1. MrMoto1992's Avatar
    Hey all,

    Just wanted to put out that the latest version of GEL (the Nexus 5 launcher) is out and runs GREAT on the moto g. I have noticed even smoother performance on my little phone, no lag whatsoever.

    Here is the link to the apk. Pulled from xda forums. All credit to them.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/3dgp9na4ni...3Jjb3NuVUU.apk

    (Just install as a normal app. Make sure your Google search is updated as well)

    Notable improvements:
    -Google now responds to your voice on any home screen. No need to open it up.
    -App drawer is now semitransparent
    -the "fade" on the home buttons and notification bar is now system wide on system apps.

    Also posted some screens. Have a great new year!



    Sent from my super awesome moto g.
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    12-29-2013 12:36 PM
  2. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    I like that year clock dial. Very nice.

    Sent from my LG870 via Tapatalk 2
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    12-29-2013 01:29 PM
  3. MrMoto1992's Avatar
    I like that year clock dial. Very nice.

    Sent from my LG870 via Tapatalk 2
    Thanks! Here is the picture if you would like it.



    Sent from my super awesome moto g.
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    12-29-2013 01:44 PM
  4. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Thanks! Here is the picture if you would like it.



    Sent from my super awesome moto g.
    Yes, I did want it, haha! Thank you.

    Sent from my LG870 via Tapatalk 2
    12-29-2013 01:47 PM
  5. josemi_guel's Avatar
    Is android 4.3 or 4.4?
    12-31-2013 11:24 AM
  6. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Is android 4.3 or 4.4?
    For Moto G, temporarily still 4.3 in Europe & world and 4.4 in US.

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    12-31-2013 12:51 PM
  7. josemi_guel's Avatar
    ok thanks
    01-01-2014 06:40 AM
  8. Harvinder Sunila's Avatar
    Does this "Nexus 5" launcher appear when you update your Moto G from Jellybean to KitKat, or is it a Nexus 5 launcher only which you can add if you want to ?
    01-01-2014 10:46 AM
  9. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Does this "Nexus 5" launcher appear when you update your Moto G from Jellybean to KitKat, or is it a Nexus 5 launcher only which you can add if you want to ?
    Not 100% sure but I think you can add it. It's called the Google Experience Launcher and should be in the playstore (or in ROMs).

    Sent from my LG870 via Tapatalk 2
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    01-01-2014 12:03 PM
  10. t1234's Avatar
    Not 100% sure but I think you can add it.
    Need to manually add apk after upgrade to kitkat....
    01-01-2014 01:51 PM
  11. still1's Avatar
    Does this "Nexus 5" launcher appear when you update your Moto G from Jellybean to KitKat, or is it a Nexus 5 launcher only which you can add if you want to ?
    Not 100% sure but I think you can add it. It's called the Google Experience Launcher and should be in the playstore (or in ROMs).

    Sent from my LG870 via Tapatalk 2
    Nope. you wont get Nexus 5 launcher even with KitKat update.. its not available on playstore and the only way to get it is to side load the apk.

    heck my Nexus 4 didnt even get that launcher
    01-01-2014 01:54 PM
  12. nessinhaw's Avatar
    will the transparencies work with 4.3 or is it just a 4.4 launcher?

    sent from my Moto G <3
    01-01-2014 04:32 PM
  13. still1's Avatar
    will the transparencies work with 4.3 or is it just a 4.4 launcher?

    sent from my Moto G <3
    transparent is 4.4 feature which Moto G already got
    01-01-2014 09:11 PM
  14. MrMoto1992's Avatar
    transparent is 4.4 feature which Moto G already got
    The launcher just adds more areas that are transparent, like the multitasking window and app drawer, etc.

    Sent from my GT-N8000 using AC Forums mobile app
    01-01-2014 09:24 PM
  15. nessinhaw's Avatar
    awww ok...guess i'll have to wait ):

    i live in Brazil and no Kitkat here yet ><

    sent from my Moto G <3
    01-02-2014 03:00 AM
  16. baruch6132's Avatar
    Erm, how do I add screens? I'm not a noob, but I can't find the option to do that any where

    Update: nvm. It fixed itself.

    Sent from my XT1034 using Tapatalk
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    01-08-2014 05:38 PM
  17. Tom_Sewell's Avatar
    So far this seems faster than the stock Kit Kat launcher.
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    01-08-2014 10:54 PM
  18. MrMoto1992's Avatar
    Erm, how do I add screens? I'm not a noob, but I can't find the option to do that any where

    Update: nvm. It fixed itself.

    Sent from my XT1034 using Tapatalk
    You can always drag an icon to the edge of the screen and it will add a new one

    Sent from my super awesome moto g.
    01-08-2014 11:05 PM
  19. Edgar Sotelo's Avatar
    Didn't get the transparent nav & status bar :/

    Posted via Android Central App
    01-13-2014 03:10 AM
  20. victor sanchez6's Avatar
    To get the transparent status bar you need to be root user and enable transparency on gravity box.
    01-31-2014 11:07 PM

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