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How to enjoy Nougat launcher features on your Android phone

Nougat Launcher’s beta version is already introduced on Action Launcher 3 which incorporates all those new features on top of the already impressive functionality of AL3 and its amazing.


Chris Lacy is the man. Its includes the following inclusion

  • Added the slide-up app drawer and caret (little arrow) above the semi-transparent dock.
  • Date widget appears (but it is movable in AL3 and not part of a screen-width block like on the Nexus Launcher)
  • Add the Google ‘pill’ button on its own or as part of the date widget.


Action Launcher 3 still allows you to use the covers and shutters in the dock, but obviously a swipe up gesture will launch the app drawer instead, so you’ll have to reverse your cover/shutter swipe direction. Quick Theme and Quick Page work fine with the Nexus Launcher features.


To enjoy the You’ll need to register in the beta testers group for Action Launcher 3 (available on the Google Play page below) and you’ll have to own AL3 plus ($4.99) to enable the Nougat-style features.




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