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There is an app on the market called Home Switcher (or if your on Froyo 2.2). It allows you to easily switch or launch another Launcher.


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Here is a partial solution (it doesn't copy widgets). You must save the ADW settings as a backup in the free version, then restore them in the paid version. Open ADW Launcher Context menu > ADWSettings > System > Backup and Restore > Backup Open ADW Launcher EX Context menu > ADWSettings > System > Backup and Restore > Restore > (choose the backup time ...


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The only way I've found to do this is to edit the XML file that stores the name directly. It should be at /data/data/org.adwfreak.launcher/shared_prefs/APP_CATALOG_Index.xml: # cd /data/data/org.adwfreak.launcher/shared_prefs cd /data/data/org.adwfreak.launcher/shared_prefs # ls ls APP_CATALOG_1.xml APP_CATALOG_Index.xml adw_ex_preferences.xml # ...


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If you're using the default version of ADW Launcher that comes with CyanogenMod 7 then you can add a shortcut to your homescreen fairly easily. Long press on an empty space on one of your home screens and then select Launcher Actions->Open/close notifications to add the shortcut. On older versions of ADW you can also do this, but you have to use a ...


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I don't think this precise behavior exists in ADW at the moment. However, you can lock your desktop entirely if you want to, which prevents you from moving any of the icons or adding new icons (or widgets). You'll have to unlock it whenever you want add widgets/icons but it's only three clicks (Menu button->More->(un)Lock Desktop).


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Try installing another launcher. Then press the Home key and it will ask you which launcher to use. Select the "new one". Then try going in to Settings -> Applications -> Manage Applications -> ADW and Clear the data. You will probably also want to delete the "settings backups" that are stored on the sdcard, if you created them. Then you should be able to ...


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Had this as well with the ADW Launcher from CyanogenMod. What you need to do is sweep downward in the place where the bar disappeared. You also hide it that way, probably accidentally like I did many times :D I had been thinking why this feature was there but can't think of anything, just to annoy users is my best guess.


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I had same problem before. user:eldarerathis was correct. It is swipe gesture that suppose to hide menu when you don't need it, but AFAIK, there's no way to turn it off. So, to get it back you should do gesture starting roughly a bit above Browser icon and swipe down(or up). I've fixed that another way - simply installed different launcher. Problem didn't ...


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Actually your algorithm is right except one thing - you can't restore widgets if you are using Android ICS or older. This is limitation of OS. From this post: NOTE 2: If you unfortunately have an Android device running anything prior to Android 4.1, the widgets will not be restored. And also from Play Store: -AppWidget backup/restore (only for ...


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As you mention GO Launcher EX as your target launcher, you are lucky: There's a complete description on how to migrate your screens, which you can find at AddictiveTips. Basically, this involves an app called Desk Migrate, which claims to copy home screens from one launcher to another launcher. According to the linked article, it seems do do a nice job. ...


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Sure it can be done. I never used this feature, so I'm not sure whether there's an option for "a simple icon", but you should take a look at the "bookmark widget": First, start your browser and create a bookmark for the page you want to link to. Second, go to your homescreen, long-tap on a free space (where you want the link to be), select "widgets", and ...


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System apps are always installed in /system but when system apps get updates, they are downloaded to /data as an update to the /system app. If you download an app from the Market that its already installed in /system, it will upgrade the one you already have, but it won't install it as a duplicate. In your specific case, if you find an updated version of ...


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I don't think there is a setting in ADW that can do that. I use ADW.EX and I looked through all the settings and didn't see any way to achieve what your are asking for. It is, however, open source, so someone could implement the option for this, or you could request it to anderweb and he might add it to an update.



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