So are you bored of seeing the same old layout of your phone?
And if you have an android operating system then you don’t need to put the same layout further. As android warrants thirds party launcher and nova launcher prime is one of them, it is basically a custom app that gives a new layout to your screen by providing it with a new theme, features, and optimizations.
There is a pretty good number of launchers but very few provide that level of features as Nova launcher prime does.
Getting started with Nova Launcher Prime:
Now when your launcher is finally installed, set that launcher as a default one. In case your phone is having Android 7.0 NOUGAT or newer just simply search for an app sub-menu and click on settings in the upper right corner. Just drag it down until you notice the home app, just click it and select Nova launcher pro from the list.
Now if you have a 4.4 kit Kat version and 6.0 marshmallows, you have to follow different steps and they are – in the setting area just look for the home sub-menu, just click on advanced and then elect nova launcher from all choices you have.
Android 4.4 there is no such home screen selector in the settings. So just visit settings, pick apps, and swipe to all tabs and simply start scrolling down the list until and unless you find your current launcher.
Select it, and just clear all the default buttons near the bottom of that selection screen and then lastly press home key and select Nova launchers from all the options that are available over there.
But in some Android phones, you will face a lot of difficulties while launching these applications as compared to others.
- Like on Samsung smartphones, go to settings and select the application option and just look for the default option then after that simply select home screen from the available list.
- In Huawei phones underground the settings in the sub-menu, and then tap on apps, after this again scroll down to the advanced button and click default settings. When the next screen appears to click on the launcher option and from that select Nova Launcher.
- In Oppo phones that are already running color operating system, so in this, you will find launcher selector in the advanced settings. Click on default, and visit home and enjoy the changed layout of your phone.
- In LG phones go to settings, click display and select Nova launcher from the list of choices that are available over there.
Once you will change your default settings to nova launcher prime then you will get the welcome message displayed on your phone from there it will show you the basic theme it has.
How to alter Nova launcher outlay?
If you are a newbie you will notice that it looks similar to your Android home screen there will be not much difference. So to make it more appealing just long press the home screen that will pull up the three buttons which will give options to change your wallpaper, you can also insert widgets.
So by clicking on widgets brings a list that is installed on your phone. But as long as you press it you will see four options which show: remove, resize, app info and settings.by these options you can modify your widget and can make it more appealing
It is only available in the prime version. It appears on the icons to show that you have some new notification for that particular application. So by using the Nova launcher pro you can also change the way of its appearance from the casual ones
Backup and import settings:
If you love your old layout of the screen and just want some small changes in the layout then it is kind of bet. Backup allows backup all your current settings that can be used further. Then with quick start option, start with the starting process and reset to default which will give you a clean slate to start all the things again.
This was the complete guide about Nova launcher with its basic functions explained above. The best advice is to use it, explore it, and after making the best use of it comes with better options for your likes and dislikes.
There are small changes in your settings that break into your phone so feel free and relaxed and because of this reason try all styles drawers and widgets it offers overall and gets rid of the old layout.