Thursday, September 14, 2017

Enjoy Android 8.0 Oreo Adaptive Icon Feature on Older Versions With Nova Launcher 5.5 Beta


Adaptive icons is one of the many features in Android 8.0 Oreo, which Google says will allow app developers to create icons that will have different shapes for different devices.

Thanks to Nova laumcher 5.5 beta, users on older Android versions can also rock the adaptive icon feature and many more. Nova launcher is a well-known and used launcher because it accompanies a lot of customization options, and brings new Android features to users with older devices.

With Nova launcher, you can customize the look of your Android 5.0 phone to enjoy 7.1 Nougat features like app shortcuts. If you know that getting the latest Android OS update on your device will take forever, with this Nova beta version 5.5, you can have a taste of delicious Android 8.0 Oreo big features.

What to Expect

  • Adaptive icons for Android 5.0+
  • Use and control the style of adaptive icons from apps that support them.
  • Scale and reshape legacy/existing icons to match the adaptive style.
  • Minor fixes

Where To Download Nova Launcher 5.5 Beta
If you desire, you can sign up for Nova beta update here.
» Download Nova 5.5 beta.

This adaptive icon feature helps to maintain the same icon styles across the UI. You’ll find the new icon option under Nova Settings » Look and Feel » Adaptive Icon Shape. There you can select from round, square and other icon designs.

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