Re: Anyone Replace Touch Wiz With Nova Launcher Yet?

    Just started using Nova Launcher a few days ago and I really like it. What I do not like is that whatever you set the wallpaper to on NL, it changes the TouchWiz wallpaper too! Is there a way to override that problem?
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