General :: How To Gather Apps On Home Screens With Custom Icons

Aug 6, 2013

I'm a bit into customizing my home screens to make it look like the ones on mycolorscreen.com and in those UCCW threads.

But there is one thing thats bugging me, and that is the use of app icons on the home screen. I dont like it, its too messy and too iOS'ish.

Some are replacing the app icons with other custom icons, or removes them completely, but i rarely see what i've been trying to do; to make custom icons that open a meny of apps (in one genre..)

Like one icon for music apps, and one for travel apps etc.

I have tried to fix this using tasker widgets, like this:

and when i click on the music icon, which is a tasker widget, it opens a tasker scene with a meny of 4 music apps:

This works pretty good, but i would like the tasker widget icons to be just icons, no subtext under the icon. There is no way in tasker to do this i think, i've tried to make a task with no name but it is simply not allowed.

I've also tried to make a uccw widget, but hotspots in uccw can open apps and shortcut, not a many of apps..

i know that i can make the launcher remove text under icons, but this doen not apply to my tasker widgets.

General :: How to gather apps on home screens with custom icons


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