Nova Launcher

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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
1.31M reviews
Emma OBrien
November 16, 2022
I've downloaded other launchers in the past and this beats them hands down. Free and amazing!! I've been using this on my galaxy s9 for at least 2 years now with no memorable issues or ads, and I love the customization; for example, I can change the color/size/look of my search bar and change the color/look of my scroll bar AND the background color/transparency of my app drawer background! I also love the animations for home screens; I have my main screen in the middle with 1 to each side :)
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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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Christopher Torres
September 15, 2022
The launcher is a 5 Star, 10/10 app. I love it, and would still be using it if I hadn't upgraded to a Z Fold 4. Unfortunately the launcher isn't optimized for that specific phone. It doesn't support features like the dock or having a separate layout for the inner and outer displays. If they eventually add an update for those features I'd switch back to it in a heartbeat. So if you have the Z Flip or any other standard android phone/tablet, get this launcher, otherwise, wait for an update.
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What's new

Fixes for Android 12L
Bug fixes and optimizations