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Ultimate custom widget (UCCW)


One of Android’s greatest strength is customisation. UCCW takes this idea further to let you customise widgets on homescreen. Even without rooting your device or installing a custom ROM or installing a special launcher, you can do some incredible things to shape your phone to be just the way you want it. UCCW, or Ultimate Custom Widget, is a widget that lets you place custom clocks, battery meters, weather info, and just about anything else right on your homescreen. There is a sheer number of skins available on Google Play and shared in various forums, and more skins are being added all the time.

Customization is often a difficult process, but not with UCCW. Just install a skin, and tell UCCW to show it or make your own skin.

UCCW offers a WYSIWYG (What-you-see-is-what-you-get) editor allowing to customise layout, fonts, images, shapes, etc.

Features:

Widget objects - text, shapes, images, weather, graphic (progress), analog clock etc.
Text objects - calendar, weather, battery info, missed calls, sms, gmail, location, next calendar event, tasker variables
Graphical objects - barcode, bar, pie
Special objects - Week bar, Series clock
Text mapping to override text values
Hotspots (actionable areas on widget)
Share skins with one press
Ability to customize objects for size, color, tranparency, fonts etc.


Issues:

Widget not updating
1. UCCW may be killed by task killers. So exclude UCCW in task killers.
2. Could be a launcher app issue; Try a different launcher.

Getting force closes
1. Uninstall UCCW and install again.
2. Check if Force closes are occuring with a particular skin; discard that skin.
3. Send a logcat if force closes continue.

Skins do not show
1. Google play skins may not appear for some custom roms or if screen density is changed.


Join the UCCW beta program here: http://uccw.vasudevsoftwares.com/uccw-beta-version/

App Permissions explained:

Your messages - to show unread message count
Storage - for saving skins
Your location - to show location
Network communication - for weather and ads
Phone calls - to show missed calls number
Your social information - for direct dial hotspot
Your personal information - to show next calendar event
Your accounts - for Gmail unread mails count

Recent changes:
UCCW 3.1.6

Image map object - 24 hour format added
Calendar events - now next 7 days events are shown; events dates as also available
Removed some bugs

If widget on homescreen shows error, remove and reapply widget
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Free
77
3.9
User ratings
33532
Installs
1,000,000+
Concerns
5
File size
5086 kb
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About Ultimate custom widget (UCCW)
One of Android’s greatest strength is customisation. UCCW takes this idea further to let you customise widgets on homescreen. Even without rooting your device or installing a custom ROM or installing a special launcher, you can do some incredible things to shape your phone to be just the way you want it. UCCW, or Ultimate Custom Widget, is a widget that lets you place custom clocks, battery meters, weather info, and just about anything else right on your homescreen. There is a sheer number of skins available on Google Play and shared in various forums, and more skins are being added all the time.

Customization is often a difficult process, but not with UCCW. Just install a skin, and tell UCCW to show it or make your own skin.

UCCW offers a WYSIWYG (What-you-see-is-what-you-get) editor allowing to customise layout, fonts, images, shapes, etc.

Features:

Widget objects - text, shapes, images, weather, graphic (progress), analog clock etc.
Text objects - calendar, weather, battery info, missed calls, sms, gmail, location, next calendar event, tasker variables
Graphical objects - barcode, bar, pie
Special objects - Week bar, Series clock
Text mapping to override text values
Hotspots (actionable areas on widget)
Share skins with one press
Ability to customize objects for size, color, tranparency, fonts etc.


Issues:

Widget not updating
1. UCCW may be killed by task killers. So exclude UCCW in task killers.
2. Could be a launcher app issue; Try a different launcher.

Getting force closes
1. Uninstall UCCW and install again.
2. Check if Force closes are occuring with a particular skin; discard that skin.
3. Send a logcat if force closes continue.

Skins do not show
1. Google play skins may not appear for some custom roms or if screen density is changed.


Join the UCCW beta program here: http://uccw.vasudevsoftwares.com/uccw-beta-version/

App Permissions explained:

Your messages - to show unread message count
Storage - for saving skins
Your location - to show location
Network communication - for weather and ads
Phone calls - to show missed calls number
Your social information - for direct dial hotspot
Your personal information - to show next calendar event
Your accounts - for Gmail unread mails count

Recent changes:
UCCW 3.1.6

Image map object - 24 hour format added
Calendar events - now next 7 days events are shown; events dates as also available
Removed some bugs

If widget on homescreen shows error, remove and reapply widget

User reviews of Ultimate custom widget (UCCW)
Awesome customizable clock . At XDA you can find lots of skins , created from users.
Apr 8, 2012
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Yesterday 2:02 AM
Update busted everything Will re-rate as a 5, but with 16 widgets in my custom theme all showing UCCW error, and no ability to revert, I'm looking for alternative apps.
A Google User
Yesterday 12:01 AM
A No-Go For Me I tried and tried to get this to work on my LG G3 but could never get the weather location to work, so it made the app worthless. Its a shame because the skins are beautiful...some of the best around. I'll give it another try in a few months in hopes that an update will resolve the issue.
A Google User
Tuesday 8:05 PM
Something good Lo que yo buscaba...perfecto para cambiar la cara de me samsung! Lo recomiendo!
A Google User
Tuesday 5:02 PM
it's good
A Google User
Tuesday 4:47 PM
Update F'd up the "OK Google" search bar! The is no option to have the "search or say OK Google" bar open up the keyboard so I can type in words. When I press it, it only opens up google now without the keyboard showing. That defeats the purpose of having a hotspot search bar. Basically I have to open up Google now and then reach always to the top of the screen to make the keyboard open. It worked perfectly before the "update". Please fix!!! There is no option in the hotspot list to choose "google search", the only option is just google now...