The Upcoming Nexus Launcher Got Leaked [Download APK]

Nexus Launcher Featured
Nexus Launcher just got leaked

Last night we got a glimpse of the upcoming Nexus Launcher, which will be used on the upcoming Nexus phones instead of the traditional Google Now launcher which was in action for a long time and we also talked about the changes a bit. Now looks like the Nexus Launcher and also the Wallpaper picker got leaked and available for download.

One of the Android fans on Google+ first shared the APK so that people can sideload it on their phones. The new Nexus Launcher is pretty different. The Google Search Bar Widget has vanished and has been replaced by a small ‘G’ icon, by tapping that you can access the Google Search. Also, the app drawer icon is missing now and you will have to swipe up to open the app drawer. Hopefully, Google didn’t remove that. Now, the question is how to get it on your phone? Just follow these simple steps. There are two menthods, I’m describing both as there may be some issues.

Method- 1 [Installing Nexus Launcher via APK]

  1. Head over to this Dropbox link and download the Nexus Launcher APK and Wallpaper Picker APK.

  2. Install it.

  3. Remember to enable app install from unknown sources if you haven’t enabled and you’re done.

Sadly, when I tried the APK I didn’t find out any option to access Google Now. If you want to enable it you will have to flash the zip via TWRP to enable everything- including swipe to go to Google Now, setting different wallpapers and all. Here’s how to do that. Remember that, the second method will work only with rooted phones having TWRP recovery.

Method- 2 [Installing Nexus Launcher by flashing zip]

  1. Download the flashable zip from our Dropbox.
  2. Turn off your phone and boot into TWRP recovery.

  3. Go to the directory where you have placed the zip file

  4. Flash the zip and you’re done.

This process will install the Nexus Launcher as default launcher, for your phone and you will be able to enjoy all the features of it.

Choose any of these two methods which ever you like and enjoy Nexus Launcher on your phone! 😀

Last Updated on by Jayaditya Chakrabarty

Get Your Daily Dose of Tech Delivered To Your E-Mail!

Get updates on all the latest news, offers and more. Subscribe to our newsletter now!

By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy.

Latest Stories

ROG Phone II Hands-on Review – My First Impressions...

ROG Phone II is finally official now. Yet again, the leaks have come true, and boy, the device is lit AF. I was invited...

Coolpad Cool 3 Plus Review – Should You Buy...

Coolpad Cool 3 Plus was officially launched into the Indian market in June 2019 for a starting price of Rs. 5,999, and it was...

Should You Buy Redmi K20 Pro or its Alternatives?...

Redmi K20 Pro has finally arrived in India, after a lot of talks about it. There were a lot of teasers, the hype built...

Samsung Galaxy Fold Is Ready To Be Reintroduced

Folding smartphones are one of the new trends towards which some of the giants are moving. Samsung and Huawei are at a fierce race...

Asus 6z – Should You Buy It or Go...

Asus has recently launched its flagship Asus 6z in India for a starting price of Rs. 31,999. Right after its launch, there was...

Related Stories

5,567FansLike
860FollowersFollow
381FollowersFollow
1,272FollowersFollow
547SubscribersSubscribe