GO Switch Widget

GO Switch Widget

10,000,000 - 50,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • Amount of switches
  • Good-looking
  • Useful
Cons
  • Should be more customizable
  • It would be great more widget sizes
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Expert's Review
5.0
Worthy

"The dashboard widget"

Reviewed by / Mar 19, 2012

GO Switch Widget is one of the most complete widgets on Google Play

The reason? The amount and above all, the utility of the switches it includes. Bear in mind though that this is a widget that can only be place on your screen if you're already using GO Launcher EX. There are two available sizes: 1x1 and 4x1. Of course the most interesting is the latter. It allows you to place up to 6 switches out of 20 available. Just take the ones you use most frequently: WiFi, ringer, brightness, bluetooth, GPS, auto-sync, airplane mode, auto-rotate, vibrate... among many other. What's more you can toggle position modification.

Removing switches to add new ones is as easy as long press home screen, choose GO Widgets and then GO Switch Widget. Then select the six switches you want to place on the widget and un-select the ones you want to remove. You can even change position of the switches in the widget by lick and toggling the icon. That easy.

In a nutshell, another great widget developed by GO Dev Team, maybe the most useful. We've just found two catches: it needs more widget sizes and it would be great if it were more customizable.

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Developer's original description available here
GO Switch Widget provides you a fast way to turn on/off the functions in common use, such as Wifi, GPS, brightness, screen lock,flashlight, battery etc.

In 4x1 style, up to 12 toggles and 2 controls are supported. Compare to other switch widgets, you can just simply drag the toggles to change their positions in the widget. Moreover, like other GOWidgets, theme is also supported.

To make it work, you must install the latest version of GO Launcher EX which is the most popular home launcher app in Android Market.

Free tools for you: Flashlight , QR Scanner , Timer

How to uninstall?

To lock screen, the widget must be set as the device administrator. Once it's done, you cannot uninstall the widget directly like other normal GOWidgets. If you happen to uninstall it, you can follow the instruction below:

Enter the "Settings" menu -> "Location and security" -> "Select device administrators" -> Make sure "GO Switch Widget" is not selected -> Then uninstall the

Available Size:
-4x1
-1x1

Since GO Switch Widget has the right to lock screen, to UNINSTALL it, you must execute the steps below first.

Press the "menu" button in home screen of GO Launcher EX -> Select "Settings" -> Select "Location and Security" -> Select "Select device administrators" -> Make sure "GO Switch Widget" is not selected. Then try uninstall the widget like other usual applications.

Some toggles may be out of work after your GO Switch Widget is upgraded. Please refer to the instruction below to figure them out.

For the WiFi toggle (the instruction may be varied a little in different phones)

Settings -> Wireless and network -> Wi-Fi settings -> Unselect “WiFi” -> Then try the WiFi toggle in the widget to open the WiFi network.

For the Bluetooth toggle (the instruction may be varied a little in different phones)

Settings -> Wireless and network -> Bluetooth settings -> Unselect “Bluetooth” -> Then try the Bluetooth toggle in the widget to open the Bluetooth function.

For the screen lock toggle (the instruction may be varied a little in different phones)

Settings -> Location and security -> Select device administrators -> Unselect “GO Switch Widget” -> Then try the “screen lock” toggle in the widget to lock the screen.

Actions:
- Wifi, Ringer, Brightness, Bluetooth, MobileNetwork, GPS, Auto-sync, Airplane mode, Auto-rotate, Vibrate, ScreenTimeout, Lock screen, Ringer volume, Media volume
- Toggle position modification

How to add GOWidgets to your home screen?
- Long press on your home screen in GO Launcher EX. Press the GOWidget option and choose the widget you like. Make sure you have enough room for the widget.

Recently changed in this version

1. (New) add wihte 4*1 and 1*1 widget style
2. (New) add black 4*1 and 1*1 widget style
3. (Fix) Crash bugs


Lists with GO Switch Widget

Some lists where this application appears: Reviewed by Emmanuel Lund, Reviewed by Anna Grace.

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Comments and ratings for GO Switch Widget
  • (74)

    by yulbeyhan on 16/07/2014

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  • (74)

    by ramonito meneses on 05/07/2014

    Amazing

  • (74)

    by andre coleman on 04/07/2014

    The ability to simulate the knock knock feature and still have awesome launchers/wallpapers is simply amazing

  • (74)

    by Patel Nimish on 04/07/2014

    I like it

  • (74)

    by Diezmond Gatewood on 04/07/2014

    This app is the best i like it !!!!!!

  • (74)

    by Panos Melissakis on 03/07/2014

    Can't change themes

  • (74)

    by Muhammad Ismat Abd Rashid on 02/07/2014

    So good