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Nova Launcher 5.0 is out, comes with various Pixel Launcher Features



Whenever it comes to Android launchers, Nova Launcher is undoubtedly the best among all. Today, the launcher has turned 5. Yes! It has been five years since Nova launcher was launched for Android and in these five years, it has proven itself to be the best Android launcher. Today, on this particular occasion, the company has released the stable version of Nova Launcher 5.0 after a lot of beta versions. The new update, as expected, comes with a lot of updates and it features a lot of Pixel launcher features.

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Nova Launcher 5.0

Here are the new features that come with the Nova Launcher 5.0 –

  • Swipe to open drawer (a la Pixel Launcher)
  •  Pixel style search bar
  • New search view, with tabs for Frequent, Recent, and New/Updated apps
  •  “Timeout” screen lock method
  • New double-tap-swipe gestures
  • Android 7.1 launcher shortcuts
  • Dock backgrounds to draw under navbar
  • Quick start to quickly change major settings (Nova Settings > Backup > Quick start)

Well, if the beta versions had some issues with your phone, then its time to say hello to the final stable build of the Nova Launcher 5.0. To download and install it on your phone, click the button below. Also, the updated app is now available on the Play Store so you can download it from there too. The minimum Android version is 4.1 Jellybean, and the build is targeted at Android 7.1 Nougat.



A Geek & Internet Freak currently pursuing Engineering Bachelors in Information Technology. A die-hard Android fan who keeps track of every little happening in the Android world. When not writing, he loves watching videos of his favourite creators on YouTube & he is the one who handles DroidHolic's YouTube channel as well!

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