ICS Customizable Launchers?

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  1. DHO

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    I'm looking for a launcher essentially stock ICS but lets you tweak a few things. Such as removing the google search bar on a few screens (not all) or better yet change it's location, and allow the screens to loop.
    I have tried a few launchers from the market that are "ICS style" but no where near as nice.

    Any suggestions?
     
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    what about ADW EX launcher?? I have a funny feeling that may be not what you are looking for.. Sorry if it is not..
     
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    Nova Launcher. See Droid Life for the download. It lets you long press on a blank area of a home page to add shortcuts and has no mandatory Google search bar.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using DroidForums
     
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    Yep, I'm using Nova Launcher aswell. Really good so far. Instructions/download links here.
     
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    I just switched to go launcher from launcher pro.
    I hate having icons on my screens. Go launcher allows you to launch 30 apps from the dock.

    I hate that ICS removed the double tap the home button to start another task, but go launcher allows you to launch 2 different apps by swiping the home screen up or down. Since the Nexus doesn't have a camera button I swipe the home screen up to start my camera.
     
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    Nova here as well
     
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    Does the phone have to be rooted?
     
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    Thanks for the responces.

    I tried ADW, not a fan.

    I am trying nova, I think with a few updates it will be great.
    No looping and completely removes the search bar, the search widget is not as nice/unobtrusive... I wonder if someone has cloned it.
     
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    there's only two ICS specific launchers: nova and apex. i have the pro versions of both. i like nova a little better.
     
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    Holo launcher is the best ics launcher out there. It's not well known but it should be. Works great

    Sent from Rezound
     
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    You can still double tap the home button to open an app. Settings->Accessibility... at the very bottom.

    Edit: Oops, that may be only on the Razr ICS.
     
    #12 TisMyDroid, Jul 15, 2012
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