Nova Launcher

4.4
1.31M reviews
50M+
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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
Dec 15, 2021

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4.4
1.31M reviews
Yaron Lebovitz
June 28, 2022
I have used this for years and it has been great. I like the flexibility of making small tiles and sweeping the app drawer left and right amount others. Very recently I lost the ability to do split screen, which I use a lot. If I switch to the system launcher it is no problem. Please fix. oneplus8T latest update (which is probably when the problem started)
154 people found this review helpful
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Dr Mark Helfand
July 13, 2022
Now have the Pixel 6 Pro and things have gotten worse. There are problems with the recently used button, the home screen goes blank and numbers are gone forever. The new update, Version 7 has caused more issues than it helped. A lot of icons that never had numbers, now do. Facebook & Instagram no longer have numbers most of the time. All the icons are difficult to see what they are. And support blames everything but their app. It's too bad that a great app has gone down hill. Very sad.
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Gabriel Flechas
July 23, 2022
It really is a phenomenal app, however, selling out to Branch analytics is just way too uncomfortable for me. You will be opted in to Branch's data collection by default and supposedly will have the option to "opt out," but for how long? Will you get opted back in every update? Are you fully opted out of ALL collection? Branch does not have a comfortable track record. Real gross to sell out such a long running and supportive user base. So long and thanks for all the fish I guess.
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What's new

Fixes for Android 12L
Bug fixes and optimizations