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  1. Make drawer like on the last preview of Android 5.0! With the withe pane.

    For me Nova will be perfect when the drawer become like on the last preview of Android Lollipop! With withe pane !

    242 votes
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      4 comments  ·  App Drawer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add swipe from left to right for Google Now (Like in the Google Now Launcher)

      Add swipe from left to right for Google Now (Like in the Google Now Launcher)

      In Google Now Launcher, the user is able to swipe from left to right and bring up Google Now. It would be great if this new feature could be added to nova Launcher.

      289 votes
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        2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 595 votes
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          15 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Unread count on TeslaUnread not working on new Hangouts 2.3

          Hello, just to let you know that the unread count for Hangouts is now not working after updating the Hangouts app today to the new version of 2.3

          Hopefully you can fix this soon as it's the main reason why I bought Nova Launcher was to use use TeslaUnread for Hangouts.

          Thanks in advance.

          104 votes
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            9 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 360 votes
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            • Scroll Effects - Part Deux

              Nova Launcher 1.0 introduced many nice effects, hoowever, that was a LONG time back.
              To keep ahead of competition in this "Launcher Race" age, a second coming of scroll effects is much needed in Nova. I think this is one of the most apparent gaps in an otherwise TOP launcher.

              I have some suggestions (in order of their coolness).

              Chariot
              Sphere
              Honeycomb
              Cylinder
              Sine Wave
              Bulldoze
              Snake

              Thanks!

              42 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Effects and Animations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Blur Dock Background

                As a graphic design, I applaud legibility. Make dock backgrounds colored or transparent help with those goals.

                As much as I dislike Apple, their use of blurring background imagery improves legibility and offers a "third way" to make the Android launcher our own.

                Please add dock background blur as a slider, allowing us as little or as much as we want.

                22 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 20 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Effects and Animations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • implement different grid settings and positions for the home screen, so every phone can be configured to lock good in vertical or horizontal

                    I have a note 2 and use it often in vertical mode. Since the configuration on holds one setup (eg. 5 rows, 4 cols) the screen looks way different, when turned. If there would be a setting for the vertical layout as well as the horizontal layout, I could rearrange the icons differently and the desktop would be nice and shiny no matter if the phone is vertical or horizontal.

                    33 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 117 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  App Drawer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Separate icon scale options for homescreen, dock, folder, and drawer

                        Separate icon scale options for homescreen, dock, folder, and drawer

                        177 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add a Reachability Gesture like on IOS 8 for Phablets.

                          For example double tap the Home button on app drawer will shift icons down closer to your thumb so you can reach the top half of the apps easier.
                          Would help on a phablet sized phon

                          11 votes
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                          • Add a Nova Action for Lock Desktop

                            I like to keep my desktop unlocked most of the time, but when my 1-year daughter wants the phone, there is not much time to lock it. A Nova Action to Lock Desktop right on my homescreen would fit this purpose perfectly. Should be easy to add and doesn't interfere with people who use locking for other purposes.

                            18 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • clock

                              Please insert an Clock Widget like in the Google Launcher (Android L Look and Feel)

                              16 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Tasker plugin for the Nova actions and configuration options.

                                It would be really awesome if Nova will provide a plugin for Tasker for better automation of our smartphones. Really miss the possibility to enable/disable launcher screen rotation when I put the phone into the car dock. I have to do it manually or I have to keep it on all the time, what I don't like.

                                103 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Combination of alphabetical list with slider and grid mode in app drawer

                                  KK Launcher is not as good as Nova but a KK Launcher feature that I love is the option to have app drawer be a combination of alphabetical list mode (with alphabetical slider on right edge of screen) but while keeping the grid layout and with it split into 26 sections, one for each letter of the alphabet.

                                  It's the best of both worlds. Quick to navigate and the visuals make finding apps quicker while also keeping the ability to see many apps at once and not make the app drawer extremely long as Nova list mode makes things now.

                                  3 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  App Drawer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • search

                                    Slide down App Search Bar on home screen like in iOS7/8

                                    I know that App search can be set in to the gesture command
                                    but it would be nice if it was native way to search apps with easy pull down search from the top (like iOS7/8)

                                    8 votes
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                                    • Doubletap on recent apps to clean all

                                      Make more easy to clean all recent apps, and for clean just double TAP on the recent apps button.

                                      12 votes
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                                      • Separate wallpapers or crop settings for portrait and landscape

                                        I'd like to be able to use images cropped differently for landscape and portrait modes. My phone is set up for scrolling background with multiple home screens and if I crop to achieve the desired appearance in portrait the landscape mode is cropped in a way that loses much of the visual appeal. The same applies to landscape when I crop for portrait mode.

                                        15 votes
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                                        • More logical animations in the Nova UI

                                          Dear Developer!

                                          Your Nova Launcher Prime is my favorite launcher.
                                          Congratulations!

                                          I have a suggestion. May I?

                                          In the "Nova actions" section, replace the "show previews" action animation from "zoom in" to "ZOOM OUT" please!
                                          And the nova action - open app drawer effect meant to be a "zoom in".
                                          It is the only one frustrating thing in Nova Launcher Prime for me.
                                          Can you replace it please?

                                          In my opinion, animations in the UI are not just because to be fancy or cool looking.
                                          Thay have a psychological part to!
                                          They can show the brain that "where am I…

                                          162 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  Effects and Animations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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