I think the fix for this is to turn apex launcher into a system app. You can use titanium backup for this or you can do it yourself manually using a file explorer (though this solution is less straightforward)
3.1.25 is what I meant, yep.
I think the mistake I was making was in thinking that the control panel somehow modified whatever MMS.apk was on the user's system. From what you're saying, it doesn't really modify it, but rather it replaces it. That makes sense.
I think I will grab the MMS.apk from...
Would be great if you could re-integrate it!
Just to be clear: If i use an older version of control panel suite (one that has the rotation mod), will i be able to successfully use the rotation mod to enable rotation in my current 3.1.22 install?
Does anyone know what the last version of control panel to include the sms rotation was (I see it has been removed from the most recent versions)?
If i used an older version of control panel to try to enable sms rotation (that's the only mod I need) would it work on a recent version of miui...
There are a few online lockscreens which are extremely similar to the default MIUI one. I have one called "v4" which I downloaded ages ago (I might have even downloaded it from somewhere on this site). It seems to perform much, much better than the default lockscreen which comes with MIUI...
I'm asking what you think is better about it and what makes you think that MIUI should spend lots of time moving from 4.0.3 to 4.0.4. Remember that moving to a new base for MIUI may introduce as many bugs as it fixes.