So, As You All May Know By Now, Google Has Released The Official Android Oreo Update For Its Pixel Devices! With New Update Comes New Pixel Launcher, And Thanks To Reddit User & Our Fellow Android Developer AmirZ People Who Are Rocking Non-Pixel Phones Can Install & Use The Official Android Oreo Pixel Launchers As Well! I Myself Downloaded & Used The Launcher For 2-3 Days And From What I Can Say. It’s Not Bad, But It’s Nothing Ground Breaking Either. To Make This Post Short, Down Here I Have Listed All The Positives & Negatives That I Found While I Played Around With The Launcher.
Related Post: How To Get Android O’s New User Interface On Your Phone!
Android Oreo Pixel Launcher Screenshots - Search Apps [Portrait] - AndroidCUT
Android Oreo Pixel Launcher Screenshots - Settings [Portrait] - AndroidCUT
Android Oreo Pixel Launcher Screenshots - Widgets [Portrait] - AndroidCUT
Android Oreo Pixel Launcher Screenshots - Homepage [Landscape]
Android Oreo Pixel Launcher Screenshots - Homepage [Portrait] - AndroidCUT
Android Oreo Pixel Launcher Screenshots - Icon's Setting [Portrait] - AndroidCUT
Android Oreo Pixel Launcher Screenshots - Long Press Notifications [Portrait] - AndroidCUT
Though Not New, The Google Now Page On The Right Is Really Handy.
The Closest You’ll Get To Stock Android Launcher Experience On A Non-Pixel Phone.
Custom Icon Packs & Icons Shapes Are Awesome
A Must Have If You’re Going For A “Full Android O Theme Makeover“
Not As Customizable As Other Third Party Launchers.
Long Press To Show App Notifications Don’t Seem To Work On Android Version Below Oreo.
Lags On Low-end Smartphones.
I Don’t Like The Whole “White” Theme. It Makes Using Phone At Night Really Hard. Also Pisses Me Off That It’s Not Customizable
Features Of The App Listed By The Developer. (Really Long)
QSB with transparent rectangle, Google Pill and Date/Weather
Different colours of notification dots.
Filter Google Wallpapers and Voice Search from the apps list.
Use Google Wallpapers to select a wallpaper when available.
Device profiles, margins, icon counts
Disabled partner customization like Motorola’s 4 columns
Google Now feed on the left of the normal workspace
Google Calendar app icon with the date
Pull down for notifications
Oreo theme backported to older OS versions with Pixel Blue accent colour
Notification dots backported to Marshmallow
Automatically prompts for notification access so you won’t have to dig through settings menus
Fix Android 8 checks so Nexus devices can use all new features
Show icon shapes on Android 8 without developer settings enabled
Pressing the date widget opens the default calendar app
Keyboard properly closes when returning to the home screen from any app
Filter Google Now Launcher from the apps list
Pinch to overview
Samsung Secure Folder compatibility
Backport of circle icons
Download Pixel Launcher For Android From Our Server
For Those Who Wanna Try This Thing Out, Can Do So By Downloading It From The Buttons Below! The First Button Is A Direct Link From My Own Servers. It’s fast, Secure (probably) & Is sure to work 100% Of The TIme. Second Is My Google Drive Link If You Prefer That.
How To Install Pixel Launcher On Your Phone.
So, Here’s a quick guide/tutorial on how to install Pixel Launcher On your phone. The process is very easy and doesn’t take much time to do.
- Download The Google Pixel Launcher From The Download Buttons Above
- Enable “Uknown Sources” From Settings Security
- That’s it, Now go through the steps given below and have fun!
Step 1: Install the Google Pixel Launcher like this.
Step 2: Now Press “Done”.
Step 3: Now Press “Home Button” and a pop-up like this will appear.
Step 4: Press “Pixel Launcher”
And That’s It!
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