Tomek Kondrat · Jul 1, 2014 at 06:30 pm

Xposed GEL Settings Updated to Change Google Now Launcher to Android L Style

The Google Experience Launcher has become one of the most popular home applications on Android. It’s used as the default launcher in every Google Nexus and Google Play Edition device, and it’s found its way to many more thanks to various XDA members.

Although many care for the Google Now Launcher, it lacks quite a lot of relatively standard configuration options. XDA Senior Member theknut decided to do something about it, and used Xposed Framework to fix this with his module Xposed GEL Settings.

Not too long ago we talked about a theme that modifies your OS to look like Android L. If your ROM doesn’t support the theme engine, you can use theknut’s module to change the Google Now Launcher’s look to match the Android L style. The module changes icons, folder preview, drawer icon, and even animations, so it’s a complete solution before Android L reaches official status.

Like every Xposed module, XGELS requires a device to be rooted in order to work. Ensure that you have the newest version of Xposed and SuperSU installed before trying this module out.

If you are a Google Now Launcher user, you can add some Android L material design to the GEL. All you need to do is visit the module thread and give it a shot. You can find a complete changelog in the following forum post.


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Tomek Kondrat

eagleeyetom is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Tomek is the only Polish moderator on XDA Developers. He graduated from the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn with a degree in journalism and public communication in 2013. He's a big fan of football (not hand egg), post rock and cooking. A total addict of mobile technology, especially Android. Currently flashes dozens of custom ROMs on his OPO. View eagleeyetom's posts and articles here.
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