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    Google Now Launcher Alternatives

    Google Now Launcher is described as 'Upgrade the launcher on your Android device for a fast, clean home screen that puts Google Now just a swipe away' and is a Application Launcher in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Google Now 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 Google Now Launcher are Lawnchair Launcher (Free, Open Source), KISS Launcher (Free, Open Source), Microsoft Launcher (Free) and Trebuchet (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 13, 2020

    1. Lightweight customizable launcher which supports icon packs and has a good number of settings for its size. Features include: • Icon pack support • App and web search • App categories • History of last launched apps • Resizeable layout
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    2. Simple, powerful, fast and highly customizable home replacement, based on the Marshmallow stock launcher. Other versions are available for Android Froyo and Ice Cream Sandwich in Mobint Software apps. Basic Features: - Full material design.
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    3. Hangar is an Android app that provides easy, relevant shortcuts in your notification drawer to your most used and relied upon apps.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      SixGrid is a launcher based on the simplicity principle. The idea behind this is a simple lightweight launcher with good customisation and ppearance that makes use of android's design and doesn't take up too much space or use too much performance.

      Discontinued

      Last release was on Aug 11, 2014 and there has been no active development since then.

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    4. FastAccess - A tiny launcher or as Samsung likes to call it Floating Toolbox.Fast Access features: * Floating Apps & Floating Folders, are always going to be a click away from any screen.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Espier Launcher is a desktop for your smartphone or tablet which is based on Android 2.2 or later. It brings you an entirely new interaction experience, and makes your smartphone and/or tablet to be different from the rest.
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    5. The world 1st launcher powered by 3D engine is redefining Android phones! It brings stunning 3D transition effects, as well as smooth and flexible operations to your phone.
    6. Main features: A) Bing daily wallpaper - Automatically via Launcher Settings -> General Settings - Manually via Gestures B) Supports Portrait and Landscape mode. - Widgets positions & sizes are preserved the way you chose in both orientations.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      If you were constantly checking on someone you like, touching them every time and not letting them sleep, they would probably pass a restraining order right ? That's the tagline for No Phone, A Restraining Order from Your Phone.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      Hola Launcher is A simple yet powerful launcher for your phone! All-in-one speed booster, battery saver, charging protector and app manager to keep your phone running its best!.
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