Action Launcher update brings customizable Pixel 2-style dock search


Google revealed a completely redesigned Pixel Launcher that comes pre-installed on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones. As such, the new changes are slowly starting to make their way into some of the more popular Android launchers.

The first to add some of the new Pixel Launcher's style is Chris Lacy's Action Launcher. Version 29.0 has just been released in the Google Play Store and brings a customizable Pixel 2-style dock search.

So, aside from the fact that you get to use the Pixel 2's dock search box, but you'll also be able to customize it with your favorite background color, shape, as well as shortcuts. You can find all these personalization options under Action Launcher's Quickbar editor.

Besides the new dock search box, Action Launcher 29.0 also gained the ability to use the “G” style Google logos to customize the search box's corner radius to make it look more rounded.

Action Launcher 29.0 is available for free in the Google Play Store right now. It requires devices running Android 4.1 and up, but some feature will only work on much newer versions of the OS.

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3 Comments

1. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 914; Member since: May 07, 2014

After using Arrow (Now Microsoft) Launcher, no launcher impresses me... I used to like Hola, it was tiny, fast and good looking but then it got flooded with bloatware... Microsoft launcher is the best these days.

2. Pitrich

Posts: 239; Member since: Apr 13, 2016

Better than Nova?

3. KingSam

Posts: 1448; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

i use nova.

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