Elixir 2 - Widgets

Elixir 2 - Widgets


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  • Useful
  • Easy to use
  • Many widgets
  • The design could be improved
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Expert's Review

"Fill your homescreen with widgets"

Reviewed by / Aug 31, 2011

Choose the ones you want to use and customize them

Elixir 2 - Widgets is an Android application for creating widgets on your home screen. What you need to do is to long press on the homescreen, choose widgets and then the Elixir size you want to use. A new window will open and you'll have to set the Name, Background transparency and other important settings. After that, you can click on the image and select the type of widget you want to install (Battery, CPU usage, Memory, Time, Wi-Fi and many more).

After the first one, you can go on and create many more widgets for your homescreen and customize them all to your taste.

Elixir 2 - Widgets was developed by Tamás Barta, creator of other useful applications for your Android device. If you want to install widgets in a quick and easy way this is your application, although the design could really be improved in order to be more aesthetic.

Tags: elixir 2 widget, elixir 2 widgets, elixir widget, elixir 2, elixir2 widget, elixir 2 hotspot, elixir 2 themes, elixir 2 2.1.1, elixir phantom widget, elixir 2 widgets 2.8.1 apk.

Developer's original description available here
This application is an add-on for Elixir 2 but it can use as a standalone application too. Widgets makes it possible to put higly configurable widgets to your home screens.


- multiple widget sizes, each can be disabled
- small widget icons, up to 7*7 icons per screen.
- widget performance screen
- customize widget icons by icon packs
- various widget backgrounds, changeable transparency
- various icon sizes
- change label position/color/size, hide labels
- backup/restore widget definitions
- change image, label, refresh rate of widget types

Widget icon types:
- application launcher
- recent application (dynamic)
- contact
- shortcut: bookmark, contact, setting, ...
- battery
- battery current
- battery temperature
- battery time
- battery voltage
- internal storage
- external storage
- cpu usage
- cpu frequency
- cpu usage * frequency
- memory
- running/recent applications/processes count
- e-mail unread count: gmail or any imap server
- missed calls count
- messages unread count
- bookmarks, history
- time
- uptime
- date
- next alarm
- mobile signal strength
- mobile traffic
- wifi signal strength
- wifi traffic
- wifi name
- wifi link speed

Widget toggles:
- cpu governor
- profile
- mobile data
- mobile network (2G/3G/4G) - opens settings
- apn
- apn selector
- data roaming
- wimax (4g)
- wifi
- wifi selector
- wifi ap (hotspot)
- bluetooth (2 or 3 state)
- bluetooth tethering
- nfc - opens settings
- gps
- airplane mode
- auto-brightness
- brightness (can set levels)
- auto-rotate
- lock
- screen timeout (can set levels, keep screen on)
- screen off
- screen filter
- screen orientation
- wallpaper
- auto-sync
- sync all
- background data
- speakerphone
- ringer mode
- vibrate
- haptic feedback (vibrate on touch in ics)
- ringtone
- sd mount
- sd refresh
- usb mass storage
- flash (needs TeslaLED Flashlight)
- mute
- clear cache
- reboot (for rooted devices, normal/recovery/bootloader/shutdown)
- usb debugging
- stay awake (with wake lock)
- refresh widget
- locale
- volume
- volume profile selector

Languages: english, magyar, русский, deutsch, ελληνικά, polski, español, český, 正體中文, yкраїнський, italiano, slovenčina, 日本語, 한국의

This is a free, ad-supported application. If you donate:

- ads will be removed
- set custom label color for every widget icon, on/off/unread/missed icon states

You can donate by buying the Elixir 2 - Donation Key application or you can make a donation from my web site or from the application.

Contact: bartadev@gmail.com
Site: http://bartat.hu
Translation: http://crowdin.net/project/elixir
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/elixir.for.android

Recently changed in this version

- Widgets: 3x5, 5x3 layouts
- Widgets: new option to show/hide text shadow
- Screen timeout toggle fix: "never" works again
- Android 5.0 fix: Mobile data toggle (root needed)
- Android 5.0 fix: GPS toggle
- Android 5.0 fix: Reboot toggle
- Android 5.0 fix: Flashlight toggle
- Other fixes

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Comments and ratings for Elixir 2 - Widgets
  • (53)

    by Anand Khetani on 30/12/2014

    You can make widget though this app also short cut

  • (53)

    by Andrew R on 20/12/2014

    Has fixed my only gripe with this app. Seriously should be preinstalled on every device. Great program.

  • (53)

    by Kwan Lam Ng on 19/12/2014

    Nice app which helps accessing functionality very much. But after upgrading to android 5.0, cannot toggle cellular data (3G/lte) by widget. I guess it is not updated to support the new os. Is this an obsolete project?

  • (53)

    by Rich P on 16/12/2014

    Superb addition to Elixir 2, just wish it would be updated to work with Lollipop.

  • (53)

    by Jason Powell on 15/12/2014

    Would be nice if we could choose how many rows and columns to have displayed. I have a 4x3 space and would like to have a 6x6 or 6x5 icon layout. You could just make one resizable widget with customizable rows and columns instead of all the different size widgets.

  • (53)

    by Carin Prindle on 13/12/2014

    SG Note 3 :))

  • (53)

    by Vernon Davenport on 13/12/2014

    It does what it said it will do.

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