Unity Launcher

Unity Launcher

5,000 - 10,000 downloads

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Here it is Unity Launcher. A true MultiTasker's Launcher. First of it's kind for Android Platform.
Try Free app before purchasing.
Features:
1. Launch Applications from any where Just swipe Edges.
2. Select apps to pin into launcher.
3. Change launcher bar color.
4. Change Icon Backgrounds.
5. Customize animation and launcher visibility duration.
6. Swipe from left or right edge of Phone.
7. Re- Order apps with dragger
8. Add shortcuts.
9. Add widgets.
10. Apply icon packs from any adw/nova/apex themes.

Some of themes I like are
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.czarnomorski.theme.dcikonz
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.apex.nova.golauncher.theme.sphere

After starting launcher from settings page you need to Pin apps first to the Launcher.
Much more features are coming soon.
Contact me on below page for bugs, suggestions.
Support Page on XDA developers forum: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2123828

Translators will get Licensed Paid copy of Launcher. Mail me before you translate.
If you want Unity in your language:
For translations download below String.xml and array.xml from below link and mail me back:
https://docs.google.com/folder/d/0B_f25PAJLeJxM0MwdGFmUkpQNEU/edit?usp=sharing

Permissions
-CALL_PHONE: DIRECTLY CALL PHONE NUMBERS : Needed to add direct dial/call shortcuts to launcher.
-READ PHONE STATUS AND IDENTITY : Needed for License checks.

- READ_CONTACTS/READ_SMS/GET_ACCOUNTS/READ_CONTENT_PROVIDER: Missed call and unread SMS/Gmail notifications (paid version).

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Recently changed in this version

If app does nto works please change swipe edge sensetivity to maximum.
V3.01 - Bug fixes
Changelog Version 3.0
Lots of new permissions, Please check description for permission details.
* Nova/Apex/ADW Icon theme support.
* Unread Badges/Count Support
* Auto Hide launcher is Optional
* Ability to Add various widgets
* 2 times faster than previous
* sort bug solved.
* Animations

If it force closes after update then please try to reinstall and check.


Comments and ratings for Unity Launcher
  • (64 stars)

    by Michael Neese on 02/06/2014

    Only a few icon themes will work. Drops from memory often.

  • (64 stars)

    by William Ensminger on 10/05/2014

    It's like the Multitab on my SGN2 the way it should have been, but on my Moto X it should go top to bottom.

  • (64 stars)

    by Chris Yunke on 08/04/2014

    Love it! But icon packs not working.

  • (64 stars)

    by Chris Payne on 22/03/2014

    Sorting apps can buggy when dragging but I love always having quick access to important apps.

  • (64 stars)

    by Jim Todd on 18/02/2014

    Do not purchase. Dev has abandoned the app.

  • (64 stars)

    by Jabir D. on 26/01/2014

    Icon pack doesn't work :/

  • (64 stars)

    by Alan Meilinger on 01/01/2014

    Remove the permanent notification from the status bar.