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I just got an Honor 5x and I'm generally not really happy with the UI design, but one thing is bothering me most and it seems like it's actually a bug:

Transparency doesn't seem to work in app icons on the home screen. Basically every icon that doesn't perfectly fill out that weird round square has a colored background. This looks pretty terrible and is really not what I'm used to.

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Is there anything I can do about this?

I have Android 5.1.1, EMUI 3.1 and I installed the Google Now launcher.

  • Install another Launcher -> Nova Launcher or Apex Launcher. Then search for Icon packs on the google play store to override the default iconpack. – benjamin Mar 24 '16 at 14:22
  • So I guess it's not a bug... If anyone else is reading this: I installed Awesome Icons (usable with all launchers) and created/downloaded transparent icons for all my apps. Transparency in icons isn't actually broken, which makes me wonder why all the icons are displayed so hideously. – Max Mar 24 '16 at 15:48

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