Apex Launcher helps you create a customized homescreen experience on your Android (4.0+) device....51 Likes Install from Google Play
Apex Launcher helps you create a customized homescreen experience on your Android (4.0+) device. "Fantastic app that has the potential to give your phone a complete makeover. I highly recommend it." - MakeUseOf "Even after a lot of customization, Apex Launcher feels super fast." - Pocket Now "We must say it is as smooth as butter." - Droid Life
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Features: • Customizable homescreen grid size and up to 9 homescreens • Scrollable dock with up to 7 icons per page and up to 5 pages • Infinite & elastic scrolling (homescreen, drawer and dock) • Fancy transition effects (tablet, cube, etc.) • Hide elements as you want (persistent search bar, status bar, or even the dock) • Customizable icons and labels for shortcuts and folders • Choose different folder preview styles and background • Multiple drawer styles (transparent/opaque, horizontal/vertical, paginated/continuous) • Drawer apps sorting (title, install date, mostly used) • Hide apps from the drawer • Lock your desktop to prevent accidental changes • Enjoy homescreen gestures (pinch, swipe up/down, double tap) • Advanced theme engine (icon packs, skins, etc.) • Backup/restore settings and data • Optimized for both phones and tablets • Lots of other customization options!
Apex Launcher Pro (Paid Version) Features: • Powerful drawer customizations (unlimited drawer tabs, folders in drawer) • Unread count notifications (provided by the free Apex Notifier extension) • Dock swipe actions (swipe up and down actions) • More gesture options (two-finger gestures) • Additional transition effects (accordion, cross, etc.) • Flexible theme options (ADW, LauncherPro, Go Launcher themes) • Enhanced folder support (batch add, merge folders) • Advanced widget options (widgets in dock, overlapping widgets) • More features on the way!
Tips: • Pinch the screen to access screen previews (like Exposé or HTC Sense). • Long press an icon to drag and drop it over another one to create a folder. • Long press icons/folders on the desktop and choose edit from the popup menu to customize icons and labels. • Drag, hover, and drop app icons over the delete button at the top of the screen to quickly uninstall apps. • Long press an app in the hide apps list to quickly launch that app. • Switch to single screen wallpaper mode to fix wallpaper zooming issues. • Enable the Root Helper in advanced settings (root required, Android 4.0 only) to add widgets from the drawer.
Permissions: • Access widget data: Only used to create and display widgets on the homescreen. (Android 4.1+ only) • Application information: Used to display warnings when other launchers are running. • Control vibration/Status Bar/Wallpaper: Standard launcher functions. • Network communication: Used for anonymous usage/error reporting (optional). • Phone calls: Used when you create direct-dial shortcuts on the homescreen. • Storage: Used to backup/restore settings and desktop data. • Superuser: Required to add widgets from the drawer (Android 4.0 only).
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