1. jlgraham's Avatar
    Is anyone using the N1 launcher thats available for the Droid with 2.0.1?

    I downloaded and installed it, and it's pretty slick. The extra home screens are nice, although I could go either way with the new 3D launcher.

    The only thing I noticed is that there are times when it's very jittery and noticeably slower than the stock launcher (Probably because it's not optimized for the Droid).

    Now 2.1 is coming this week, and we won't be seeing the new launcher or home screens on our Droids. Is this because the Droid can't handle all the 3D?

    Anyone else using the launcher? Hows it working out on your Droid?

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    02-10-2010 01:47 PM
  2. PJnc284's Avatar
    I used it up until early last week when I rooted and installed the Bugless Beast rom. Never really used the homescreen shortcut dots but I liked the 3D launcher and fly-in/out animatons. It'd be nice if it actually wasn't pretty much useless in landscape though.
    02-10-2010 01:58 PM
  3. Dapke36's Avatar
    I hear it's pretty buggy for everyone. Hopefully with this new update to 2.1 will stabilize the 2.1 launcher on the Droid..
    02-10-2010 02:13 PM
  4. droidweasel's Avatar
    ya its pretty sweet, no probs here.
    02-10-2010 02:27 PM
  5. DeeMat's Avatar
    some have reported bugs. In my case, performance decreased a little bit. Not bad at all. Can't wait until an official version comes out in the future.
    02-10-2010 02:42 PM
  6. Jared DiPane's Avatar
    I tried it out, but experienced the same bugs as the normal, and I tried to get over them, but I just couldnt, so I removed.
    02-10-2010 03:01 PM
  7. mclarryjr's Avatar
    The only bug I've seen so far after a few hours is when exiting the browser the screen is blank with just the wallpaper. The fix is just hitting the home button and then everything comes back fast so I will keep testing for a few more days.
    02-10-2010 03:42 PM
  8. PortareAF's Avatar
    Just loaded it today, its pretty sweet, but totally useless in landscape mode. Not sure 2.1 on Droid will fix this app, until someone and goes and fixes it to do so.
    02-10-2010 04:35 PM
  9. dubge's Avatar
    I had it but when I opened the apps every once and a while the phone would freeze and reboot, after a few weeks I uninstalled it and it has not rebooted since
    02-10-2010 07:53 PM
  10. BoNg420's Avatar
    That launcher is really buggy, when I had it on there it would force close ALOT. I just use the standard home screen with 5 screens. I wish I could make it 7.

    waiting on this

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    02-11-2010 06:31 AM
  11. SSHGuru's Avatar
    Is there an APK I can use in an unrooted phone to get me from 3 to 5 screens without using the Nexus launcher?
    02-11-2010 03:02 PM
  12. corydunbar's Avatar
    If you don't want to root then you are all out of luck on installing an .apk to get the job done. But the Nexus launcher2.apk has been made very stable. the only time it crashes is if put in landscape mode to use the homescreen. this is because the N1 never has a landscape homescreen. other than that i never have any problems with it, and it has the HTC baseline (beautiful on a google experience phone).
    02-12-2010 02:21 AM
  13. corydunbar's Avatar
    I haven't tried these, so i'm not sure. But go to this link to use 2.0.1 launcher with 5 homescreens.
    AllDroid - View topic - [release]Launcher 2.0.1 w/ 5Screens v1.1a AuRot *Upd 1/6/10*
    It says that you must be rooted, but they are already in an .apk format. so you could try them unrooted. and if they don't work, then just uninstall them.
    02-12-2010 02:25 AM