Home Customization

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  1. thelion

    thelion Member

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    I tried to search, I did. Forgive me if it is addressed elsewhere (and please do direct me there!)

    While I understand technology, this is my first fancy phone that I am really spending time to customize. I want to use one of those home replacement apps (I think Home ++ was the one I played with) but let me tell you I do not understand how all that works. I download that app and then....what? Where is there information on how to customize everything? Can I use regular backgrounds for them or do they all have special backgrounds for each app?

    Help..my Droid wants to be unique :)
     
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    It all depends on what you're trying to achieve. You can change the skins and icons with with OpenHome, you can change the skins on GDE which in itself is a pretty good home alternative then there is Panda, DxTop, Fresh Face and of course Home++. You can download almost anything you need from the market. If you wish to skin or change icons then you will need a home replacement app. If you just want to change wallpaper you can download those from the gallery here at DroidForums.net. Then sync to your Droid. The possibilities are endless....
     
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    tried home++ for the first time yesterday and i like it. it prompted me to set home++ after install. then it gave me some tips on how to set it for when you press the home button to return to the home screen.
    -also a widget gets placed on one screen that directs you to thier website for further help.
    -to get wallpaper, you press menu button(second button from left on phone) and press wallpaper. then it asks you whether you want to use home or home++ wallpaper. there is only 4 to choose from right now. i think the dev will add more-probably when it goes out of beta.

    good luck,
    chris
     
  4. thelion

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    Thanks guys :)

    I feel like such a noob. No one I know has the phone (cuz they are lame) and while I am fairly tech savvy these beast can really through me for a loop sometimes. :)
     
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    I've had home++ for a week and love it. For backgrounds there is an app in the market called backgrounds and they all work fine with home++ and make great use of the droids big high res screen!
     
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