mic_888 · Dec 28, 2011 at 08:47 am

Nova Launcher Beta (ICS-based) for Samsung Galaxy Nexus

For those of you wishing to try an alternative ICS based launcher, take a look at XDA Senior member kevin@TeslaCoil‘s latest offering.

Nova Launcher is a launcher replacement based on the stock ICS Launcher and hence will only run on phones already running ICS.

Nova Launcher can install alongside the stock launcher and should work on any ICS ROM. However, in order for the widgets-in-drawer feature to work it must be installed as a system app.

Features include:

  • Custom grid size
  • User setting for auto-rotate
  • Resize any widget
  • All/New/Downloaded categories in App Drawer
  • Widgets-in-drawer
  • Shortcut or resizable information in Widget Drawer
  • Edit App Shortcut icon and label
  • Wallpaper scrolling options
  • Cube desktop effect

For more information, head on over to the application thread.


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