Make Nova Google Companion App Work On KitKat Devices

Make Nova Google Companion App Work On KitKat Devices

Recently, we reported that Nova Launcher developers found a way to add a Google Now Panel in their launcher, without root. With a few simple steps, you can have the same functionality on KitKat devices.

XDA Senior Member Nikhilkumar038 managed to found a workaround to make the Nova Google Companion working on an older version of Android. The method requires you to decompile the app and lower the SDK level from 21 to 19. You can find detailed instructions in the forum thread by clicking the link below.


Make the app compatible with KitKat

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Tomek Kondrat
Tomek Kondrat

In his 30's. Joined XDA in 2011 and the portal in 2013. Senior Moderator and Developer Committee Leader. Android enthusiast that needs to have his devices rooted. Likes football (the real one), travels, TV shows, Kodi, post-rock and good food.Contact: [email protected]