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Date Added: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 2:42 am

Apex Launcher grid: 8×5
Set portrait grid: 8×5
Set horizontal & vertical margin: None
Set the wallpaper provided
Create a new UCCW widget 5×2
Use the uzip provided
Replace gmail account and label with your data
Resize the widget to 5×5
Turn hotspot mode ON
Enjoy :)
Uzip: http://db.tt/xHtu78UX
PSD : http://db.tt/T8LSNiwf
Font: http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/emtype/geogrotesque/

Tutorial

  1. 1. Please check the description. The guide is there :)
  1. Posted 2012/11/09 at 2:53 am | Permalink

    Nice work :D uccw skin please? :D

  2. Posted 2012/11/09 at 2:54 am | Permalink

    i hope soon means naow! love it man.

  3. Posted 2012/11/09 at 3:48 am | Permalink

    Thank you guys!
    I updated the description.
    The whole homescreen is based on the wallpaper. What I mean is that the UCCWs are plain text without icons or bg.

  4. Posted 2012/11/09 at 4:21 am | Permalink

    Extremely flippin epic job, good sir.
    Perhaps some tessellating triangle icons lower down, maybe 70% size? Just an idea. Really really awesome.

  5. Posted 2012/11/09 at 4:31 am | Permalink

    @Rofro96 Thank you very much :D
    Great idea btw. I’ll give it a try ;)

  6. Posted 2012/11/09 at 9:57 am | Permalink

    Which Grotesque font are you using?

    Also, is it possible for you to save your UCCW and share it here? I’ve tried to line it all up, but it doesn’t look nearly as nice as yours :)

  7. Posted 2012/11/09 at 12:48 pm | Permalink

    how do you set this up?

  8. Posted 2012/11/09 at 8:01 pm | Permalink

    I really like this one.
    Nice thinking btw <3

  9. Posted 2012/11/09 at 10:46 pm | Permalink

    Very nice! And I agree with OpenIntro; would love to have the UCCW file.

  10. Posted 2012/11/09 at 11:16 pm | Permalink

    I Love the setup! Is there a wide version of this wallpaper?

  11. Posted 2012/11/10 at 12:31 am | Permalink

    @OpenIntro I’ve user UltraLight and Thin
    @Sammy K. Thanks a lot! :)
    @Jeff Thank you :)
    @Timo Vino http://wallbase.cc/wallpaper/2219173

    I don’t have the uccws anymore cause I’m designing a new homescreen.
    However you can create your own uccws for this setup in like 5 minutes.
    Just don’t forget to use 8×5 grid on your launcher.
    As far as the icons are concerned, you can either use blank icons on top of them or create 4 different hotspots (uccw) for each one of them and assign different activities/apps.

  12. Posted 2012/11/10 at 5:57 am | Permalink

    @keeent Awesome! Thanks!

  13. Posted 2012/11/10 at 7:13 am | Permalink

    I will drop a UCCW here tonight or tomorrow :) I’ve almost got it perfect! Love this homescreen! Thanks!

  14. Posted 2012/11/10 at 7:41 am | Permalink

    @TimoVino :D
    @OpenIntro Thank you!

  15. Posted 2012/11/10 at 12:37 pm | Permalink

    Here you go. I made a portable version of this. Portable in the sense, all the shapes are part of the skin now. No special wallpaper needed.

    https://www.box.com/s/5jd2nsn9ggr75e9tqwmc

  16. Posted 2012/11/12 at 9:22 pm | Permalink

    @vicky_buddie hey bro can u plz upload the .uzip instead of .apk???

  17. Posted 2012/11/14 at 5:36 am | Permalink
  18. Posted 2012/11/14 at 7:41 am | Permalink

    @vicky_buddie Please DELETE the uccw skin you have uploaded on Google Play immediately. You never asked for my permission. I wouldn’t have any problem if it was for free but by charging money for something that you ripped off is unacceptable. If you don’t do so I will have to contact Google.

  19. Posted 2012/11/14 at 9:36 am | Permalink

    Can someone teach me how to set the wallpaper without cropping it? Sorry for asking. I’m new here.

  20. Posted 2012/11/14 at 5:14 pm | Permalink

    @stezo First you have to set on the launcher’s settings the wallpaper mode to “single screen”. What I do in order not to crop the wallpaper is to rotate my phone 90° so that it’s easier to make the selection.

  21. Posted 2012/11/16 at 12:36 am | Permalink

    Love it ! Waouw ! Thanks !

  22. Posted 2012/11/16 at 1:14 am | Permalink

    @dhkx I’m sure it’s him. Check here: http://mycolorscreen.com/2012/10/09/cookie-wheel/

    Just read the last comments.

  23. Posted 2012/11/16 at 5:35 am | Permalink

    Love the uccw skin. nice work! however, i downloaded the .apk @vicky_buddie uploaded here…anyone know how to change to clock to 24 hours? uccw wont let me modify the skin…

  24. Posted 2012/11/16 at 8:21 pm | Permalink

    @all I uploaded a .uzip cause it was missing. You don’t have to use vicky_buddies .apk.
    I also uploaded an updated version of the wallpaper cause the old one wasn’t aligned properly.

  25. Posted 2012/11/16 at 8:23 pm | Permalink

    @bobbypink Use the uzip I uploaded and you won’t have any issues ;)

  26. Posted 2012/11/17 at 1:11 am | Permalink

    @keeent
    add. thanks for uploading.

  27. Posted 2013/02/26 at 1:13 am | Permalink

    I’m having serious issues with this one! I imported the u zip but when I try to import the background image it says it is beyond the width/height <=160000. What to do…

  28. Posted 2013/03/05 at 6:10 am | Permalink

    how to remove the text “gmail-select account and label”

  29. Posted 2013/04/08 at 3:12 pm | Permalink

    Great job man! minimalistic yet very artistic. Loved it! Managed to PIMPED it on to my Nexus 4 :) Thanks a lot.

  30. Posted 2013/04/28 at 9:49 am | Permalink

    Hi! Can you send me tutorial about this one? I wanna try it on my s3 ^_^

  31. Posted 2013/04/28 at 12:10 pm | Permalink

    image cannot be seen on my s3.. why?

  32. Posted 2013/06/14 at 4:09 am | Permalink

    @keeent – Found http://bagarwa.deviantart.com/art/Shapes-UCCW-Skin-339240557 which is the thief who stole your work. Already reported

    Btw Awesome skin!

  33. Posted 2013/06/15 at 1:27 am | Permalink

    you should make a video

  34. Posted 2013/06/15 at 3:56 am | Permalink

    i am trying but cant figure this out

  35. Posted 2013/06/16 at 1:20 am | Permalink

    @rwfilho I can upload you a standalone uccw that I made using the Square design up there but only if Keeent gives me permission to do so.

  36. Posted 2013/07/04 at 12:19 pm | Permalink

    When I download and open it in uccw, the uskin only has text, no diamond background. Where can I get that?

  37. Posted 2013/07/10 at 11:33 pm | Permalink

    how can i download this?

  38. Posted 2013/09/04 at 8:23 am | Permalink

    I can’t get the gmail notification to work, I get 3 dashes. I’ve added my gmail account but when I receive an email, it doesn’t get updated. Anyone know why?

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