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  1. Vertical Dock

    Currently by default, we have a horizontal dock. Vertical docks have become quite a popular idea. It'd be good if we could see vertical docks implemented into Nova.

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      16 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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 !

      689 votes
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        13 comments  ·  App Drawer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Widget grouped by app in drawer

        Instead of one preview per widget, one preview per app, then if an app has multiple widget sizes (like beautiful widgets) you first select the app then select the size. Similar to http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=780828 but in the app drawer.

        677 votes
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          7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Dark app background

          Allow Prime member to setthe hideous white background in v4 to a dark color, really stark white background come on !!!

          642 votes
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            19 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 636 votes
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              11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

              Can you support the always on edge for the Note Edge? I would like to keep the transparent always open side panel that comes with the phone but also use your awesome launcher.

              Thanks!

              601 votes
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                20 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Locking the Hide Apps option with pin or pattern

                The Hide apps option in the app drawer must be protected with a pin or pattern so that no body goes in the hide apps without propler identification

                595 votes
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                  4 comments  ·  App Drawer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Show recent opened apps in App drawer

                  Instead of showing the recently installed or updated apps, show the recent opened apps. Or, make it configurable what to show.

                  551 votes
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                    14 comments  ·  App Drawer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 539 votes
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                      14 comments  ·  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.

                      518 votes
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                        5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Expand quick settings in Android 5.0 Lollipop

                        In Lollipop the "Expand quick settings" functionality under "Gestures and Buttons" no longer seems to work. This should be equivalent to the double swipe down in stock Android, could you please reinstate it? THanks

                        488 votes
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                          36 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Icon Swipe up will open menu of actions , Just like iOS 3D touch

                          Nowadays , when you swipe up an icon you can only do 1 action.

                          Add an option to add additional actions, and while swiping up,if it was set to more than 1 action, a menu will open, just like iOS 3D touch.

                          478 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Nova Locker.

                            Boom. Come on people, you know you want it.

                            468 votes
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                              5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Icon color as color of unread badges

                              Please add the opportunity to color the background or even the text of unread count badges dynamically with the color of the icon that holds that badge.

                              453 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • fix slow notification pull down gesture after Marshmallow upgrade

                                Since updating my Nexus 5 to Marshmallow the other day, using the mid-screen swipe down gesture to open the notification pane is very slow. It does open, but it very slowly slides down about 25% of the way, stops a couple seconds, then the entire pane shows up.

                                Swiping down from the notification bar to open the pane like normal works fast and as expected.

                                Thanks!

                                448 votes
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                                  32 comments  ·  Effects and Animations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Using the main UI themes and icons

                                  Sometimes I want to use my phone's main UI themes and icons on nova but nova launcher doesn't support this feature
                                  Please add setting for using and import original UI themes and icons (huawei EMUI , HTC sense, MIUI ,samsung touchwiz and .....)
                                  thank you

                                  448 votes
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                                    33 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Pixel search bar - include weather information above the date

                                    I've noticed with the new Google Pixel phone, on the right hand side, instead of just the date there is now weather information at the top, with the date at the bottom:

                                    http://imgur.com/a/FLaFV

                                    Any chance you can implement this?

                                    Thanks!

                                    411 votes
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                                      14 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Backup nova settings to google account

                                      I would like it when I just sign in on a new device and install nova launcher, and all my settings my settings appear without doing anything.

                                      374 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  General  ·  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.

                                        370 votes
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                                          7 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • KitKat/4.4 Style Widget/Wallpaper/Screen Management

                                          Enough with the Gingerbread scrolling requesters. Can we get the KitKat style showing Wallpaper/Widgets/Settings and screen mangement like KitKat introduced?

                                          368 votes
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