Android phones have been used by millions of users around the globe and the most fascinating part about android is that it allows you to customize your user experience according to your need. For customising your android phone you need an android launcher which accounts for the home screen and also consists of an app drawer. Launcher accounts for the complete look and feel of the device and hence customizing it according to your need is really important.
To do this customization most of the users prefer third-party apps as they help you do the customization in a really easy manner. And to find some amazing Android Launchers, continue reading as we have prepared a list of few of the highest rated android launcher.
Nova Launcher is one of the highest rated android launchers you will find and is one of my personal favorites. Nova launcher provides you very deep customization of your phone with multiple features like gesture control, icon packs and much more. Also, it is one of the fastest and most efficient launchers I have ever seen.
Nova launcher allows you to organize your app drawer with a frequently used app bar on the top and you are allowed to customize the dock as well. You can assign different gesture controls which will ease your tasks.
You can use different themes and icon packs without any hurdles. And if you love the free version of the Nova launcher as I do, you will definitely love the paid version as well which unlocks a lot more features than the free version.
As the name suggests, this launcher is brought in by Microsoft, and on my personal use, it is pretty smooth and lightweight launcher which will not eat up your phone’s performance as many launchers do. This is the most minimalistic and elegant launcher you will ever find on the Google Play store. You can do a lot of customizations but most of the pre-defined customizations are the best suited so you will not have many changes left to do.
The best part of this launcher is that it syncs over the complete Microsoft account which allows you to start from where you left on your computer once synced. The wallpapers of the device get changed daily from the best of Bing Wallpapers which is pretty dope. It also has a Recent Panel which shows you your recent apps and contacts, your appointments from the calendar and much more.
As the name includes Pixel, it has to do something with the Google Pixel device. This launcher brings the complete feel of a Pixel device to your smartphone. All the features of the Pixel launcher on the Google Pixel are fitted in this launcher.
So you get the beautiful, round icons from the Pixel with its minimalistic dock and app drawer. There is a beautiful translucent dock. You also get access to the Google cards which brings in the personalized feeds, news and much more for you.
It also allows you to long press the apps to see shortcuts for whichever apps support that feature which can come in pretty handy.
Evie Launcher is a very lightweight launcher which is the smoothest launcher ever for android users. Evie has its Universal Search Option which will allow you to search for something from any app.
You can use gestures to perform some operations like swipe down for the notification shed and much more. With Evie, you can customize your app drawer with scroll or folder grid and few other options as well. This is one of the launchers which will never make you feel that your phone lags with the launcher.
Action launcher comes next to Nova launcher when it comes to the customization. It has one of the best customization options available for you to choose from according to your preferences.
Action Launcher brings in Quick Theme which will help you blend your home screen with the home screen in no time. Its Quick Edit feature provides you multiple alternate icon options for the desired one in no time. You can also find all the Pixel Launcher features in this launcher like the translucent dock, Google Now integration and much more.
Apex launcher is a powerful launcher which packs in 100s of themes and icon which can be used to make your smartphone look stunning. It is fully optimized to be used on phones and tablet without any issue.
Apex Launcher allows you to have 9 customized home screens which can be used to hide unnecessary apps.
Once you purchase the Pro Version, you can get the gesture controls enabled with more powerful dock and app drawer which has the ability to sort the apps based on the usability frequency, installation date, or the name which sometimes can be useful if you have a lot of apps.
Smart Launcher 5
Smart Launcher is a lightweight and smooth launcher which is developed with users point of view in mind. With Smart launcher, you get o access the app drawer which will separate the apps based on their type which can come in handy sometimes.
Smart Launcher has an Ambient theme which helps you change the theme color based on the wallpaper of your device to provide a unified look on your device.
You also get to access the gesture controls using this launcher but the complete access is only available to premium users. You can also change the shape and color of the icons using Smart Launcher.
Smart Launcher search bar allows you to search web, contacts, perform calculations and search apps all at one place which is lit.
So these were some of the best Android launchers you should try out, if you think your inbuilt launcher is not doing well.