NOVA LAUNCHER Posts on XDA

[Update: YouTube Dark Theme Syncing] Nova Launcher 6.2.2 beta respects Android 10’s dark theme toggle as YouTube 14.38.50 prepares the same

In my opinion, the best new feature in Android 10 is the system-wide dark theme toggle. When I used to be big into custom ROMs and theming, I would slap a dark theme onto every app I possibly could. Now that Google has added a dark theme toggle to Android and is encouraging all developers...

Nova Launcher v6.1.11 is rolling out with 3 different color options for Night Mode

Customization is one of Android's main foundational pillars, and a big selling point against iOS, a closed platform that does not allow for such flexible customization. If you want to, you're able to go as far as to changing entire aspects of the UI using Substratum. And with Android Q, some customization features, including a...

Nova Launcher 6.1.6 stable adds numeric dots, an undo bar, dark theme in Google Discover, and more

Nova Launcher is among the longest-running and the most feature-packed third-party launchers for Android and one of the reasons behind this is the consistency of its updates. Last month, we witnessed a major update to Nova Launcher and it brought some notable improvements in terms of icon and folder customizations as well as settings for...

Nova Launcher 6.1 beta supports dark Google Discover feed and numeric dots

If you have been using an Android smartphone for the past few years, you have likely heard about Nova Launcher. Nova Launcher started off as a launcher replacement on our forums, and went on to become one of the most popular third-party launcher apps available on the Google Play Store. Nova's popularity stems from its...

Nova Launcher 6.0 stable brings new Adaptive Icon options, icon resizing without Prime, and more

Nova Launcher is an app that needs little introduction from us. After a humble start on the XDA forums, Nova Launcher has grown to become by far the most popular third-party launcher app among Android enthusiasts, and it even comes pre-installed on the Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2. Now, after months of work in...

Huawei confirms they’re blocking third-party launchers on Chinese EMUI 9 versions, says it’s to reduce problems

Huawei is no stranger controversy with EMUI, the company's in-house variant of Android. Just recently, they were accused of blocking third-party launchers in the latest EMUI 9 China version, with no concrete information as to why. According to members on our forums, the reason for this restriction is to allegedly combat the shady practices of some third-party...

Nova Launcher 6.0 beta is here with lots of new features

Android allows users to change the default launcher in favor of a custom launcher. It's one of the many features that differentiates the operating system from iOS. The AOSP Launcher is simple in terms of features, but custom launchers open a whole new world of features and functionality. Device makers also develop and bundle their...

Sesame Shortcut v3 beta adds search UI with auto-suggestions & home screen widget

Last time we talked about Sesame Shortcuts it had just partnered with Nova Launcher. The integration made it easy to access Sesame Shortcuts from the Nova Launcher search. It was a match made in heaven, but Sesame Shortcuts works with plenty of other launchers as well. The latest update adds several features that users will...

Nova Launcher Stable Updated to v5.5, Adds Adaptive Icons for Android 5.0+ and More

Android's newest features are very often limited only to the latest version of the operating system. This can lead many to miss out on some great features as not everyone uses custom ROMs or can afford to buy a new phone every year. Thankfully though, 3rd-party applications are able to bring some of these feature...

Nova Launcher Beta Updated With More New Pixel 2 Launcher Features

Ever since its original conception, Nova Launcher has been one of the most customizable and actively updated launchers out there. It's a great alternative for those looking to give their device, no matter how old or recent, a fresh look and feel. Nova Launcher 5.5 aims to bring the Android Oreo look, feel, and even...

Nova Launcher 5.5 Beta Brings Adaptive Icons to Android 5.0+ Phones

Nova Launcher is the go-to launcher for a lot of us. Not only does it bring the latest launcher features from the latest Android releases, but also does its best to backport those features over to previous Android releases. You can customize the look of your Android 4.1+ phone, and if you have Lollipop and...

Nova Launcher 5.4.1 Stable Version Released!

Nova Launcher would appear to be everyone's favourite home screen application for Android devices. With its customisability, you can make it everything that you want, and remove everything that you don't. If you want the Pixel Launcher with custom icon packs, you can do that. If you want a Google Now page without the pill...