updating adw

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  1. billyidle

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    Could someone please give me a writeup of how to update ADW in 1.1.1?
     
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    What you need to do is delete the adw.apk file from system/app. This can be done easiest through root explorer (an application in the market which allows you to easily edit your system files). Make sure your system is rewritable or else you won't be able to edit (or in this case delete) files. After the file is deleted, reboot your phone and install adw from the market. Make sure you have another launcher to navigate on once adw is deleted or else it'll be pretty difficult to get to the market.
     
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    That's what I thought, thank you for confirming sir.
     
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    is there an advantage to doing this? i've been using the included ADW for a while now and it really works well. just curious if i'm missing out on something.
     
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    I personally use LauncherPro solely for the calendar widget so I'm not exactly sure what the new features of the application are. You should be able to check in the market for new features.
     
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    ADWnotifier only works with the new ADWLauncher, so yes, it was worth it for me
     
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    So if one removes it and installs the new one, can/should we move it back to system, or wait for a new very of sapphire?
     
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    I don't think there is a benefit for that.
    I did however delete Launcher2 AFTER reinstalling ADW.
     
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    May try it out Bill, grew up in Southfield btw .... :)
     
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    Wish I could still live up there, too bad I require a job :)

    I used to work in Southfield
     
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