No Nexus? New launcher brings Android N's slide screen to any handset

No Nexus? New launcher brings Android N's slide screen to any handset
If you are waiting with bated breath for Google to flesh out the Android 7.0 "N" update more at its I/O conference next month, but don't have a Nexus phone or tablet to install the N preview on, the new N Launcher may be the next best thing.

It is free to install from the Play Store, and comes off resembling the official preview as much as it could, and not only in visuals. It sports Android N's slide screen, letting you whisk left from the home screen or app drawer to evoke a bunch of quick access shortcuts, toggles or options. Customizing this slide screen, however, will cost you in the paid Prime version.

In addition, with the N Launcher you get a missed call, texts, or email count, double-tap to turn off the display, folder customizations, and other bells and whistles worthy of a decent launcher. It's just that in the end your phone will feel like it's running Android N, for neat.

Developer: AlphaDroid Download: Android
Category: Personalization Price: Free



1. xocomaox

Posts: 200; Member since: Dec 14, 2015

Can this replace Nova? I need to be able to customize all icons, hide apps in drawer, make folders in drawer and change grid size on desktop, as well as icon size.

5. VVayne

Posts: 103; Member since: Oct 01, 2015

I'm sure it will be in some Nova Launcher beta-release soon. They deliver pretty quick the nexus-like updates.

2. Enddo

Posts: 53; Member since: May 26, 2014

What is "Android N's Slide Screen"? This isn't present on the current Android N dev preview

3. serria

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 29, 2014


4. bassembm

Posts: 143; Member since: Dec 27, 2015

Cant find it

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