Former Writer · Sep 10, 2012 at 07:30 pm

Atrix HD Launcher and Circle Widget Ported to Atrix 2

We often see proprietary launchers from one device make their way to other devices. This can be cool for a myriad of reasons, but the most common is to see how another device’s software runs on your hardware. This can be especially interesting when you’re using the competition’s launcher or even if you’re using the launcher of the next device up from yours. This is the case with the Motorola Atrix 2 which can now run the launcher from the Motorola Atrix HD.

The launcher is pretty easy to install. Users simply boot into BOOTMENU, wipe dalvik-cache, and flash away. That isn’t to say this is flawless, however. A known bug is that you cannot add widgets from the app drawer, as well as other miscellaneous issues. In most cases, switching the underlying ROM has worked out well, and most users say it works well once they can get it to work. Included with the launcher are the weather and circle clock widgets.

For additional details, check out the original thread by XDA Senior Member farshad525hou.


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