1. This is Paul's Avatar
    I have recently ditched an ageing HTC Wildfire S running Android 2.3.5, for a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, running 4.4.2. I changed the wallpaper to a nice, landscape-oriented photo, expecting to see the left and right edges of the photo as I swiped the home screen to the left and right. But no, it just sits there, showing a centre crop of the image. I can find plenty of parallax apps to clutter up my nice, new, fast, empty phone, but is that parallax scrolling I liked on my old HTC an HTC-specific thing? Or is it something that was dropped in the newer releases of the OS?


    01-12-2015 06:07 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! That can be a function of the manufacturer's version of the launcher (i.e., the main user interface). The Google Now Launcher that comes on Nexus devices (and is available on the Play Store to install for most other devices) has the swipe offset feature for wallpapers created from your photos. It may be that TouchWiz (Samsung's launcher) doesn't have the feature, or there's some other setting for it that you may not have found yet.

    I just tried it on my wife's Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, and there is no swipe offset. So it probably is a TouchWiz limitation.
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    01-12-2015 10:38 PM

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