Essential Launcher Alternatives

    Essential Launcher is described as 'very small launcher offering most basic functionality. It is easy on disk usage, memory and CPU usage'. There are more than 50 alternatives to Essential Launcher for Android, Android Tablet, F-Droid, Kindle Fire and Android SDK. The best alternative is Nova Launcher, which is free. Other great apps like Essential Launcher are Lawnchair Launcher (Free, Open Source), KISS Launcher (Free, Open Source), Trebuchet (Free, Open Source) and Microsoft Launcher (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      👍 Key features 🏠 Minimalist design - Following in footsteps of Material Design, POCO Launcher puts all your apps in the App drawer, keeping the Home screen neat and clean.
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    1. Lightning is a fast, light and extremely customizable home screen replacement for Android. And it can also be used as the most flexible lock screen replacement !
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    2. It is a fast, lightweight Android Launcher. It is free/libre software. The app has a very small APK size and currently requires no permissions.

      Discontinued

      The GitHub repository for this project is archived and has no commits since February 2017. See https://github.com/edgarvperes/HayaiLauncher

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    3. Action Launcher is a launcher that captures the material design of Google Now and adds tons of customization options. FEATURES • Matches your home screen colors with your wallpaper. • Swipe a shortcut to reveal an app's widget.
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      • Android
      • Android SDK
      iLauncher is a springboard like iOS launcher clone build by suckgamoni for use in the android operating system.
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    4. Lean Launcher is an open source lightweight, customizable launcher similar to the Pixel Launcher . It is based on Rootless Pixel Launcher and has some additional options.

      Discontinued

      last update 2018

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    5. Total launcher is the best customizable launcher in Android. Of course, it is still fast, light and easy to use. Do you like a simple home? Use this. Do you like a beautiful home? Use this. Do you like a smart home? Use this.
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    6. Customize your launcher the way you want it to be: apply your favorite wallpapers and widgets, apply scroll effects or transitions, or organize your apps in folders. Secure your apps from prying eyes with integrated app locking features.

      Discontinued

      removed from playstore

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    7. Quick. Smart. Minimalist. Download the free Android launcher for digital wellbeing and use the smart search feature to reduce clutter and minimize screen time.
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    8. Joy Launcher is a Smart, Safe, Free launcher for Android.Joy Launcher has Smart Center which shows the Weather, Exchange, Calendar, Note for you and keep your phone in best condition.
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