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  1. 322 votes
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      9 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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      • 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.

        57 votes
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          1 comment  ·  General  ·  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

          91 votes
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          • 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.

            65 votes
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              3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 46 votes
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                0 comments  ·  App Drawer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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…

                126 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Effects and Animations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add swipe to the left for Google Now (Kit kat feature)

                  In Kit kat, the user is able to swipe to the far left to bring up Google Now. It would be great if this new feature could be added to nova.

                  2,367 votes
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                    33 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • a mic icon only search bar

                    It would be cool if you could have a search bar that was only the mic icon in the corner of the desktop. It would save space, but at the same time help indicate if Google was listening for vice commands.

                    9 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Stop all development on Nova for 4.4

                      Stop all development on Nova for 4.4, commence development for 5.0.

                      Perhaps park 4.4 and leave alone. Start a new Nova Launcher for 5.0, will reduce the bloat.

                      17 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Exclude Swipe Down 'L' from 'Recents'

                        When you exit from Recents, execute the Swipe Down animations but no for open them. This break UX and need to change one of the animations. I think that open/close Recents should be fade in/out but both swipes are good to me too.

                        5 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Effects and Animations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Support myMail app on Unread Counts

                          I would like to ask you guys to add myMail on the Unread Counts. tsk

                          7 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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.

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                            • Dynamic calendar doesn't work properly

                              The calendar icon in my app drawer doesn't update automatically. I have to disable then enable the app for the icon to change the correct date. It worked at first but now it doesn't update at all. Any help would be appreciated. btw I'm on a galaxy s3 with cm10.2.0 jb4.3.1.

                              As for a suggestion how about being able to customizing the visual feedback when you press an icon.

                              4 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  App Drawer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Keep working on a Huawei P7

                                On my new Huawei P7-L10 with Android 4.4.2 en EmotionUI 2.3 NovaLauncher stops working after waking up from stanby mode.

                                Please improve stability

                                4 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • on installing Nova Launcher, check to see if previous backup was made with the filename "default" and if so automatically restore it

                                  If you have set your phone up as you like it, and performed a nova backup with the filename default, it's nice to be able to reset your phone and have nova automatically look for a previous backup called default and apply it when reinstalling the app.

                                  4 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • A new idea Add option in app drawe to share any apps easily to any other devices

                                    Open app drawer & select any app to hold and move on desktop or add a new option 'Share ' and alredy selected app moved on ' Share ' this idea is very popular i request plz add this idea your own nova launcher...

                                    4 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  App Drawer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Provide folder ability in app drawer to free version

                                      The ability to create folders or hide apps in app drawer is available in Prime. This common, usually expected feature is free in majority of other launchers. Please provide this to the free Nova customers. Its really basic and still leaves a lot of features in Prime.

                                      4 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • App fences

                                        As I am a maniac of keeping apps in order, the only thing I'd like to request is sort of app fences in drawer tabs. It's like folders, but without hiding its contents. Sort of a visual grouping (either a background color or a border or a padding or a mix of the forementioned). Say, I have three apps of a kind. I need them to be close to each other, but I don't like the idea of having a folder for them, as it requires another tap from me just to see what's inside. So color-backgrounded fenced areas would…

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                                          0 comments  ·  App Drawer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • UnUsed apps

                                          Folder(s) that keeps track of what apps that have been use in "x" number of days/weeks/months etc

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