[Bug fix/workaround for laggy Recent Apps screen?] I've been playing around with NiceLock for a while and managed to make a nice light Holo Blue theme for myself using Theme Park. I also installed the original Material Design icon pack from Galaxy Themes to get much better icons and to get rid of, for the most part, the Samsung-style icon borders which I personally find annoying. So I'm quite happy with the look on my S9 now. However, all the Recent Apps styles offered by the Task Changer module are quite frankly, ugly versions of the original Android Recent Apps styles, with even more cartoonishly rounded corners and unnecessary animations. The animations though annoying are all very smooth. The Carousel style is the closest one to the default Android Pie/10 so I used it for a few days. I found it hard to swipe between recent app pages. The only good thing is that there is a "Center the currently running app" option (the default Android Pie/10 behaviour). I then disabled it and went into Developer Options in Settings on the S9, and found out that the settings below fixed the sluggish Recent Apps bug and enable the "Center the currently running app" behaviour! Window animation scale - No need to change, but I set it to .5x Transition animation scale - Off Animator duration scale - .5x
The only problem I have with this workaround is that sometimes the Close All button becomes invisible yet functional.
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Actually, you SHOULD upgrade your pc, they have a lot less garbage going on with windows 10 after 4 years of tweaking. Just disable windows defender and then look through things as you go. Considering how quickly they cut support to windows 7, the next on the list is 8/8.1. The best solution to the disaster zone was a new ui launcher, and looking up the specific problems I had till a solution was found (some there were none). Since you're a lot later to the update, you won't have anywhere near as many bugs or issues to deal with. It will still be weird, but there are ways to deal with it. Comparing current to older on phone, I would very much prefer to go back, but you get used to it whether you like it or not. As for PC, it's a mixed bag where it's dangerous to, and dangerous not to, upgrade. But it's likely a lot less safe to not. For me I find a happy balance of waiting a week after updates for the immediate rush of bugs unless it's an immediate level threat in which case I look around and go "huh, this might suck worse than a bug..." SO, advising, upgrade pc, maybe check out some of the free launchers on google play and see if one floats your boat, cause you can still use those after upgrading*. Some permanent changes -you cannot have a theme with night mode active -music is no longer blue but a stupid blinding white outside of night mode (black using night mode makes it black/grey, but this doesn't happen with a theme) -the app icons look like they were designed for a child's tablet. -bixby is no longer able to be 100% disabled -they screwed up the camera and color settings (still not fixed, only natural focus has the correct lighting and it's always zoomed in 2-3x with absolutely no zooming options) tl;dr upgrade pc, look at your options with phone.
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I have my new phone galaxy A70 and I have Pie android I have problems with: All Facebook Apps including Pages and Messenger WhatsApp Viber Snapchat I've noticed as soon as I open the app it gives me all my notifications. Like it's in a deep sleep. And additionally no counters on apps for the notifications either so unless I open the app i have no idea if there is anything there.
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