Nova Launcher Stories May 14

Nova Launcher update delivers Android P compatibility improvements

Nova Launcher is one of the most popular third-party launchers available for Android today, and one of the big reasons for that is because it’s quick to adopt the latest features and versions of Android. Now, Nova is adding some compatibility improvements for Android P.

Nova Launcher Stories December 18, 2017

Third-party launchers on Android are available to suit every need, but one of the best for years has been Nova Launcher. As of last week, Nova has been available for a whopping 6 years, and the developers have a special treat for those who haven’t bought it yet…

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Nova Launcher Stories October 9, 2017

Nova Launcher now has over 50 million downloads on the Google Play Store

Custom launchers are one of the best and easiest ways to customize your Android device, and one of the most popular has been Nova Launcher. TeslaCoil’s app has been a favorite in the Android community for a long time, and now it’s racked up over 50 million downloads on Google Play.

Nova Launcher Stories September 11, 2017

Nova Launcher’s latest beta adds support for Android Oreo’s adaptive icons

One of the lesser-known features in Android Oreo is the ability to customize the shape of icons on your launcher. This feature is something we’ve seen in some launchers and icon packs, but Oreo’s implementation uses officially supported APIs to do this a bit more reliably. Now, fan-favorite Nova Launcher is adding support.

Nova Launcher Stories July 25, 2017

Android 7.1 Nougat’s long-press contextual app shortcuts have become surprisingly popular, but users on older devices don’t get to enjoy the convenient feature — at least, not without third-party launchers.

Developers behind launchers like Nova and have worked to bring app shortcuts to older versions of Android, but most apps still get linked to a generic list of shortcuts for home screen management. With the help of Sesame Shortcuts, that’s all about to change.

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Nova Launcher Stories June 22, 2017

Nova Launcher’s Google Now integration now works on Lollipop devices

Just last week the talented developers behind Nova Launcher finally solved one of the biggest pain points of almost every third-party launcher by including native Google Now integration. The feature is clean and works great, but it does involve a bit of a workaround to activate. Now, the availability of that feature is expanding to older versions of the OS.

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