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Action Launcher v37 adds desktop shortcuts, faster settings changes, and more

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

A new version of Action Launcher (v37) is rolling out today, and it includes the usual dose of Android P styling. There are also some functional improvements mixed in there, along with a helping of bug fixes and minor enhancements.

Here's what you can expect from the new build of Action Launcher.

  • Desktop shortcuts
  • Improved user experience when changing the app’s settings
  • Using the latest Pixel Launcher’s icon scale, font and grid sizes by default.
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Action Launcher v37 adds desktop shortcuts, faster settings changes, and more was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Action Launcher updated to v35 with Android P styling, app drawer tweaks, and more

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

A new version of Action Launcher is rolling out today, and it gives you a little hint of Android P without installing the dev preview. Oh, there are other things, too. How about an enhanced app drawer with folders? It's got that. Folder sorting? Yep. Free money? Okay, not that, but it's still pretty good.

Here's the full changelog for Action Launcher v35. Note, you may have already seen some of this if you're in the beta.

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Action Launcher updated to v35 with Android P styling, app drawer tweaks, and more was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Action Launcher updated to v33 with ‘AdaptiveZoom’ app opening animation, return of the Accessibility API, and more

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Action Launcher embraced adaptive icons several versions ago, and the latest update makes use of this feature in an interesting way. The new AdaptiveZoom option is an alternative to the other app opening animations included in Action Launcher. It looks pretty fancy, but this update is about more than looking good.

Here's the full changelog for Action Launcher v33.

  • Introducing AdaptiveZoom!
  • 2018 Supporter pack (including 3 exclusive and awesome wallpapers)
  • Android 8.1 style “bounce” animation in All Apps drawer.
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Action Launcher updated to v33 with 'AdaptiveZoom' app opening animation, return of the Accessibility API, and more was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Action Launcher updated to v32 with bug fixes and a 30% off sale, plus Adaptive Pack gets more icons

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Today marks five years since Action Launcher first hit the Play Store. Those were the days of Jelly Bean, when 7-inch tablets roamed the Earth. A lot has changed since then, including the way Action Launcher upgrades work. The app hasn't seen any discounts since it switches to an in-app upgrade model in 2014, but today it's 30% off. The new version also has some small feature tweaks, and the Adaptive Pack for Action Launcher includes more icons.

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Action Launcher updated to v32 with bug fixes and a 30% off sale, plus Adaptive Pack gets more icons was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Action Launcher updated to v31 with Essential Phone support, adaptive folders, and more

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

A new version of Action Launcher is rolling out today with a couple cool new features, plus some new device-specific support. If you liked adaptive icons, you'll love adaptive folders. For those of you with the increasingly budget-friendly Essential Phone, you'll be happy to know the launcher works better with that device's unusual display. Want more? Well, there is more.

Here's the full changelog.

  • NEW: Full support for Android 8.0's shortcut and widget pinning from external apps, allowing for, as an example, Chrome to add a url shortcut to the Home screen.
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Action Launcher updated to v31 with Essential Phone support, adaptive folders, and more was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Action Launcher v30 update includes ‘At a Glance’ widget and colored search box icons

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Action Launcher is one of Android's most popular replacement launchers, and this has a lot to do with how quick Chris Lacy has recently been to update his app with the latest features of Google's Pixel Launcher. It's much more than just a port, however, and also has original features that its loyal users swear by, such as covers and shutters.

The last two updates have added AdaptivePack icon integration and a customizable bottom search box, à la new Pixel Launcher.

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Action Launcher v30 update includes 'At a Glance' widget and colored search box icons was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Action Launcher v29 adds customizable Pixel 2-style bottom search box

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Google unveiled some big changes to the Pixel Launcher the other day along with the Pixel 2, and you know what that means. Yes, third-party launchers are adopting the same features. First out of the gate is Action Launcher, which has been updated to v29 with support for a bottom search box. Not into Google's new search layout? That's cool—it's optional.

The update is rolling out in the Play Store right now.

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Action Launcher v29 adds customizable Pixel 2-style bottom search box was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Action Launcher updated to v28 with support for new adaptive icon pack

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Action Launcher developer Chris Lacy has seemingly made it his goal to get as many Oreo features as possible working in his launcher. We've already got notification dots and free access to the Pixel-style features of the app. Now, Action Launcher v28 (previously in beta) is rolling out with support for a new companion app—an icon pack. This isn't just any icon pack, though. It's all adaptive icons.

Here's the changelog for Action Launcher v28, which is mostly related to the new icon pack.

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Action Launcher updated to v28 with support for new adaptive icon pack was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Action Launcher v28 beta is rolling out, with support for adaptive icons and light navigation bar [APK Download]

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Chris Lacy has had a busy few months updating his popular Action Launcher. Since a major overhaul in June, the app has added numerous features that mimic the way the Pixel launcher works in Oreo, bringing features such as the Google Feed, notifications dots, and shortcuts to almost any Android device. The last update, to v27, included new theming options and a Pixel-inspired weather widget. The beta for v28 is now starting to roll out, and it comes with full support for adaptive icons and a light navigation bar.

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Action Launcher v28 beta is rolling out, with support for adaptive icons and light navigation bar [APK Download] was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Action Launcher updated to v27 with a weather widget, new theming options, and more

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Is your home screen feeling a little drab? A bit on the boring side? You might need more color, more customization, and a dash of Android O style. That's Action Launcher, and it has even more of those things today. A new version of Action Launcher is rolling out with ample new customization options and a weather widget.

Here's the changelog for Action Launcher v27.

  • NEW: Weather widget (Alpha). Requires Android 6.0 or later.
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Action Launcher updated to v27 with a weather widget, new theming options, and more was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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