Sony Xperia Z launcher ported to select Samsung Android smartphones

Sony Xperia Z launcher ported to select Samsung Android smartphones
Tinkering with an Android smartphone's software could be dangerous, but it is also quire fun if you're a geek. Just look at the cool stuff you can make an Android smartphone do!

This XDA Developers member, for example, took a leaked launcher from a Sony Xperia Z and made it compatible with several Samsung high-end smartphones: the Samsung Galaxy S III, the Galaxy Note II, as well as the Galaxy S II and the first Galaxy Note

The launcher isn't perfect, but a number of goodies are reportedly working, including the Xperia widgets, available in various sizes. Just make sure you don't press the theme's settings button as the software tends to crash at that point. 

All the files you need in order to give this hack a try are available at the source link below. Just make sure your data is backed up as you never know when something could go seriously wrong.



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12 Comments

1. wendygarett unregistered

Touchwiz just got owned lol :p

5. Darkerm

Posts: 322; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

hahahahhaha (y)

6. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Touchwiz got owned by third party lauchers a long time ago. Never heard of Nova or Apex? Guess WP8 does not have lauchers so I can understand where your coming from.

2. danny_a2005

Posts: 365; Member since: Oct 06, 2011

Xperia Z wannabes

8. leftheodo

Posts: 108; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

Don't get me wrong, the Xperia Z is a great phone but The Galaxy S 4 will crush it.

9. phonemirer

Posts: 111; Member since: Dec 07, 2012

why u compare a nearly launched phone with a phone that will come in summer (s4) ?? no phone is future proof for 6 months

12. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012

yeah. I'm sure the Sony is going to have a better flagship when the Galaxy S4 comes out leftheodo means that the Galaxy s4 will crush it in sails, because they will be competing against each other in stores

10. Lawliet

Posts: 160; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

Because how much do you know about it ?

3. wildcard

Posts: 65; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

the good thing that it work

4. vijaysivakula

Posts: 229; Member since: Aug 17, 2011

This is only for Touchwiz based ROMs. I (ahem) have been running a Jellybean based ROM with Apex, Nova and ADW Launchers for the past few months and wouldnt need anything like this.. :P

7. ubuntu

Posts: 40; Member since: Jan 11, 2013

oh,never mind.For sale my s3 to get xperia z.Lol

11. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012

It actually works on any rom i'm using it on CM10.1 right now

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