5 little-known launchers you should install on your Android
Here are the five least popular launchers on the Play Store that we recommend you try.
One of the main advantages of Android as an operating system is its great adaptability and in this area one of the most complete tools you have to make your smartphone the way you want is the launchers, application launchers that allow you to change the wallpaper, the design of the icons and even the layout of your mobile’s desktop.
There is no denying that Nova Launcher is one of the best launchers for Android, but in the Google Play Store you can also find a wide variety of equally valid launchers that we recommend that you give them a try.
For this reason, today we discover 5 little-known launchers that you should install on your Android.
If you’re into minimalist launchers, you can’t stop trying Sario Launcher, a launcher that just landed on the Play Store but already has over 1,000 downloads to its name.
To keep your home screen as neat as possible, Sario Launcher only shows you on it. three widgets: one with the clock, one with battery percentage, and one with media view that only appears when you’re playing a song or video.
This launcher also includes some really useful home screen gestures:
Swipe up: When you perform this gesture, you can access the application drawer of your Android mobile. Quick swipe up: this opens a search bar that gives you quick and easy access to any app. Swipe to the right: with this gesture you can access a functionality that allows you to take notes and save them for later use. Swipe down: Doing this will bring up the notification shade
Star Launcher is a free app with no ads or in-app purchases that you can download from the download link to Google Play that we leave you below.
Google Play Store | star thrower
The second minimalist launcher in this collection is ap15 Launcher, a free app that shows you on the home screen only the names of the applications you have installed, so that the ones you use the most have a larger size and the ones you use less will be smaller.
This is something very practical, both for knowing which apps you use most often and for opening them in a much more flexible and faster way.
This launcher is not exempt from customization as it allows you to change the font of the name of the applications, their color and even hide the status bar for a more immersive experience.
Google Play Store | ap15 Launcher
AIO Launcher is an unconventional launcher for Android that bets on a home screen full of very colorful text widgets that allow you to interact in the same way as with a normal widget and give you access to a large amount of information at a glance.
Also, if you want to customize or remove a widget from your home screen, just slide it to the right and a menu with lots of options will appear at the bottom.
To access your app drawer, all you need to do is swipe from the left and a vertical list of all the apps you have installed will immediately appear, arranged alphabetically.
Google Play Store | AIO Launcher
This cool launcher turns your Android phone’s home screen into a Windows desktop as it has both the lower taskbar and the start menu of the Microsoft operating system that allows you to access all the applications that you have installed on your smartphone.
But that’s not all, because this free launcher also includes a quick settings menu that can be accessed from the bottom of the status bar from where we can change parameters such as volume or brightness level and control functions such as Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. In addition, Computer Launcher has a file manager in the purest Windows style from which you can access any file stored on your phone.
Google Play Store | computer starter
Alpha Hybrid Launcher 4D Theme
The last launcher in this list is Alpha Hybrid Launcher 4D Theme, a free launcher that shows you a futuristic home screen filled with a ton of really useful shortcuts.
One is a button at the bottom just above the icon dock that gives you quick access to the shortcuts of your favorite applications.
If you swipe left on the home screen, you will also see all the applications you have installed on your mobile, vertically and in alphabetical order.
Google Play Store | Alpha Hybrid Launcher 4D Theme