Bubble Launcher XDA (FREE)

!!! Please uninstall previously. XDA (free) version before installing this new version !!!

1. Go to settings -> security -> device administrators and un-tick the box
2. Reinstall Ver. 2.6.1

- Go to settings -> security -> device administrators and un-tick the box; now the app can be uninstalled. -

!!! ATTENTION !!! From now on Bubble Launcher XDA is a TIME LIMITED DEMO of the Full version! (with limited period of 10 days for Testing all features !!!

If you consider to use the prior version 2.3.1 (WITHOUT TIME LIMIT), I'll let let stay a download link on XDA for that all the time...

Update ver 2.6.1 (09202013)

- Nexus 7 compatibility (and more other devices, that don't have telephony functions)

Update ver 2.6(09182013)

- New Activity-Shortcuts for installed Apps and their launchable activities.
To get them all in Blacklist and Fav-Editor use 'Refresh app Database' in settings!
That may take some seconds - will give you access to a ton of system settings panels

- New swipe actions - Diagonal Up / Diagonal Down - all swipe actions can be customized now in settings
- precise recognition of swipe actions / new gesture engine
- New working 'Change Long Click/Short Click' Option for app lists and panels
- better contact Photo / contact engine for builtin floating Notification

-major bugfix: BL stopped when removed from recent apps list
BL won't be shown in recents apps now!

- new Floating Notifications WITH CONTACT PHOTO
- issue with promotional code unlock solved!
- new: Floating Hotspot
- new Floating Status Bubble

Bubble Launcher is an 'always on top' side launcher for Android OS. It can be used on top of every opened app.
The starter halo hotspot is made as floating system window, so it can be on top of everything on screen!

The Launcher comes with a

-standard listview


- circle halo knob

for selecting an starting an app.

Hotspot -> swipe left -> opens Circle Launcher;

Hotspot -> swipe up -> opens Favorites Panel;
(You have to mark some apps as Favorite in 'Blacklist & Favorites Editor' -> start 'Settings Panel' via Menu Button
-> mark some apps as Fav. in most right column checkbox!)

Hotspot -> swipe down -> opens App-List-Launcher;

Short Tap on App in List -> HALO)))-start of app (If PA 3.56+ is your ROM);
Long Tap on App in List -> Fullscreen-start of app:

circle launcher -> circle swipe to outside -> fast release -> HALO)))-start of app;
circle launcher -> circle swipe to outside -> wait a second release -> fullscreen-start of app;

circle launcher -> circle swipe inside Halo-knob -> no app will be startet;

Bubble Launcher supports Halo))) start of apps in MULTI_WINDOW on Paranoid Android 3.56 and above!
And of course you can start apps also in Fullscreen Mode.
On non Paranoid OS the apps will always be started in Fullscreen Mode.

If your device runs Android 4.3+ (and only than!) you can use the new builtin 'floating notifications'-function.
That for you have do Download and install 'NLSHelper' from XDA-thread (for free) or here in Play Strore (donation version)...

For custom theming and more informations have a look for the 'HowTo's at XDA-thread

In the full version of Bubble Launcher you can mark any app as blacklisted or favorite.
Blacklisted apps will never be shown in the launcher lists.
Favorite apps are listed on top of standard list view and are the only listed apps in circle launcher mode.

You can test this free XDA version, before purchasing the full version.

IF YOU WANT TO UNINSTALL the app, than first go to settings -> security -> device administrators and un-tick the box for Bubble Launcher
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What's New

Update ver 2.6.1 (09202013)

- Nexus 7 compatibility (and more other devices, that don't have telephony functions)
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Additional Information

September 20, 2013
Current Version
Requires Android
1.6 and up
Content Rating
Offered By
Reinhard Strauch
published by Reinhard Strauch
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