As everyone knows, Nova Launcher is one of the best launcher application for the Android mobile. It has been the favourite launcher for most of the android users who are interested in customizing the look of the mobile. Even though there are so many applications available in the play store, Nova Launcher was always the winner.

Now, there is one decent launcher app available in the Playstore which really takes its position, The Microsoft Launcher. The Microsoft launcher app is not a new addition to the list. It was previously known as Arrow Launcher and Microsoft took it and did some modification to it and finally, it became Microsoft Launcher.

The main highlight of the application is that, its integration with Microsoft Products, in which you can link your phone with PC and can sync your activity between both. The latest Windows 10 update makes it easier to connect the Android mobile with the PC even with the help of Microsoft Launcher.

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If you are looking for a change from Nova Launcher, then give a try to Microsoft Launcher. The app is having 4.6 ratings in the Playstore and having full support to Android 10 and the upcoming Android 11 version for sure in the future. Some of the key features of the application include:

(Also see: How to Set Nova Launcher as the Default Launcher For Android Nougat)

At a glance – The application let you have a list of all the important activity from your mobile. You can also have the option to customize your feed to see the news, events, docs, and contacts you want to see and remove the stuff you don’t. You can even set your feed as your default Home.

Customize Look – Microsoft Launcher lets you customize the look and feel of your device, from your wallpaper and accent colours down to your app icons.

Link your PCMicrosoft Launcher links your Android device and PC so you can open photos or docs on a bigger screen, instantly.

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People at your fingertips – In the feed, the application automatically lists all the recent and most contacted person details. You can also pin contacts to your Home screen and place them anywhere on the Home screen, dock or in folders.

(Also see: How to Fix the Contacts Mix Up Issue in Android)

Search the web and your phone in one place – The universal search bar in the application let you to search the web as like a normal web browser search bar and also let you search the applications, contacts and other details within the device too. So there is no need to go for different search option, it will automatically look for the searched item in the device, and of not available, it will search the web.

Gesture customization – With deep customization for gestures, you can double-tap to lock your phone, swipe up for app drawer and more.

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There are also some other features in the application in which, you can use most of the icons in the Microsoft Launcher and the icon size can be adjusted as per your need. You can reduce the size of the icon to a very small size, which is even not possible in Nova Launcher. In Nova Launcher, the icon size can be reduced only in the paid version and the size cannot be reduced to tiny one as like in the Microsoft Launcher.

The new Microsoft Launcher 6.0 version comes with even support for Microsoft surface duo. However, the feature is still in testing and is available for the alpha version according to android authorities update.

Get it on Google play