Action Launcher

Action Launcher


★★★ Featured by Engadget, Google Play, Lifehacker, MKBHD and Leo Laporte on TWiT ★★★
★★★ "Action Launcher is something special." - Android Police ★★★
★★★ "Action Launcher brings something new to the table, and it's definitely worth a look." - Android Central ★★★

Action Launcher looks and feels like a natural launching pad for the Android ecosystem, and is designed to get you where you need to go, faster.

Standout features include:
• A sliding Quickdrawer for instant access to all your apps and widgets.
• Covers, an innovative new way to quickly launch apps and shortcuts without compromising the look of your carefully crafted home screen.
• Shutters, a unique feature that unlocks the power and potential of Android widgets. Swipe an app icon, and that app's widget is automatically created and displayed.
• Quickpage, a fully featured home screen accessible from the right edge of the screen.
• With 1-Swipe, you can access the Quickdrawer and Quickpage from any app on your device, whether Action Launcher is running or not (Pro only).
• Quicksearch, a fast and powerful feature that allows you to search for apps, contacts and even music directly from the action bar.
• Translucent status and navigation bars (requires Android 4.4).
• Android's unique and powerful action bar is fully integrated into your desktop.
• Full tablet support (including the Nexus 10).
• Icon pack and icon scaling support (Pro only).
• Layouts can be backed up and restored to and from an SD card.
• Strong Play Store integration.
• All of the settings you expect from custom launcher: specify apps to hide, adjustable number of home screen pages, grid sizes, page margins, dock toggles, lock desktop, resize any widget, etc (some features require Pro).

Action Launcher allows you to import from your existing layout from other launchers such as Apex, Nova, Google Launcher, Sense, TouchWiz and the stock Android launcher, so you'll instantly feel right at home.

Regarding permissions:
* CALL_PHONE: Required so that any Direct Dial shortcuts you create can initiate a phone call.
* READ_CONTACTS: Used to instantly filter your contacts via the integrated Quicksearch.
* READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE/WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: For backing exporting and restoring to and from an SD card.

Try it out for free!

Recent changes:
[2.1.2]
• Unread Count bug fixes.
• Quickdrawer text displays correctly on L Preview.

[2.1]
• Initial Unread Count support.
• "Ok, Google" voice activation. Requires Android 4.4 or later.
• Add an option for the "Lock device" shortcut to opt for activation via double or triple tap.
• Enhanced Icon scale options.
• Option to enable Roboto Condensed.
• More fine-grained control over where icon text labels display.
• Option to disable drawing of Cover/Shutter indicators.
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4.3
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11981
Installs
500,000+
Concerns
3
File size
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About Action Launcher
★★★ Featured by Engadget, Google Play, Lifehacker, MKBHD and Leo Laporte on TWiT ★★★
★★★ "Action Launcher is something special." - Android Police ★★★
★★★ "Action Launcher brings something new to the table, and it's definitely worth a look." - Android Central ★★★

Action Launcher looks and feels like a natural launching pad for the Android ecosystem, and is designed to get you where you need to go, faster.

Standout features include:
• A sliding Quickdrawer for instant access to all your apps and widgets.
• Covers, an innovative new way to quickly launch apps and shortcuts without compromising the look of your carefully crafted home screen.
• Shutters, a unique feature that unlocks the power and potential of Android widgets. Swipe an app icon, and that app's widget is automatically created and displayed.
• Quickpage, a fully featured home screen accessible from the right edge of the screen.
• With 1-Swipe, you can access the Quickdrawer and Quickpage from any app on your device, whether Action Launcher is running or not (Pro only).
• Quicksearch, a fast and powerful feature that allows you to search for apps, contacts and even music directly from the action bar.
• Translucent status and navigation bars (requires Android 4.4).
• Android's unique and powerful action bar is fully integrated into your desktop.
• Full tablet support (including the Nexus 10).
• Icon pack and icon scaling support (Pro only).
• Layouts can be backed up and restored to and from an SD card.
• Strong Play Store integration.
• All of the settings you expect from custom launcher: specify apps to hide, adjustable number of home screen pages, grid sizes, page margins, dock toggles, lock desktop, resize any widget, etc (some features require Pro).

Action Launcher allows you to import from your existing layout from other launchers such as Apex, Nova, Google Launcher, Sense, TouchWiz and the stock Android launcher, so you'll instantly feel right at home.

Regarding permissions:
* CALL_PHONE: Required so that any Direct Dial shortcuts you create can initiate a phone call.
* READ_CONTACTS: Used to instantly filter your contacts via the integrated Quicksearch.
* READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE/WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: For backing exporting and restoring to and from an SD card.

Try it out for free!

Recent changes:
[2.1.2]
• Unread Count bug fixes.
• Quickdrawer text displays correctly on L Preview.

[2.1]
• Initial Unread Count support.
• "Ok, Google" voice activation. Requires Android 4.4 or later.
• Add an option for the "Lock device" shortcut to opt for activation via double or triple tap.
• Enhanced Icon scale options.
• Option to enable Roboto Condensed.
• More fine-grained control over where icon text labels display.
• Option to disable drawing of Cover/Shutter indicators.

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A Google User
Yesterday 9:51 AM
Lov
A Google User
Yesterday 9:21 AM
Note 3 Used to be excellent but with every update it gets more laggy and requires restart to be back to normal. Moved on temporally to stock launcher
A Google User
Yesterday 7:24 AM
Some issues Stops for no reason. Folders are limited use only a few apps nice otherwise
A Google User
Yesterday 1:31 AM
Amazing. All android devices should come stock with this set up
A Google User
Saturday 3:26 PM
Unusable! Started nice, smooth inuitive. I decided to buy the Pro key and it slowed my phone (Galaxy S2) to a crawl. Immediate refund. Good idea, but bad implementation.