DXHome Spices Up Your Android Homescreen

DXHome Spices Up Your Android Homescreen

DXHome is an all inclusive home screen app which makes it easy to change your theme, wallpaper and more. After installing DXHome it will instantly change the appearance of your phone, and it comes with a few unique features which sets it apart from other similar apps.

DXHome’s appearance is fully customizeable. You can opt for the system’s default icons, and search online for additional borders and themes, including a pretty cool Batman theme. These can all be accessed from the main Settings menu.

You can easily add shortcuts, folders and widgets to your home screen from the menu that appears when you long press the screen. Swiping that menu gives you more options – namely allowing you to remove apps from your dock, and to add or delete entire screens.

Deleting a screen makes it easy to get rid of all shortcuts in one go, and if you want to reorganize your phone’s appearance, DXHome makes it pretty easy. You can also rearrange your screens simply by dragging and dropping them to a new location. One of DXHome’s unique and useful features is the iOS-2like ability to drop icons on top of each other to create folders.

The theme comes with a clock and weather widget, which defaults to Beijing. While the widget is gorgeous, there is no clear way how to change the location, so while it’s fascinating to know exactly what the weather is like in Beijing any given time of the day, it should be easier to figure out how to localize the weather widget.

Like with the native launcher, to add apps to your home screen, you drag and drop the icon. The difference is that DXHome also gives you a quick way to uninstall apps from your phone. Dragging the icon to the trashcan will launch that app’s information page, where you can remove it from your phone.

Under Preferences, you can choose from a wide variety of animations that are used when sliding between screens.

Most importantly, DXHome doesn’t seem to slow down the phone’s performance. Often home screen apps like DXHome come at a price, and choose appearance over function. In this case, Android users can get the best of both worlds.

What’s your favourite Android homescreen app? Let us know in the comments.

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