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I want to upgrade from the free version of ADW Launcher to ADW Launcher EX. How can I do this without having to re-create all of my app settings and widgets?

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Not that you won't find an answer here, but have you tried asking on android.stackexchange.com? –  Kruug Jan 25 '13 at 20:03
    
@Kruug, I didn't know about that site. Thanks! –  K Robinson Jan 25 '13 at 20:04

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Here is a partial solution (it doesn't copy widgets).

You must save the ADW settings as a backup in the free version, then restore them in the paid version.

  1. Open ADW Launcher
  2. Context menu > ADWSettings > System > Backup and Restore > Backup
  3. Open ADW Launcher EX
  4. Context menu > ADWSettings > System > Backup and Restore > Restore > (choose the backup time stamp you just created)
  5. Context menu > ADWSettings > System > Restart ADW
  6. Now you'll have to re-create your widgets.
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