I don't know what I'd do without it. The functionality of this app makes it far more practical to find and open apps on a smartphone than before. Better in comparison to using sidebars because it shows more apps. Also swipe gestures are more convenient than going to the home screen and finding the app icon/folder. One thing I hope receives more work is the backup feature. This app could be much better if there was an option to save a backup on the external sd card or in a cloud rather then in internal memory only. EDIT: Sometimes apps or folders won't open after swiping. Maybe it's a memory problem.
Having been using it for the last few years. Works so well with very few resources and never ever faced battery drain. Just got and update for this app after many years and now its complete. Some of the missing features have begun to work.. Great job Dev.
Glad to see that the app is still under development! Thank you for fixing context panel. Old review (2013): I love this app! The context panel option is one if my favorites. It has helped me out on many occasions to quickly terminate erring apps and even uninstall them in a jiffy. And now with the option to disable it for certain apps, SwipePad is totally indispensable.
I've been using this for 4 years, recommend it to everyone. Great to see it's still supported but it continued to work so well through so many versions of Android anyway. It's changed the way I use my phone. I have bought the add-ons also. Must have. This is a permanent supplement for any launcher I use.
Wow! I'm glad the author got back with the update. Hope it's not the rare one and other great updates, improvements, ideas will follow. I've been using SwipePad for years across many mobiles and consider it the great time saver. Kudos! For those who complains about a few seconds pause if you start something off the launcher screen - you have to blame Google for that. They made this limitation for a reason I can't understand. There's nothing the app dev can do!
It's too slow to start apps. I've been using this app for a week now, I purchased one of the add-ons. But the awfully inconsistent speed when launching an app from a shortcut selection is really annoying! I'm going to have to uninstall it and return to my previous app shortcuts solution, which is quick and reliable at all times.
✓ Fix context panel for Android 5+, need app usage permission
✓ Fix direct call for Android 6+, need explicit permission to access contact
✓ Fix draw over permission for Android 6+
✓ New translations
✓ New icons
Time-saving locker: events, messages, people & apps right on your lock screen.