Get this look for your Android homescreen: Tiles 2.1

Get this look for your Android homescreen: Tiles 2.1


One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs.  Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyday user. Some of just want to change the home screen around a bit and create a new user experience. To that end, we present our weekly series of Get This Look posts.

In a nutshell we will show you a new look for your Android handset and tell you which apps you’ll need if you want to mimic the feel. Note that the following details are but the ingredients to which you can create your own delicious Android dish – results will vary.  But that’s awesome. In fact, many of the designs we highlight tend to use the same apps.

Tiles 2.1 by dadilydoo


This is one of those designs that offers quick access to whatever applications you use most, and not much more. Not concerned with the weather, a music widget, or social networking status? This is one look you should consider.


There isn’t a great amount of leg work that goes into creating this design and the wallpaper can be swapped out for just about anything you want.  We also appreciate that users can download and install their favorite icon packs and add more color or less detail. Want to go more minimal? No sweat.

Finally, we also like the fact that the apps used to get this look total a mere $4 and that there are nearly infinite ways to tweak and massage your look.  Play with it a bit and you’ll quickly be looking at something entirely different. And that’s a good thing.


Anything Else?

There’s a wonderful website that we’ve long appreciated called MyColorScreen which is dedicated to the great ways you can modify your home screens.

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  1. kimir
    January 18, 16:59 Reply

    Where is the full size wallpaper? The one you use as the background of the phone with its screen shot.

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