Questions tagged [nova-launcher]

An alternate "desktop" interface. Nova-Launcher has a different look and feel than the default launcher for Android.

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Launchers and features analysis

I am using stock moto launcher on my device. And, the night drain is about 6%. So, I decided to use Nova launcher. Installed Nova launcher, and after that night drain is reduced to 3%. I need to know ...
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Moto Z2 Play shows much smaller icons in Nova Launcher

tl;dr: I have switched from Moto E4 (1080p) to Moto Z2 (1920p) and on second phone Nova Launcher draws icons and icons' captions very small, barely noticeable. Even though settings are quite similar / ...
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Unable to change default launcher

I have Lenovo k5 smartphone with Lollipop 5.1.1. As stock "Lenovo Launcher" sucks, I installed Nova Launcher and set it as default. Unfortunatelly, after each restart (or even without restart, after ...
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Using TASKER to automatically change launcher/theme when launcher/theme is changed by other program

I am using a Huawei P9+ running on Android 7 (Nougat) and one of the annoying things with it is from time to time, the theme reverts back to the ugly Huawei Home theme, even though I use Nova Launcher ...
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LG E980 mostly unresponsive, only intermittently displays a default background image

After the launcher seemingly bugged out on my old faithful LG E980 (5.1.1 Lollipop) yesterday my phone has been unresponsive and acting very strange. To begin with I hadn't dropped my phone or had ...
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Do I need to keep an icon pack installed after using the icon in Nova Launcher?

I installed an icon pack Used on icon from the pack as folder icon in Nova Launcher All other icons in 20MB pack are useless Do I need to keep the icon pack installed on my phone in order to keep ...
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Settings shortcut widget in Galaxy Tab running Android 5.0.2?

I'm using Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 with Nova launcher. On widgets section, I don't have settings shortcut. Below is the screenshot. What I want is notifications log from that shortcut.
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How do I disable the app switcher on Pixel 3?

I'd like to disable fast app switching on pixel 3. My device is not rooted and I use nova launched. I've looked through the settings and I've looked at the gestures folder and the nova launcher ...
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Why doesn't nova launcher remain as my default launcher in Vivo Y51L?

I am using Vivo Y51L ( Andriod 5.0.2 ) and when ever I set nova launcher as my default launcher, it works. But when I open the nova settings and after that remove it from the background, the launcher ...
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App doesn't send push notifications

I've one app (ISS Detector), that doesn't send any push notifications for month. The notifications for this app are enabled in the settings and in the app itself. On other devices, the app sends ...
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Customization beyond just the app drawer and home screen?

I have a Motorola E4 running Nougat, and I was wondering if there was a way to customize the colors (and fonts if possible) used in the GUI menus? I have Nova launcher installed, and while it is nice ...
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How to change spacing between home screen icons?

I don't see an option to reduce the amount of spacing there's between icons with the Nova Launcher Prime. In this screenshot you can see a lot spacing between icons that I don't want:
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How to change icons on EMUI

I want to change a few particular icons without giving up the look of the EMUI. I tried IconChanger, but it leaves a water mark on the new icon. I also tried NovaLauncher; however, it doesn't ...
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Website shortcuts icons lost after a crash

I am using Nova launcher and after a crash, all shortcuts to websites on my home screen lost their icons. Right now, all of them look the same: with the default green android icon. They still work - ...
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Nova launcher new app to homescreen

How do I specify to which home screen I want Nova to add my new apps to, it worked perfectly some time ago, but not anymore. Now it adds new apps to firs homescreen instead of second. Please help
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800MB free RAM yet home screen redraws?

my lowest priority app-kill min-free level engages at 64MB. if I have 800MB of free RAM as reported in OSMonitor, why is the garbage collecting Nova Launcher assets? I can't even. BTW, I have ...
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Nova Launcher squashed app drawer on Nexus 10

I have a problem with the app drawer on my Nexus 10 being 'squashed' when in landscape mode. I'm not sure if it is supposed to look like this, but I do not get the same problem on my Nexus 7 or Galaxy ...
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Lock screen launch bar not launching app, shows different icon too

This is an HTC One with Android 4.3 and Nova Launcher Prime (This may be a Nova issue, not sure yet) Since a picture is worth 1000 words, here is the pictures: Dragging an icon "up" from the lock ...