Help with Helix Launcher

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  1. Sandi527

    Sandi527 New Member

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    I did a system update this morning and after that I was getting constant "force close" messages for Helix Launcher. I pulled the battery and that didn't help so I uninstalled it. When I went to re-install I couldn't find it in the Market Place. What happened to it???
     
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    Helix Launcher does not work with Froyo (OS 2.2), you'll have to pick a different launcher.

    ADWLauncher or LauncherPro or the two biggies now anyway.
     
  3. DF Smod

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    Helix 1.4 does work on 2.2 but it is available by donation only from the devs site, Launcher Pro has all of the options that Helix has and some plus it's free

    As an Ex-Helix user, I am 100% satisfied with launcher pro
     
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    I had the same exact issue this morning. I've been using Helix Launder 2 for months now.

    Just made the switch to Launcherpro today. I really really really really like it.
     
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    I installed Launcher Pro and it's working great!! Thanks!!
     
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    How were you guys able to get past the constant "Force Closes"? I have same problem, but I can't do anything except acknowledge the Force Close and Report the problem.

    Thanks
     
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    Are you stuck in a force close loop, I am guessing Helix is set as your default launcher and a result of this you cannot do anything else on your phone, did you just update to 2.2, what brought this about?
     
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    Yes to all of the above. However, right after I posted, I was finally able to push through and uninstall Helix. Oddly, the default went from 3 screens to 5 (had three when I started w/helix).

    Now going to decide if I want to try Launcher Pro, ADW or stick w/the default.

    Thanks,
    John
     
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    This is a new feature on 2.2

    I went from Helix to Launcher Pro and it is Super Smooth
     
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    Thanks for the reply and info. I'm going to check out Launcher Pro and see if I like it.
     
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    I am stuck in an endless Helix2 Force Close loop. How do I get out??? Help please!
     
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    Turn off the phone. While turning it on, hold the menu button on the hardware keyboard. Hold it till the phone is fully booted up. Now you can go into your settings and remove helix.

    Sent from my Droid