helix launcher blows

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  1. goingcrazzy
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    help please helixlauncher off market

    i have a moto droid stock non rooted 2.0.1
    i download the helix and it installs however i cant seam to find where to set the number of homes
     
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    Just hit menu/configure and its right there on the top of the list
     
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    Did you forget to take everything off the stock home screens?
    I didn't notice any lag with my stock 2.0.1.
    Haven't tried with 2.1 update 1 installed yet.
     
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    Mine lags a bit with 5 screens and half a dozen widgets + shortcuts. I also get 3-4 FCs a day with Helix, and I'm not exactly overloaded on apps.

    I don't think Root + OC are required, but they certainly help with Helix.
     
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    Repeating what dmartins said above

    If you have *stock home* and *helix* and *home++*

    And you have them all full of widgets

    Even though you're only using helix the other home widgets are slowing you down and causing lag

    App icons don't matter as much but widgets are killers

    Try stripping your other homes clean and go easy on the widgets...

    half dozen should run smooth.... sounds like you have another conflict causing your force closes... helix is a good home... one of , if not , the best...
     
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    I have absolutely nothing on the stock home (no widgets, no shortcuts, nothing). I took Home++ off as well.

    Admittedly Helix is pretty snappy when it is 100% clean, but I really don't have much on there. BW, 4 of the BW toggles, pure calendar and pure SMS, and a RSS feed.

    I've heard BW can be the culprit, but it's just too pretty to leave off.
     
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    Helix is definately awesome.....I have not had any issues at all. Great app.
     
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    Helix is great...havent had any issues at all. Having the 7 screens is sweet.
     
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    OP can't function with the DNA lol, Helix is sick:icon_ banana:
     
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    BW and Helix are like cotton candy in the summer, nothing but win! Experience is the judge
     
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    Helix is actually really good..didn't slow down my phone at all..looks a lot nicer too.
     
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    How to go from helix to home. I want to clean home screen and cant get home. HELP
     
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    settings>applications>manage applications>helix launcher>clear defaults>hit soft home key

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
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    i am not rooted, but i use helix launcher 1. no comparison i enjoy it much more than home. i have all 7 screens, but not all full. it seems pretty snappy to me. no lag.
     
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    It works great for me. I love having extra screens. I only use 5 at this time with the fifth still empty. Not for long. Thanks for the help.