1. Rudolphe's Avatar
    I'm looking for a good dock for the homescreen. All I really want is maybe a settings button, phone button and contacts button. Any suggestions?
    03-12-2010 10:05 PM
  2. TheReclinerJockey's Avatar
    If you wanted to use a home replacement, dxTop gives you a 5 icon dock and two buckets (all apps you can organize & task manager). You can add any app or 1x1 widgets to the dock which makes it VERY nice.
    03-13-2010 08:28 AM
  3. tntdroid's Avatar


    Home++ will give you a extra bottom dock and up to 7 screens. Its free and works good.

    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2687/...03b69f3b_o.png
    03-14-2010 07:37 PM
  4. MrSmith317's Avatar
    tntdroid What clock widget is that?
    03-16-2010 09:53 AM
  5. pops.comp's Avatar
    tntdroid What clock widget is that?
    I believe its BW (Beautiful Widgets), with one of the custom skins
    03-16-2010 09:56 AM
  6. MisterEich's Avatar
    Search HelixLauncher. I think its great.
    03-16-2010 10:08 AM
  7. pstinger's Avatar
    Search HelixLauncher. I think its great.
    I just got that last night, actually, and I'm loving it.
    03-16-2010 10:28 AM
  8. JORDAN#IM's Avatar
    oR try Launcher+ Beta
    03-16-2010 10:29 AM
  9. MisterEich's Avatar
    I just got that last night, actually, and I'm loving it.
    I'm new to the whole home replacement game, but I've found it to be fast, customizable and fairly cool looking. I have 4 screens on mine and have noticed very little lag.
    03-16-2010 10:29 AM
  10. pstinger's Avatar
    I'm running 5 (7 was just insane for me to navigate)... now I just need to figure out how to change the four proggies in the lower dock. I know it can be done... just need to figure out what to put in there instead of the stock values.
    03-16-2010 10:32 AM
  11. MisterEich's Avatar
    I'm running 5 (7 was just insane for me to navigate)... now I just need to figure out how to change the four proggies in the lower dock. I know it can be done... just need to figure out what to put in there instead of the stock values.
    All you do is long press and drag whatever you want. Pretty cool.
    03-16-2010 11:24 AM
  12. Adrynalyne's Avatar
    oR try Launcher+ Beta

    The OP wants a dock and Launcher++ does not supply that.
    03-16-2010 11:56 AM
  13. pstinger's Avatar
    All you do is long press and drag whatever you want. Pretty cool.
    OMFG!

    *facepalms* Go me for trying to decipher com.blahblahblahblah!!!
    03-16-2010 12:02 PM
  14. that1bb's Avatar
    Wow, helix was a great find. Thanks for sharing that. By far the fastest home screen replacement I have tried, and I have tried a few. It is stable too.
    03-16-2010 06:06 PM
  15. Rudolphe's Avatar
    Search HelixLauncher. I think its great.
    Helix was DEFINITELY the way to go for me. I tried Home++ but it seemed a little laggy and it crashed occasionally. Thanks!
    03-16-2010 08:10 PM
  16. pstinger's Avatar
    Helix was DEFINITELY the way to go for me. I tried Home++ but it seemed a little laggy and it crashed occasionally. Thanks!
    Helix FTW!
    03-16-2010 08:12 PM
  17. rooktdphi's Avatar
    once the 2.1 rollout for Droid happens, will these home replacements still work? or will updates be needed for them?
    03-17-2010 04:48 PM
  18. YourMobileGuru's Avatar
    once the 2.1 rollout for Droid happens, will these home replacements still work? or will updates be needed for them?
    Like any other app some will some wont but i think that since these hook into the OS the way they do it is more likely that they will. Anyone tested them on a rooted 2.1 yet?
    03-17-2010 11:51 PM
  19. YourMobileGuru's Avatar
    Helix was DEFINITELY the way to go for me. I tried Home++ but it seemed a little laggy and it crashed occasionally. Thanks!
    I've tried both on my droid Home++ slowed the phone down to a crawl and Helix did the same (even when I used the regular Home launcher) and ultumately made the phone lock up and crash. Following a reboot the phone did the same thing so I removed it and rebooted again. I'm not rooted, I run the stock OS.
    03-17-2010 11:53 PM
  20. themod's Avatar
    I love Helix!
    03-18-2010 12:13 AM
  21. kpageisgreat's Avatar
    Home++ force closes a lot for me. Don't know why though.
    03-18-2010 12:54 AM
  22. ericatomars06's Avatar
    THATS AWESOME! but how do you use the skins?? I keep getting updates but i have no idea how to change the skins? its so upsetting..
    03-18-2010 01:33 AM
  23. mclarryjr's Avatar
    If your rooted try Koushes rom, it has a dock that you can add 4 different app's to.
    03-18-2010 09:19 AM
  24. pstinger's Avatar
    I've tried both on my droid Home++ slowed the phone down to a crawl and Helix did the same (even when I used the regular Home launcher) and ultumately made the phone lock up and crash. Following a reboot the phone did the same thing so I removed it and rebooted again. I'm not rooted, I run the stock OS.
    Ick. I haven't had that problem yet *crosses fingers*

    Only thing I've noticed is an unresponsive FC, once. But I can't tell if it's Helix or if Helix is binding up when dumping out of the 3d Gallery in DM 1.0... but it's only happened once; Gallery was closing and as it was closing I rotated the phone and as the orientation changed I got a black screen, then the FC.
    03-18-2010 09:25 AM
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