Android OS has become very popular in a very short time and almost every one owns an Android based device. Android device users might have got bored using Android’s User interface, many Android users wants to modify their device with the new style start screen. Launcher8 is one of the nice apps that will allow you to experience the brand new style UI on your Android mobile phone. You can now easily experience the look and design of the new Windows phone 8 OS and can show to everyone. China-based developer has developed an Android launcher that will give you the taste of Windows 8 interface. Launcher8 is equipped with resizable tiles and they can also be customized just like WP8. Everything is similar to WP8 like its animation, apps list, context menu, settings menu and status bar (optional). No one can say that you are using an Android device only when you will open the app you will feel that you are using an Android device.
You also have the option to resize most of the Android widgets and they can be added to the launcher too. As you know that Android widgets do not behave like live tiles for this reason the developers have coded special widgets to make the tiles look more Metro and these are Live Contacts, Live Gallery, Time Tile, Lock Screen. Launcher 8 has some nice and new features which are.
Launcher 8 features:
- You can add different size tiles;
- You can add a variety of color tile;
- You can save and restore the theme;
- You can edit the start screen layout;
- You can set the current background style;
- You can switch the application list style
- You can add Android widgets in the tiles;
- You can set the wp8 style lock screen and status bar;
- You can select more than one hundred kinds of theme colors;
- You can add special features tiles, like time, pictures and contact photo.
You have to keep in mind some of the things like it show the live contact needs to read the contact data access permission and add a shortcut when direct dial call authority need the android, Permission, call, phone along with add send SMS shortcut operation message need permission.
If you have ever used the windows 8 then the launcher will seems to be familiar to you like you are using Windows 8. It allows you to swipe up and down to scroll the entire home screen and swipe left and right to open the apps list. Once you use this launcher then you will feel that it’s worth using Windows Phone, it is colorful tiles is the reason why it looks so attractive. To know more about the app or to download the app check the Google Play Store link provided below.
Release ID: 1140