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How to put the new HTC Sense 6 weather and clock widget on any Android phone

HTC Sense 6 interface on the left, versus Sense 5.5 on the right

HTC Sense 6 interface on the left, versus Sense 5.5 on the right

HTC Sense 6.0 sports a new weather and clock widget that made a debut on the HTC One M8 flagship. The new interface is cleaner, with flatter looks, and has received a default widget to match. The weather and clock information is displayed on white background, and doesn't throw too much info at you, like some other clock widgets we know.

If you want to peruse something similar on your Android phone, you don't have to buy the One M8, and you don't even have to have an HTC phone. Thanks to the enterprising works of an XDA-Devs member, dubbed "aviotron," we can now easily install the new Sense 6.0 weather&clock widget on any Android handset.

Granted, it is just a mockup, but it works quite well for what it is supposed to do, and the appearances are very close, which is all that matters, if you are bored with your current homescreen layout. In case you want to take the new widget for a spin, here are the few simple steps to follow:

1. Download the Ultimate custom widget (UCCW) tool from Google's Play Store, and install it;
2. Download the HTC One M8 Clock UCCW skin from the Play Store, and hit "open";
3. Now go to the widget section on your phone, find a 4x2 UCCW widget size, and drag it to the desired homescreen;
4. A list of available skins will be presented to you - chose the 12-hour or 24-hour HTC One M8 Clock UCCW skin;
5. Now you have a very "sixth Sense"-like clock on your homescreen; hit the widget's settings, if you want to change the default location, or switch from Celsius to a Fahrenheit scale.

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posted on 26 Mar 2014, 09:01 6

1. Lt.Green (Posts: 397; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)

I don't trust weather apps/widgets, they're never accurate. They're just nice to look at.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 10:35

4. Finalflash (Posts: 3485; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)

Which is largely the point of them. It is a usually free/cheap way to customize your home screen a bit and make it stand out to you as well as others.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 22:07

9. Stuntman (Posts: 836; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)

The accuracy of weather widgets and apps is due to the source. I've tried a number of weather apps and widgets. I have noticed that a number of them get their weather from the same source while others get their data from other sources. I simply pick the apps and widgets that get weather info from sources that I feel are accurate for the place that I live.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 09:12

2. kaikuheadhunterz (Posts: 1157; Member since: 18 Jul 2013)

I'd rather have a separate weather widget. I mostly use a weather app to check what the weather might be like tomorrow

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 09:20

3. HTCOE (Posts: 635; Member since: 20 Nov 2011)

google now weather is better and the "1Weather" app is better to have in my opinion

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 11:52

5. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1737; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)

Very cool, thanks

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 12:55

6. 1ceTr0n (Posts: 549; Member since: 20 May 2012)

Beautiful widgets is far far better.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 14:04 1

7. Epicness1o1 (Posts: 280; Member since: 30 May 2013)


posted on 26 Mar 2014, 17:02

8. Blazers (Posts: 465; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)

When I clicked on this article, I thought XDA developers had found a way to install the actual widget, not a UCCW mockup. I'll pass.

posted on 27 Mar 2014, 07:21

10. AhmadAlsayegh (Posts: 310; Member since: 18 Jul 2011)

whats the deal with all new apps requesting access to all your info on the phone?! since app ops was removed in Kitkat, I stopped downloading apps....anyone has a solution other than rooting??

posted on 02 Sep 2014, 23:25

11. aviotron (Posts: 1; Member since: 31 Mar 2014)

The app is removed from playstore due to some issues, its modified version is published again with a new name. Search in.nnn.uccwsensesix on playstore.

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