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About this app

This widget will help you to start your prefered apps or call your best friends - but with style!

!NEW! moved swipe functions to new free app 'CircleLauncher Swipe'

You can add some frequently used apps or contacts to this launcher and start those apps or contacts with one click from a circle, a horizontal or a vertical line. Use the included launcher icons, load your own image or use a icon from any icon pack (CircleLauncher icon packs, ADW and Go Launcher icon packs supported). If you slide over the icons, they are animated a little bit mac-like ... just try it!

Parallax FX [beta]: look behind the widget like on iOS7! This effect can be enabled in the settings: 'More Settings' > 'More ...' > 'Parallax FX' - the result is highly dependent on the sensor in your phone ... some are perfect, other will not work very well. Looks best with '3D Image Live Wallpaper' :-)

Additional features in the full version:
- custom icons for the icon on the homescreen
- support for ADW icon packs for the icon on the homescreen
- vertical and horizontal launcher versions

Some icons in the screenshots are from 'CircleLauncher IconPack One', 'Minimal UI', 'Glasklart Go Nova Apex Theme', 'Circles Theme', 'Motif' and 'Rain' - the clock is 'lockscreen watch'.

Please don't move the app to the sd card - it won't work!

If you noticed a bug or have any questions, please send me an eMail.

Required permissions:
Directly call phone numbers
- direct calls for the contact version direct from the app

Read contact data
- is required to display the contact list

Modify/delete USB storage contents modify/delete sd card contents
- reading and writing of the backup files

Control vibrator
- optional vibration if the launcher will open

French translation by Johan Jaworski.
Chinese translation by Leo Yang.
Updated on
Oct 12, 2018

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Ratings and reviews

4.5K reviews
May 26, 2023
I've really enjoyed this app and the myriad of settings you can play with to get a simple folder type menu. I use it all over my home screen. Well worth the modest price. One thing that bugs me is that an app will become unavailable sometimes. I am not sure why but it's easy enough to launch the settings to re-check the box to add it back. The problem is that action reorders the apps in the menu, which is a little annoying if you've carefully set up the placement (a bit of trial and error).
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Troy K
August 26, 2022
Used it for years. makes my phone experience far less clunky (is that a word¿). there may be other similar apps, but Circle launcher is always one of the first apps I install on a new phone. I usually just make the icon transparent and just use an area on my desktop for opening, which also grants a better view of whatever wallpaper I'm using. It's just great. Thank you developers.
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Michael Francis
June 16, 2020
One of my favorite all time apps. Set the icon transparency to 100%, and you have hidden 'zones' to launch your most used apps, sorted by categories for each place. My home screen appears to be entirely clean - zero icons - but I have access to over 30 apps in two quick touches. Best in class.
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What's new

- major bugfixes
- new widget layout
- better circle size optimization