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  1. add persian language

    nova is popular in the iran
    please add persian to nova

    220 votes
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      62 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Donation button

      Every time there is a discussion about Nova Launcher Prime, people talk about what good value it is and that if they could give more money to the developer, they would. How about adding a donate option on the "About" page of the app?

      217 votes
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      • Separate icon scale options for homescreen, dock, folder, and drawer

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

        213 votes
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        • lollipop lock screen and notification bar themes

          Why could you only customize the home screen things of the phone why not also with a one touch theme option to make the lock screen and notification bar like android lollipop or KitKat.

          211 votes
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          • Add option to change font and font size

            It would be great if users could use their own fonts. Also, ability to change font size is a must.

            Basically this and not being able to rearrange apps in drawer are the only two reasons why I'm still not buying the Prime version.

            The moment this is implemented in an update, I will immediately buy what will undoubtedly become THE best launcher available in Play Store.

            181 votes
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            • Let us change to the look of the old Nova without downloading v3.3.

              I don't really care all that much for Material Design, and I'm considering changing to Apex. I think we should also have more settings, because it seems like some are missing (height/width margin, tablet UI mode, etc.)

              177 votes
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              • Automatic theme based on android's palette api.

                Now that we have palette api it would be cool for nova launcher to use it for automatic theming of folder/drawer backgrounds and overscroll effects.

                It is a very simple feature that provides such a big UI refresh(also, it is insanely-easy to implement!) :D

                No more boring white folders!

                177 votes
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                • Fix fingerprint compability

                  It's not an idea, it's a bug. Ever since the the latest Samsung firmware update, the fingerprint scanner doesn't work anymore when locking the device with a Nova Launcher gesture.

                  Example: I lock my phone by swiping up from the home screen (that's a Nova Laucher gesture). When trying to unlock the phone, it prompts you to either enter the passcode or the password you've set. The fingerprint doesn't work anymore.

                  When locking the device with the physical lock button there are no issues, the unlock via fingerprint works as a charm.

                  I've read of several people on Reddit that…

                  144 votes
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                  • Intercept actions like "double tap homebutton", "tap homebutton and then quickly back-button" etc. for custom shortcuts

                    This would provide functionality like this app does: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.eikatou0.appspot.home2shortcut

                    I think it would be a great unique selling point if this was integrated in the launcher.

                    Usage scenarios / examples:
                    1. Launch Google Now voice search via homebutton double tap (useful for devices which do not have this feature by default).
                    2. Launch a floating app like AirCalc (calculator) from within any other app by pressing homebutton -> menubutton (quickly). This can be very handy.

                    It would not require an additional app running in the background as Android's "default home app" (this is the case when using "Home2 shortcut" mentioned…

                    143 votes
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                      6 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Gestures

                      More Gestures for Screen Capture and Power Off Menu

                      135 votes
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                      • Double tap to wake and lock device from home screen

                        Please add a feature that allows phones with the functionality to lock and unlock with a double tap such as the LG G series phones and HTC on Nova launcher. So that the phones can be locked with a double tap on the home screen and unlocked with a double tap.

                        128 votes
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                        • Make storage location of 'backup and import' changeable

                          This path appears in the settings, but is not changeable or at least I didn't find it out.
                          On the newer Android-devices, the external sd-card is not mnt/extSdCard and not mnt/sdcard anymore.

                          110 votes
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                            9 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Option to increase font size on icons

                            What is this... a font for ants?! This font is the smallest one anywhere on Android! I hate having to increase font size system-wide just to be able to read what app I'm selecting. These old eyes aren't what they used to be! Btw otherwise a fantastic app. Love it.

                            108 votes
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                            • Option to restore to default

                              This needs an option to restore to default all setting and customizations, this way you can start over from scratch

                              100 votes
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                              • language

                                Please, provide a language selector inside the app. I want use the Nova Launcher in language that are different from my system locale!

                                Thanks!

                                Sincerely, Your Nova Launcher Prime User

                                95 votes
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                                  • BlackBerry Priv Keyboard shortcuts

                                    The Priv by BlackBerry launcher is great because it lets you customize shortcuts from the keyboard(short key and long key presses). Want youtube? Customize that a long press of Y triggers Youtube to come up, the same can be done for contacts, and various other things. This is the only thing missing from my Nova launcher(prefer Nova prime versus the stock launcher). Not many will be on here with the Priv but figured it's a good starting point.

                                    93 votes
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                                    • Allow family library for past purchases

                                      With the newly added Google Family Library feature, all apps purchased after July 2nd 2016 can be shared with your Family Group members by default, and developers can additionally allow past purchases to be added.

                                      It would be great if I could use Nova prime on my wife's phone as well, but I am a fairly long time user, so I'm not currently eligible for family library for it.

                                      It'd be great if the developers would flip the switch for us!

                                      85 votes
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                                      • Enable nova settings change with gestures

                                        Enable nova settings change with gestures, e.g. set/unset item "lock landscape orientation" with a swipe gesture...

                                        82 votes
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                                        • More one finger gestures

                                          More one finger gestures do people can keep using one hand to access favorite apps. For example, slide left/right (for single homescreen users) circular movements and triple tap and quadruple tap.

                                          74 votes
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