Anyone know if there is a way to set up the DDG search bar as my persistent search bar?

Two Two
Created: 4 years and 4 months ago
This is the persistent search bar:
http://i.imgur.com/0aXn6SJ.png

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TopHattedCoder
Most of the unofficial launchers support moving about and deleting the Google search bar, then replacing it with the DuckDuckGo widget. I use ADW Launcher with Settings -> Homescreen -> Actionbar Design disabled.
posted by TopHattedCoder Community Leader4 years and 4 months ago Link
TopHattedCoder
Or with ADWSettings -> Screen ->Actionbar Design disabled on the newer versions.
posted by TopHattedCoder Community Leader4 years and 4 months ago Link
zac
Cool! I was using Nova launcher a while back. That's another good one.
posted by zac Staff4 years and 4 months ago Link
TV
Yes. You can set widget on your screen.

[http://www.csc.kth.se/~johanhil/ddgwidget.png]
posted by TV 4 years and 4 months ago Link
Two
That's not what I mean. Yes, I can add the widget, but the space for the persistent search bar goes unused. It's a waste of space.
posted by Two 4 years and 4 months ago Link
TV
Whatever
posted by TV 4 years and 4 months ago Link
Two
Screw me for wanting to set up my android device how I want it to work, right?
posted by Two 4 years and 4 months ago Link
TV
Nope, it's just not that easy. You need to have rooted device to manage this.
posted by TV 4 years and 4 months ago Link
Two
I'm running CyanogenMod, so no only am I already rooted but I'm also not running the stock image.
posted by Two 4 years and 4 months ago Link
Moollaza
I highly suggest you try out Nova Launcher then! It allows you to remove the Google search widget and then you can use the DDG Widget which is included with our Android App
posted by Moollaza Staff4 years and 4 months ago Link
Two
Oh I can remove the persistent search bar, but what I want is to replace the google one with a DDG one. As in something like this:

Normal persistent search bar
http://i.imgur.com/RJqCCTf.png

DDG persistent search bar
http://i.imgur.com/a0EbzUD.png
posted by Two 4 years and 4 months ago Link
Two
Oh, btw, is there a way I can change my icon/avatar?
posted by Two 4 years and 4 months ago Link