Customize the Sony Xperia Home Launcher on Oreo with This Xposed Module

Customize the Sony Xperia Home Launcher on Oreo with This Xposed Module

Sony Xperia Home is a custom launcher that comes pre-installed on Sony smartphones and tablets. It has unique features you won’t find on most other OEM launchers, but most folks would agree that there’s always room for more. To that end, XDA Recognized Developer and Themer serajr recently released an updated version of Serajr Xperia Home X, an Xposed Module module that lets you to modify the appearance and behavior of the Sony Xperia Home launcher. It’s been in development for years, and it supports Sony devices running Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat, and now Oreo. On Oreo, the developer warns there might be a few bugs because the Xposed Framework for Oreo is still in beta. That said, Xperia Home X boasts an impressive list of features, and is available for free on the XDA forums.

Xperia Home X Features

Behavior:
– Physical Buttons Device (Expand Xperia Home contents for non-OSB devices)

Appearance:
– Icon Size (Shortcuts icon size)
– Label Size (Shortcuts label size)
– Show Labels (Desktop | App Drawer | Folder)
– Pagination Markers Style (Up to 3)

Apps:
– Permanently Hidden Apps (Get rid of unwanted apps anywhere on launcher)
– Rename Apps (Rename app display names)
– Third-Party Notification Badges (Display notification badge on the icon of any third-party app)

Widgets:
– Permanently Hidden Widgets (Get rid of unwanted widgets anywhere on launcher)
– Gesture Blocking Widgets (Select widgets will be excluded from desktop gesture recognition)
– Make All Widgets Resizeable

Desktop:
– Grid Number of Rows (Up to 15)
– Grid Number of Columns (Up to 15)
– Scrolling Mode (Default | Infinite Loop | Revert Position)
– Lock Desktop (Prevent adding, removing and rearranging shortcuts and widgets)
– Swipe-Up Gesture (Turn Off Screen | Power Menu | Notifications | Quick Settings)
– Swipe-Down Gesture (App Drawer | Turn Off Screen | Power Menu | Notifications | Quick Settings)
– Double-Tap Gesture (App Drawer | Turn Off Screen | Power Menu | Notifications | Quick Settings)
– Static Wallpaper (Keep wallpaper centered on all home screen panes)
– Multi-Line Labels (Allow line breaks in app shortcut labels)
– Always Show Indicators (Always show page indicators)

App Drawer:
– Grid Number of Rows (Up to 15)
– Grid Number of Columns (Up to 15)
– Hide Apps in Drawer (Fastest and easy way to hide your unwanted apps)
– Scrolling Mode (Default | Infinite Loop | Revert Position)
– Disable Search Panel (Disable suggested apps panel and swipe down gesture)
– Disable Search Bar (Fully disable search bar – including action icons)
– Swipe-Up Gesture (App Drawer | Turn Off Screen | Power Menu)
– Swipe-Down Gesture (App Drawer | Turn Off Screen | Power Menu)
– Always Show Indicators (Always show page indicators)
– Close After Starting App (Automatically closes the App Drawer)

Dock:
– Number of Shortcuts (Default | 6 | 8 | 10)
– App Drawer Button Style (Up to 5)
– Dynamic Ordering (Dynamic shortcuts ordering)

Folder:
– Close After Starting App (Automatically closes the folder)
– Folder Style (Up to 11) – Empty Folder Icon: Style 11


Check out Serajr Xperia Home X in our Sony cross device forum

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