This my simple desktop for android. I try to make it simple as well as the steps. I dun like there’s crazy mount of icons on my desktop. So make it clear and simply .
Let’s Move, First of all, the GUI :
Cost money or search from Google pls.
After install, go settings :
UI Settings –
Fancy Backgrounds – NO
New Icon – YES
New Icon Setting > Icons Size –80
New Icon Setting > Icon text size – 9
New Icon Setting > Icon text color – #ffffffff ( remember click white circle to confirm )
New Icon Setting > Icon label color – #04000000 ( remember click white circle to confirm )
Main Dock :
I disable dock , I hate docks in any mobile os..
Screen Preferences :
Desktop Columns and Rows – 10
Show Desktop indicator – NO
Hide StatusBar – YES ( I will let you find you bar later)
Overlap widgets – YES
Drawer and Folder Settings – nothing special, you can try them out.
back to main menu, goto General Behavior
Animation and Effects :
Infinite scroll – YES
Screen transition effect – Cube ( here, you can try out which you like. )
Desktop scrolling speed – 629
Desktop Bounce – 34
Wallpaper Scrolling – YES
Sense previews – YES
Back , and Gestures :
Home button binding – NONE
Swipe down actions – Show/hide statusbar ( then you can status bar by swipe up in desktop)
Swipe up actions – Open/close App Drawer ( then you can show all app screen by swipe up in desktop)
Then you can get a desktop like mine, hold the desktop and you can add any folders.
For the folder/app icon, you can click on it to change, if you’re looking for some icons, get this for free :
Then, you need a multi wallpaper, get here for free :
After install, click menu at desktop, wallpaper – live wallpapers, Choose MultiPicture Live Wallpaper, Setting.
Common Settings :
Picture source –> Picture Folder –> Choose your wallpaper folder here..
Background Color – Black
Crop/Resize ratio – Fit to Fullscreen
Decrease Saturation – for me, I like 20%, if you want the whole feeling like me, just follow or adjust by testing.
Decrease opacity – 100% ( I won’t change this.)
back to Screen setting.
Use lock screen settings – Yes
Lock screen settings – you can use other settings in lock screen, leave it if you like to keep same as desktop.
Transition type – Outside Cube ( test any if you like )
Show reflection (top/down) – NO
Double Tap to change picture – YES ( I love it… )
Picture change interval – 1 hour
That’s it for MultiPicture Live Wallpaper
Back, click Set wallpaper and done.
Lock Screen :
Cost money or google 2.1.0 version, NOT 2.1.1 . or you will get kill every time for pirate message.
For the setting, nothing special, just choose your type as you like.
If you like the battery widget at right top, here for free :
MP3 Player widget and app :