Microsoft Launcher update adds lots of new features, here is what to expect

Microsoft's popular Android launcher has just received a new update that brings many new features meant to enhance user experience. Microsoft Launcher v4.5 has a couple of improvements aimed at devices running Android Oreo, but most of the new features can be used on any compatible smartphone.

First off, the update adds the option to adjust icon size in the app drawer, dock, and home screen. Also, you can now let people attending a meeting know that you're going to be late via the calendar card.

Furthermore, if you're using Microsoft Intune, you will now be able to take advantage of Microsoft Launcher whenever you want to view corporate data. You'll also be able to create Oreo shortcuts, as well as add blank pages in vertical mode.

If your smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat or higher, you can now set wallpapers for home and lock screen. Finally, Microsoft has added recurring reminders for those who need them.

source: Google Play via MSPU



1. Sparkxster

Posts: 1246; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Great update! Been using Microsoft launcher since November and it has been a great experience very useful and smooth!

2. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Never coming back to Nova again. This launcher is lit AF.

3. digitalw

Posts: 79; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

Using it on Nokia 5. While N5 is a good phone with a sh**t camera, the Microsoft Launcher is a great add on for this and i suppose all other android devices. Smooth, intutive, and have all i need.

5. Ali.M

Posts: 12; Member since: Dec 23, 2013

You bought a phone with 100$ and you complain about camera are you serious, what you feel when you write this comment

4. andriodfanboy1

Posts: 169; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Already got it

6. checkmymike

Posts: 221; Member since: Dec 28, 2011

My new favorite launcher! Been using since december! Microsoft has a winner in this app!

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