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How do I get back the old Xperia Home Launcher from Lollipop?

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How do I get back the old Xperia Home Launcher from Lollipop?

Hi,

 

I upgraded my Xperia Z3 to the latest Marshmallow, everything seems good except the new xperia home launcher.

 

The new launcher seems very barebone and lacks many features that were found in the old launcher.

Things missing are landscape mode, side drawer in app drawer that hides the ugly search bar, with shortcuts to what's new and google play.

 

The new launcher also unnecessary enter full screen mode in the app drawer and hides the status bar on top (WHY?)

It also prevents me from removing the ugly search bar in the app drawer.

 

Please bring the old launcher back

 

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Phy
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Re: How do I get back the old Xperia Home Launcher from Lollipop?

You can't, check the PlayStore for other alternatives.
Learner
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Re: How do I get back the old Xperia Home Launcher from Lollipop?

This is bad. Upgraded OS with a downgraded launcher.

Learner
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Re: How do I get back the old Xperia Home Launcher from Lollipop?

3 weeks and there is no official response from Sony.

Come to think of it,  if the solution is asking customer to check playstore for alternative,

it is like asking your customer to go to your competitor because you all screwed up the product.

 

my 2 cents.