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  1. Folder type

    Folder type like "N Preview" one, but without contour

    44 votes
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    • iOS/360 Launcher style Folders

      An alternative folder view, in the same style as iOS or on 360 Launcher. When folders are opened, rather than display a popup square containing its apps, drop down a full-width box containing apps, with an extra icon at the end that opens up the batch-add apps screen.

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      • make some kind of gesture or shortcut for screenshots

        Just add a gesture or shortcut for screenshots. Possibly pressing certain buttons to take one (like the iphone 5)

        43 votes
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        • "Permission Denied" for direct dial numbers

          Not sure if this is a bug or not but I'm getting "Permission Denied" when I try to speed dial the direct dial #'s I set up on my home page. Huawei P8 Lite running Lollipop 5.1 (US version)

          42 votes
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          • Beta: Increase Icon Size Past 150%

            The Nova Launcher Beta (2015-03-10) increased the max icon size to 150%.

            Why stop there?

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            • Change Fonts

              I noticed you can change fonts to bold or "Condensed" but there's no actual way of using a custom font in the settings so that they match with the rest of the system. Think this would be a nice idea to keep the consistency throughout peoples themes

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              • Multiple Gmail account support and/or Gmail label notifications

                It would be great it the Gmail notifications supported multiple accounts. I have a Google Apps account (my work account and the primary account on the phone) and a personal Gmail account. The notifications seem to be only for my Gapps account.
                As you can create a shortcut icon to a Gmail label I could just add one for my Gapps inbox and one for my Gmail inbox if Nova supported label counts.

                Awesome app by the way, keep up the good work!!!!

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                • Add something similar to shutters, covers, quickpage, and quickdrawer

                  I switched to action launcher because it has these awesome features. I get that its action launchers tech, but I'm sure you guys can work something out.

                  39 votes
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                  • Do not use Icon Mask/Shaders for unthemed icons

                    The user can choose whether they want or do not want to use Icon Mask/Shaders for unthemed icon when applying icon packs. Unthemed icons should remain untouched instead of having some kind of background.

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                    • Tesla Unread should not add a counter to Whatsapp icon if it's about a muted conversation

                      When you're joining many Whatsapp groups, it's normal to have them muted so they don't bother you all the time.
                      Android notification bar works correctly, showing notifications only for acrive conversations, but Tesla Unread puts a counter on Whatsapp icon regardless of the muted state.
                      Could you please fix that?

                      39 votes
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                      • Dock in drawer and more vertical margin option for dock

                        Hi, you can add more margin vertical option for dock. Now I can chose two option "big" or "medium" but I think is good idea add "none" and "small" option. That same as a horizontal. And you can add dock in drawer if it possible. Thanks

                        38 votes
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                        • Nova Action to switch auto-rotate on/off

                          When I use my Galaxy Nexus on the bed, I always switch auto-rotate off. So I have to tap Settings, Displays and check Auto-rotate Screen every evening. I think it convenient a Nova Action to switch auto-rotate on/off easily.

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                            6 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Unread Count keeps turining off on its own!?

                            I've had Nova Launcher Prime for a long time...love it. Currently running on GN5 - unread count keeps turning off on its own!? I turn it back on in Nova Launcher settings, but it turns itself off again about 5 minutes later.

                            36 votes
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                              17 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Adjust icon DPI to Icon Size

                              When you increase the increase the icon size to something > 100%, the icons are only scaled up and you get a DPI mismatch.
                              The result is that the icons can look slightly blurred due to the scale up.
                              I've played around with early versions of the Google Now launcher from KitKat times and it should be possible to load higher resolution icons when increasing the icon size.
                              It would be really nice if bigger icons looked just as crisp like the icons in original size.

                              33 votes
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                              • 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.

                                32 votes
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                                • KLWP

                                  Send a broadcast when visibility changed so then KLWP can react to it
                                  Required for Kustom (KLWP) to be able to react to when the app drawer is opened/closed. also for when kustom expands/closes a desktop folder etc, etc.

                                  32 votes
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                                  • Auto switch between settings when resolution change is detected

                                    As you may know, the ASUS Padfone is a phone (resolution 960x540) but you can slide the phone INTO a tablet dock, and then its a tablet (280x800) - the Asus launcher switches between two setups to handle this - but it would be better if yours could as well :)

                                    30 votes
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                                    • Password protect individual applications with a PIN screen.

                                      Protect people from accessing applications such as Facebook, Messages or Skype without completely locking the phone. Would be much faster and more efficient in comparison to other processes which often display the app for a few seconds before prompting for a PIN.

                                      30 votes
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                                      • Support the new Auto Backup for Apps feature

                                        Since android 6.0 (API 23) there's a new automatic backup system that saves (and automatically restores) app data to your Google account. I think it would be great if you implemented that so that Nova Launcher did automatic backups this way.

                                        Documentation here: https://developer.android.com/training/backup/autosyncapi.html

                                        Thank you!

                                        30 votes
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                                        • Finger print reader isn't an option to unlock phone after using double tap to screen lock

                                          After updating to Marshmallow today on my Verizon LGV10, using the double tap to screen lock feature of nova launcher and then going to unlock the phone, the only options available to unlock is via pin or whatever secondary passcode you have set up.

                                          All other ways of locking the screen through marshmallow (hitting the power button or letting the screen timeout) will prompt you to unlock via pin or fingerprint. This no longer happens when using the double tab to screenlock feature of nova launcher.

                                          This worked before the update to marshmallow.

                                          30 votes
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