Install Gingerbread Stock Launcher on Cyanogen Mod 7 Custom Roms

Android LogoHave a Cyanogen Mod 7 ROM installed on your phone? So, let’s check out on how you can install the Gingerbread stock launcher on your Android phone. As you might be aware of that almost all the Cyanogen Mod 7 installed phones by default employs the ADW launcher by default with which some of the users might or may not be comfortable and also the application drawer part can be made of to the one which is available for all the official Gingerbread version types which is generally just 3 components in the app drawer. Also, the home screen patterns in the Cyanogen MOD ROM 7 will be of the ADW launcher and not the default version, so let’s check out the same in the due course of the article on how you can make it to the Gingerbread stock view.
Also, in this article we will see on how you can also make the Official stock Gingerbread as your default launcher engine and remove the ADW Launcher application from your CM7 which can be done easily with the help of the adb script or application. Since the CM7 phones all you to flash the .zip format of files, you can easily customize the device the way you want it.
Please note that you will have to follow the below mentioned list of pre requisites along with the Pre tweak instructions to install Gingerbread Stock Launcher on Cyanogen Mod 7 Custom ROM.

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  1. Zubin

    September 28, 2011 at 12:49 am


    how do i install Cyanogen Mod 7 on my Ace?? can you help me with those instructions first???

    • NeaL Pradeep

      September 28, 2011 at 12:50 am

      we will soon come up with the same!

  2. DaremoS

    July 9, 2011 at 9:08 pm

    Unfortunately I wasn’t able to run your excellent batch. Here is why:

    mounting /system as read/write
    remount succeeded

    pushing Launcher2.apk
    failed to copy ‘Launcher2.apk’ to ‘/system/app/Launcher2.apk’: Read-only file sy

    backing up ADWLauncher.apk
    mv: can’t rename ‘/system/app/ADWLauncher.apk’: Read-only file system

    I’ve tried all imaginable to turn /system in to RW
    (root-explorer didn’t do the trick)

    • Neal Pradeep

      July 12, 2011 at 10:31 am

      have you changed the path of the file or have you entered the path correctly?

      • DaremoS

        July 12, 2011 at 11:14 am

        It’s a problem related with rooting… maybe if we add chmod in a temp directory it will work!!! thanks anyway… I love that launcher

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