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Originally Posted by E_man;12847616 
That looks pretty sweet. I love the WP7 launcher, and have an app that does pretty much the same thing as this on my android. If OS7 lets you, I'd change your app drawer to grid. I hated list view, but grid is very usable.

I saw that in the android to os7 thread. As far as I know, I don have the ability to view that way =(

Hopefully soon it will be updated to allow something like that. Or some way to categorize in folders, then tile them.
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How can I get this? biggrin.gif

I assume you're jailbroken?

You need to download a tweak called backboard.

And then enter this is your safari browser:

backboard://http://wyndrepo.googlecode.com/files/OS7Beta.zip



But before you install, tap the bottom left corner "+", and create a theme for your phones current setup. Then install the os7 theme.
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Of course I am jailbroken. XD


Anyway, will I lose anything? Easy to go back? Etc?


EDIT: Just installed it, it said "install complete" dismiss. And I cannot find it to turn on...
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Of course I am jailbroken. XD


Anyway, will I lose anything? Easy to go back? Etc?


EDIT: Just installed it, it said "install complete" dismiss. And I cannot find it to turn on...

any luck yet? or do you not care that much.


one thing i did find though, i had to change all the live tiles to static photos. even when running in the background, 3 live tiles(facebook, weather, photos) had my cpu usage at about 50%. it was killing the battery.
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i have launcher 7 installed on my captivate but tbh wp7 is not functional at all. but it is satisfying to use
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post #16 of 17
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just wondering if anyone else is using this theme?

i am still using it, and i dont really know if ill go back to the stock ios ui. i like having all the abilities of an iphone, but the wp7 face looks good.


anyways, i havent been able to figure out a way to categorize the apps, if at all possible. i read somewhere that categories is supposed to work. i was able to make the folders, choose and icon and "pin" it, but when i tap on the folder icon, nothing happens.
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Nice. As others have said, Android also has an equivalent. It seems both of us iPhone and Android users love the WP7 UI, but not necessarily its functionality as a whole OS. tongue.gif

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Yep, bitten by the WP7 bug here.
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