1. codeles's Avatar
    I see in a lot of screen shots that it looks like the Galaxy S line phones go to Landscape mode even on the home screen when on their side. It appears they are using the TouchWiz Launcher. My Captivate doesn't do this unless I use an alternate launcher.

    Is there another setting besides:
    Sound and Display -> Orientation

    Thanks.
    08-12-2010 08:59 AM
  2. Simba501's Avatar
    I see in a lot of screen shots that it looks like the Galaxy S line phones go to Landscape mode even on the home screen when on their side. It appears they are using the TouchWiz Launcher. My Captivate doesn't do this unless I use an alternate launcher.

    Is there another setting besides:
    Sound and Display -> Orientation

    Thanks.
    I don't believe so. I was only able to achieve this through another launcher as well (adw).
    08-12-2010 09:01 AM
  3. flashman03's Avatar
    It doesn't do it for my two phones. Not sure what the difference is.
    08-12-2010 09:11 AM
  4. Joeybear23's Avatar
    The TouchWiz launcher does not do this.
    You have to install a different launcher to get the homescreen to rotate.
    08-12-2010 11:15 AM
  5. codeles's Avatar
    The TouchWiz launcher does not do this.
    You have to install a different launcher to get the homescreen to rotate.
    This is what I've been able to find out... I wonder though with the screen caps I've seen if this is different for the Epic?

    This link shows the Epic in landscape on the home screen and looks to be TouchWiz to me:

    Samsung Epic 4G Android SuperFast Smartphone Phone Heads to Sprint, Ready to Ship on August 31 and Priced $249 | Tech Pinger
    08-12-2010 11:41 AM
  6. Joeybear23's Avatar
    This is what I've been able to find out... I wonder though with the screen caps I've seen if this is different for the Epic?

    This link shows the Epic in landscape on the home screen and looks to be TouchWiz to me:

    Samsung Epic 4G Android SuperFast Smartphone Phone Heads to Sprint, Ready to Ship on August 31 and Priced $249 | Tech Pinger
    Samsung may have made that special for the Epic, since it has a slide-out landscape keyboard...
    08-12-2010 02:12 PM
  7. codeles's Avatar
    Good point... I wonder i there is a hack that would allow for this...
    08-12-2010 06:28 PM
  8. SterlingSpring's Avatar
    Download LauncherPro from the market, it enables this. And then YES you can customize the homescreen and dock buttons.
    08-13-2010 04:23 PM
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