Pixel 2 Launcher On Any Android

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  1. DroidModderX

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    I have been using my LG V30 as my main device for the past week. I am still having a hard time remembering to tap the app drawer button to bring up the app drawer. I have become so accustomed to swiping up to reveal the app drawer. This is the action in the Pixel launcher which I had installed on my previous devices.

    The latest Pixel 2 launcher with the bottom search bar is now available for download and should work on Any Android device with Nougat or better. You won't be required to install this on the system partition so you don't need root to make this work. While you are at it you might as well go ahead and grab the PIxel 2 wallpapers app as well.

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    wow that's awesome, thanks for sharing
     
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    Launcher of any device, always gives quite enough features for the convenient, but launcher bit more battery consumption than default launcher
     
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    NOT true. some not all but some launchers actually use less battery AND resources than the default. just have to do your homework.
     
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    Does the pixel launcher show unread badges?

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    Tried it for like an hour this past weekend. So boring. Back to Nova.
     
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    I have to agree, i do really like the slide up app drawer though. I also noticed that the pixel launcher lags compared to nova.

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    Nova does Pixel launcher better than Pixel launcher

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    LOL Bkdodger. Agree. Case in point;
    My app drawer slides up on Nova and has for years. Long before Google did it.

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    Hmm maybe it's a setting or something, mine slides down but I have to hit the drawer button for it to go up

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    Yes I do, I will check that

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