I recently wiped and re-installed my phone. In so doing, I lost my home screen layout. In any event, my layout wasn't all that great.

What I'm looking for is an app/other method that would determine which apps I use most frequently and place them on my home screen automatically. I imagine this would need to be either a launcher or a widget. This way, I wouldn't have to spend time scrolling around for my most commonly-used apps.

Does such an app exist?


determine which apps I use most frequently and place them on my home screen automatically.

There is Smart Widget.


Cover is designed for this. It's a lock screen replacement app whose main feature is:

The right apps at the right time: whether you're at home, work or in your car, Cover learns which apps you use and puts them at your fingertips.

Basically, it has a column of app shortcuts along the left side of the lock screen, which it dynamically changes to the apps you use mot often depending on your location and the time of day. Although this isn't quite the auto-homescreen layout you may have been looking for specifically, Cover's idea is that you shouldn't even need to get to your homescreen; it lets you launch your most frequently used apps directly from the lock screen instead.


Microsoft's Arrow Launcher automatically arranges your apps based on your usage.


Hanger is another option I came across when looking for the exact same feature.

Main features from app description.

  • Auto-updating notification drawer shortcuts containing your most used and important apps
  • Sort and display apps based on user specified weight factors
  • Pin apps to always display
  • Support for icon packs and custom icons
  • Optional second row of icons
  • Blacklist unwanted apps
  • Fully customizable! Change the number of shortcuts, icon color, icon size, background and more.
  • Additional re-sizeable widget to launch apps
  • Re-sizeable widget to view app use statistics with color coded bar graphs
  • Widgets intelligently scale according to size and device

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