ADWLauncher 1 EX

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About this app

Highly customizable home replacement application

¿What's a home replacement application?
Is an normal android application that will run when you press your android device's HOME key. It's what usually people know as the "android desktop".

¿What makes ADW different?

-It's compatible with android versions from 1.6 to 4.1!
-It's highly customizable, almost in every aspect you can think of.
-Thousands of skins and themes with support for most popular launcher themes!
-Mix and match your skins, icons, docks, folders, etc
-Configure your applications in unlimited groups and hide unwanted apps.
-Fast setup screen with fast access to add items or configure everything.
-Gestures for fast operation (swipe up/down, 2-fingers swipe up/down, pinch in/out, etc)
-Configurable Actionbar, similar to android 3.x+ tablet interface.
-Screens editor to add,remove, swap and resize your desktop screens.
-Configurable visual desktop indicators.
-Easy folder tweaking and management, content previews, arrangement, colors, etc.
-New AppWidget picker for devices running Android 4.1 and newer.
-Icons editor to create your own customized shortcuts or edit existing ones
-AppWidget resizing
-AppWidget backup/restore (only for android 4.1 and newer)
-Customizable applications dock with support for unlimited shortcuts with paginated scroll.
-Lots of settings to play with: texts, colours, animations, sizes... you should dig in!
Updated on
May 28, 2019

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Ratings and reviews

27.2K reviews
Jesse T
December 5, 2021
I like so many have used this app for years. Hands down one of if not the best. However @developer. the last few days I have noticed an issue With widgets, Google calendar and weather clock are having random issues and failing or not loading. If you remove it and reapply it works but will fail again. Please fix. Something changed with Google or a Samsung update. Over all still an awesome app
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Kaleb Diaz
June 15, 2022
Great Launcher app, highly customizable from colors and fonts to themes and skins all the way to dock and status bar types and window transition animations to home screen and app drawer layouts and customizations. Highly recommended for anyone still running a phone using Android 4.1 or earlier. Really fun, satisfying, and efficient and most importantly reliable Launcher app. I've got mine running with an old school cynogen mod 9 ROM. I love it.
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Zach Avram
June 2, 2020
always had this, always loved it. paid for it. but using it with icons from flight lite opens the flight lite app info and options when i go to force stop apps the icon is set to overlay. already identified adw 1 as the problem with that app's author. don't see an update for this one that might fix the problem. also clicking and dragging icons from the app draw and dragging them to the top of the screen to uninstall doesn't work. just makes the icon dissappear.
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What's new

Fixed a SQL security issue reported by Google
Tweaked some things about Statusbar/navigationbar transparencies