Nova Launcher

4.4
1.31M reviews
50M+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Nova Launcher is a powerful, customizable, and versatile home screen replacement. Nova brings advanced features to enhance your home screens, but still remains a great, user-friendly choice for everyone. Whether you want to completely overhaul your home screens or are looking for a cleaner, faster home launcher, Nova is the answer.
• The Newest Features: Nova brings the latest Android launcher features to all other phones.
• Custom Icon Themes: Nova supports thousands of icon themes available in the Play Store.
• Night Mode and Dark Theme: Have night mode come on automatically at a specific time, or just leave it on for a dark theme.
• Customizable App Drawer: Vertical or horizontal scroll, page effects, and card or immersive options are just a few of the things you’ll find available for the app drawer.
• Subgrid Positioning: With the ability to snap icons and widgets in between grid cells, it’s easy to get a precise feel and layout with Nova in a way that’s impossible with most other launchers.
• Backup and Restore: Moving from phone to phone or trying new home screen setups is a snap thanks to Nova’s backup and restore feature. Backups can be stored locally or saved to the cloud for easy transfers.
• Speed: Nova is highly optimized, with smooth and snappy animations that will even older phones a fast and fluid feel.


Do more with Nova Launcher Prime
Unlock Nova Launcher’s full potential with Nova Launcher Prime:

• Gestures: Swipe, pinch, double tap, and more on the home screen to execute custom commands.
• App Drawer Groups: Create custom tabs or folders in the app drawer for an ultra-organized feel.
• Hide Apps: Remove apps from the app drawer without uninstalling them.
• Custom Icon Swipe Gestures: Assign swipe gestures to home screen icons or folders for custom actions.
• …and more. More scrolling effects, unread counts, and others.


This app uses the Device Administrator permission for optional screen off/lock functionality.
Updated on
Oct 24, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location and App info and performance
This app may collect these data types
App activity and App info and performance
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
4.4
1.31M reviews
Rich L.
December 4, 2022
This app is so good it's the first one I'm leaving a review for unsolicited. I couldn't believe how I was able to customize my phone this well. It has features from two other phones I liked that I could incorporate to my current phone. I was able to get rid of the feature where you swipe left for Google and allow me to swipe screens back to home screen. Awesome. Allows you to increase the amount of apps on screen also allows more room for widgets.
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Bruce Biron
December 8, 2022
It's really too bad that such a good app ruined an easy 5 star rating by being greedy. This app does just about everything great. But a major feature is only available in the Premium version. If you want the # of notifications displayed on icon badges (free in default app) you will need to now pay to have that feature by upgrading to the Premium version. Everything else about the app, and the fact that 1 feature is a "must have" feature for me, I went premium. Just hate feeling suckered.
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Andrew Carter
September 30, 2022
I like it overall; however, there seems to be a tie between it and Google as to which is slowing down my phone. On a hunch I turned on Data Saver and disabled access to all except a small few apps needed for work. Unfortunately, yours is not allowed free reign. Before I turned on Data Saver I was having to reboot my phone almost every day, sometimes more than once. Peace has been restored.
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What's new

Fixes for Android 12L
Bug fixes and optimizations