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20 popular Android launchers to give your phone a new look

Gadgets Now Bureau16 Dec, 2021, 08:50AM IST

20 popular Android launchers to give your phone a new look
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Android launchers can give your smartphone an entirely new look. From changing how the apps on your phone look to adding new functionalities and themes, launchers can do this and lots more. Listed below are 20 Android launchers you can look at. These launchers are popular with 4-plus ratings on Google Play Store.

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​Poco Launcher 2.0

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Offer Minimalist design
  • Offers the ability to resize the home screen layout, app icons, wallpapers, themes, and animations.
  • Supports third-party icon packs
  • Ability to groups apps by category automatically
  • Dark Mode
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​Microsoft Launcher

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Icon customisation with icon packs
  • Bing wallpapers
  • Dark mode
  • Better memory management and fluent design
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​Nova Launcher

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Custom icon support
  • Night Mode and Dark mode themes
  • Customisable App Drawer with the ability to choose page effects, design and more
  • Backup and restore support
  • Multiple animations
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​Niagara Launcher

The key features of the launcher include:

  • One-hand operation
  • Wave alphabet to easily access apps
  • Ability to read and respond to notifications from the home screen
  • Ad-free
  • Personalisation options like icon packs, fonts and wallpapers.
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​Smart Launcher 5

The key features of the launcher include:

Automatic app sorting

Automatic theme colours to match the wallpaper

One-hand operation

Ability to change theme, launcher colour and fonts

Smart search to easily find contacts and apps

Adaptive icons

Gestures and hotkeys

Built-in clock widget with weather

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​Launchair 2

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Support for Adaptive Icons.
  • Flexible Desktop, Dock, and Drawer.
  • Drawer Categories (Tabs & Folders).
  • Integration with Android Recents.¹
  • Automatic Dark Mode.
  • Contextual data in At a Glance.
  • Notification Dots.
  • Integration with Google Feed and Homefeeder
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​HiOS Launcher (2021)

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Built-in news and games feed
  • Smart scene for discovering songs
  • Scrolling effect
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​Launcher iOS 15

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Apple iOS theme and design
  • iOS-like Control Centre
  • Assistive Touch
  • Change your wallpaper the same as real iOS devices.
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​Wide Launcher

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Ad-free
  • Offers 3x wider home screen
  • Unrestricted app/object placement (not restricted to Tile view)
  • Offers a collection of wallpapers, decor stickers, icons and picture frames.
  • Automatically made app palette
  • Offers home screen share feature
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​Computer Launcher

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Windows 10 themed interface
  • Comes with Action Centre
  • Built-in File Manager
  • Built-in taskbar with clock, calendar and other tools.
  • Also comes customisable themes, icons packs
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​AIO Launcher

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Icon packs and icon shape support
  • Ability to change font size
  • Advanced search system for applications, contacts, files and information on the Internet
  • Ability to rename applications
  • Widgets and plugins support
  • Gesture support
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​GO Launcher

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Comes with 10000+ free themes
  • Support Go Wallpaper
  • Transition effects
  • Ability to hide and lock apps,
  • Built-in performance booster
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​Hyperion Launcher

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Option to choose from multiple wallpapers and also customise backgrounds for dock, app drawer, folder and more.
  • Custom gestures
  • Animations
  • Ability to lock apps
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​Square Home Launcher

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Vertical scrolling in page and horizontal scrolling from page to page.
  • Metro style UI and tablet support.
  • Windows 10-like Live Tiles
  • Notifications and count on tiles.
  • Smart app drawer: sorts the best on the first by using patterns of app.
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​XOS Launcher

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Built-in news and games feed
  • Smart scene for discovering songs
  • Scrolling effect
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​Solo Launcher

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Features Material Design 2.0
  • Comes with built-in device management tool
  • Gesture support
  • Option to customise themes, icons, and wallpapers
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​C-Launcher DIY

The key features of the launcher include:

Customisable interface

Ability to create and customise themes

3D effects and 3D wallpaper support

Ability to hide apps

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​CMM Launcher 2021

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Ability to find, download and uninstall apps from the search bar
  • Privacy focuses
  • Lightweight launcher
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​ADW Launcher 2

The key features of the launcher include:

  • Dynamic UI colouring using wallpaper colour
  • Fast scroll app drawer style
  • Desktop transitions.
  • Customisable top panel/widgets
  • Backup manager with the ability to import data from other launchers
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​Total Launcher

  • The key features of the launcher include:
  • Customisable wallpapers, icons and themes
  • Different orientation