Microsoft Adds Dark Mode, Custom Icons And Daily Wallpapers In Android Launcher.
Microsoft has updated its Android Launcher App to version 6, giving a performance upgrade to launcher’s existing functionality.
Launcher version 6 has a new app icon, dark mode, and daily wallpaper feature which is provided by Bing. The launcher now works in landscape orientation and has customizable icons also.The latest update also improved general performance which includes faster loading and reduced battery drain.
Launcher version 6 also included a personalized news feed that updates throughout the day. The app is available to download from Google’s Play Store.
MICROSOFT LAUNCHER FEATURES
Personalize Your Feed
· Set Microsoft Launcher as your default home screen to enjoy a personalized feed and improved functionality with your other Microsoft apps.
· Customize your feed to see news, calendar events, docs, and contacts at a glance.
· View your calendar card to easily manage your schedule across devices.
· Use Family features to see how much time your kids spend on their phone, and to spot them on a map, at home or on the go.*
Give your phone a new look
· Choose from light, dark and transparent themes to suit your style.
· Enjoy Bing daily images as your wallpaper, or use your own photos.
· Personalize your apps with custom icon packs, and use adaptive icons to give your icons a consistent look and feel.
Continue on PC
· Photos on your phone are instantly available on your Windows PC.**
· Seamlessly transition between editing docs on your phone and on your PC
Search the Web
· Using Microsoft Launcher’s universal search bar, you can search the web, your files, apps, docs, and messages all at once.
· Gesture customization lets you double tap to lock your phone, swipe up for app drawer and more.
· Keep your most important contacts at your fingertips – add them to folders, or pin them to your home screen or dock.
The new Launcher app looks like a test run for Surface Duo which was unveiled by Microsoft last year.Microsoft Adds Dark Mode, Custom Icons And Daily Wallpapers In Android Launcher.The new launcher is still in beta phase but users can still download it and give it a try.