Tag Archive: Launcher


Microsoft Launcher gets optimized local search results in new update

Local results are easier to access in Microsoft Launcher following a recent update.

What you need to know Microsoft Launcher has been updated to version 5.8. The update brings an optimized search experience that makes local results easier to access. The update also allows you to add new apps to the home screen automatically.

Microsoft Launches has a new update available. The update brings the app to version 5.8, and it adds a few handy features (via  [Read More…]

Discord is being deeply integrated into the Game Launcher on Galaxy phones

It’s now easier than ever to use Discord on your Note 10.

What you need to know Samsung and Discord have announced a new partnership. Discord features are being integrated into the Game Launcher app on Galaxy phones. This includes being able to see your Discord friends’ gaming status, an option to join voice chats, and more.

Discord has gained massive popularity over the last couple of years as the go-to app for gaming-related chats, and now,  [Read More…]

Microsoft Launcher beta gets support for Intune managed devices

Microsoft Launcher beta version 5.8 adds new features for IT administrators and a bit of convenience for new app installs.

What you need to know Microsoft Launcher beta version 5.8 is now available. The update gives IT administrators the ability to fully manage devices with Microsoft Intune. For phones on Android 8.0, Launcher will now automatically add icons to the home screen for new app installs.

A fresh update is now rolling out to the Microsoft Launcher  [Read More…]

Microsoft Launcher 5.7 rolls out with new Cortana conversation experience

Cortana is now a little more conversational in Microsoft Launcher.

What you need to know Microsoft Launcher 5.7 is now rolling out for everyone. This update brings a new conversation experience for Cortana. It also move the feed tabs to the bottom for “easy access.”

Microsoft Launcher version 5.7 is now rolling out to everyone after a few weeks of beta testing. This update adds a couple of new notable features, including a more conversational Cortana experience  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 10 will have Discord chat built into its Game Launcher

Chat with your friends over Discord while you’re gaming on the move.

What you need to know Samsung Game Launcher is a system-level app that puts the Note 10 into a high-performance mode for gaming. Samsung and Discord have partnered to include Discord chat into the Game Launcher itself.

The Galaxy Note 10 may not be marketed as a “gaming phone” like the ASUS ROG phone series, but it certainly has the hardware for it. Amid features  [Read More…]

Action Launcher v42 fixes my biggest problem with it

The standard Material color palette has been added to Quicktheme, meaning live wallpaper users can use something beyond basic black and white.

I’m a live wallpaper user, and have been for over a year now, and once I made the jump to KLWP, Action Launcher slipped out of my regular rotation because when you’re using Action Launcher with a live wallpaper, your color options in Quicktheme were based on the live wallpaper’s icon if you’re lucky and  [Read More…]

Microsoft Launcher beta gains tighter integration with Teams and more

The beta track is ready to roll with some new features.

What you need to know Microsoft Launcher version 5.6 is now available for beta testers. The update adds closer integration with Microsoft Teams and Outlook. You’ll also find a revamped “Settings” page tagging along.

Microsoft released another update for Microsoft Launcher beta testers to check out today, bringing along a handful of new features. Coming in at version 5.6, the latest update to Microsoft Launcher aims  [Read More…]

What launcher are you using on the Android Q beta?

Time to touch base with the AC forums.

Android betas are equal parts sour and sweet. It’s fun to get early hands-on time with Google’s latest software, but at the same time, it also means putting up with bugs and other quirks.

Not all apps work 100% perfectly on beta software, especially third-party launchers. Taking a look through the AC forums, these are the launchers some of our members have been using on Q with the most  [Read More…]

Do you change the launcher on Pixel phones?

Looks like the Pixel Launcher has a growing fan club.

If you own a Pixel phone, chances are one of the main reasons you bought it was because of its software experience. Since Pixels are made by Google, they come with clean/uncluttered UIs, features you won’t find anywhere else, and get access to Android updates and security patches before any other handset.

Google’s custom Pixel Launcher is what ships on every Pixel phone out of the box,  [Read More…]

Microsoft Launcher beta gets adaptive icons, hidden dock option, more

Resize your icons, hide your dock, and more in the latest Microsoft Launcher beta update.

What you need to know Microsoft Launcher version 5.5 is now available for beta testers. The update brings new features like adaptive icons that can be matched in shape and size, along with the ability to hide your dock. Other tweaks include adjustments for accessing shortcuts when your home screen is locked, faster Tasks card syncing, and more.

Microsoft today pushed out  [Read More…]