Removing Icons from the Moto Q

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  1. rntwinters

    rntwinters New Member

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    Removing Icons from the Moto Q

    I downloaded a program "City Time Alarms" from HelloMotoQ site that didn't work. I deleted the program but now I can't get rid of the icon. Oh, and it change my font in the File Manager program.

    Any ideas on how to remove icons from the start screen?
  2. n99hockey

    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    did you use the remove program function or just deleted the files from the Q

    start-->settings-->more-->remove programs
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    rntwinters New Member

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    Thanks

    No, I just deleted it using the file manager, but removing the program from the settings worked.

    Thanks
  4. n99hockey

    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    good deal
    make sure you always remove it from that menu otherwise you will leave bits and peices of software that will take up memory
  5. bhall238

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    What can be done for the opposite of this? I was fooling around with the wireless messaging feature and it changed a lot of things, even the look of my home screen. Also, I had a two way communication looking icon instead of the antenna with strength bar looking icon at the top of the screen. I panicked (thinking I was incurring charges?)and I believe I deleted the ability (probably the program as well) to use this feature. All the icons in the Start window after the downloads one have moved up a spot. I now also have a phone receiver sitting on top of an envelope icon on the top bar that I assume means I have an outlook message, but since I can't open wireless messaging, I can't retreive the message. Even if I am not going to use this feature, I would like my Q to be like it was, so what do I do now? Please help.
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    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    you mean wireless sync?
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    Yes, thats what I meant, sorry. It used to be the third icon in the start window and now it''s gone. Also then, what does the icon made up of a phone receiver on top of an envelope mean? I looked in messaging and I have no messages, but that icon is on the very top bar of my home screen, and it didn't used to be. It seems to have only recently appered, shortly after I messed with the wireless sync. I still want to know how to get wireless sync back as well. Thanks.
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    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    no problem!
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    Kill New Message Icon

    Anyone know how to kill the new message icon that pops up on the Home Screen? In Settings, my Unread Message Alert is "OFF", but it keeps showing up. Maybe a registry hack?
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    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    you mean the envelope on the top of the screen?
  13. FourTwenSesh

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    I think the only way to get rid of the envelope is to remove the voicemail tags in the XML for your homescreen. Esentially the voicemail is there whether you like it or not, but if its just a matter of seeing the icon, then you should be able to get rid of that.
  14. jpollack

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    Yes, the envelope that comes up when e-mail is received.

    How do you remove the tags from the XML?
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    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    im not so sure about that...i think that just removes the counter...
    i dont think you can get rid of those icons....
  16. FourTwenSesh

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    Considering you are the expert on this XML stuff, you are probably correct. I was just guessing, but it seems like it would be possible......thanks for the insight scott.
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    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    haha hardly an expert...(but thanks)
    i could be totally wrong....
    im not sure you can get rid of those and would well want to...how would you know when you had messages if you had no icons!?
  18. FourTwenSesh

    FourTwenSesh Active Member

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    Exactly, I don't really think its practical, but to each their own......
  19. n99hockey

    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    agreed....

    so to answer the OP's question....i dont believe that its possible
  20. coop5571

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    If all else fails, a master reset will get it back. I did the same thing a while back and that's what i ended up doing

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