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DO you need boot loader unlocked to change launchers?

Discussion in 'Droid RAZR MAXX HD' started by kormath, Dec 4, 2013.

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    Please move this thread if needed.

    I just got a warranty replacement Maxx HD with 9.20.1. I've read other threads that say my phone can be rooted but the boot loader cannot be unlocked.

    I don't care about installing ROMs, I just want to install a different launcher.

    Can I do this with a locked BL? Sorry if this is a repeat question, I wasn't able to find this in a forum search.
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    You can change launchers w/o having to unlock bootloader. You're good to go.
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    Many choices out there too depending on what you are looking for. Check out Apex, Nova or Holo for a more customizable stock style replacement. Then there are others like Everything Home that bring a plethora of search options and app organization to your home screens. There are others and I am sure people will chime in.
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    Thanks guys! I had the nova launcher on my previous phone and loved it. Off to root I go :)
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    That's funny I tried to kill that bug on my screen!! good one