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Android Released the Google Now Launcher for Everyone

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If you were one of them who were waiting for Google Nexus device like ability to have a Google Now Launcher on your Android phones, you’re going to be really happy today. Google has released the Google Now launcher for all Android 4.1 devices and above. Though some phones might not support it yet.

This update allows Android users to access a left panel which opens into Google Now. It also allows you to use the “OK Google” hot word on the main screen. This option is currently compatible with HTC One M8, One E8, One Mini 2, Desire 816, Huawei Ascend P7 and LG G3, among others.

Proprietary systems like HTC’s Blinkfeed get replaced after installing this update and instead you have the Google Now panel which is customizable to your liking. This will be a good addition for folks with stock Android devices who want a customizable information panel easily accessible with one swipe.

This is one more offering from Google that is now finding a wider user base. Google’s minimalistic looking apps also provide great functionality and that’s why they are preferred.

You can download the app from the Play store:

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  • Manoj Gowtham

    Hello Hello, its not for every one, Starts from 4.1 jb, I got struck at 2.3.6 GB,

  • Hasan Ali

    Launch google now launcher on iOS! U0001f60b

  • Sanket Maheshwari

    Used it. Was ok. but Apex, KK Launcher and Nova Launcher are better.

  • Preet Pandya

    not working in my mi3

  • Ajoy Krishna Talukder

    not good, icons r larger on moto G

  • Vaibhav Sharda

    too large icons. :/

  • Sanket Patil

    Ketan Motlag

  • Tanmay Ailani

    Icons are large on the note 3 (-_-) , ok google works :/

  • Runal V. Shah

    It is now available.. But few months back it was taken down !

  • Rithvik Podduturi

    its still there

  • Rithvik Podduturi

    it sucks

  • Runal V. Shah

    They had.. But was removed from play store soon !

  • Roydon PhilipDsa

    No Runal V. Shah I thought they had released stock launcher long before … If I am not wrong

  • Sachin Rockstr Bolar

    It’s a gud launcher, but way too simple.

  • Runal V. Shah

    Anush it was available on xda for all that is what u meant Roydon?

  • rahulmistri1997

    Looks awesome on Xiaomi MI3 !!

  • Naveenn Kumar

    not good…….

  • Sayantan Mitra

    i have used go launche ex but google now launcher is much smoother

  • Shreyansh Srivastava

    +1 (y)

  • Zia Olive

    Waste launcher go launcher is far better

  • Ajâý RáNà

    finally yay yay yay….. :D
    is it available for I.C.S devices…??

  • Arun Singh Dhaliwal

    Kent lopez why cant u open it…….im using S4……I have no problem in opening it…

  • Aatresh Karnam

    the cards are stacked like the recent apps from Android L

  • Prateek Oli

    restart device after installing.

  • Anush Shenoy

    was available only for nexus and GPE devices

  • Anush Shenoy

    no dsa it was not available for everyone on playstore

  • Roydon PhilipDsa

    That was long before