KitKat Launcher+ APK

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This is the new KitKat Launcher compiled straight from AOSP. KitKat Launcher+ focuses on clean and stable features that keep true to the stock KitKat experience. Great customization without having to deal with all the bloat commonly found in other launchers. Guaranteed to be fast and smooth.
Please read the following if you want to know more, encounter any issues or have any questions.
• Google Now (GEL style)
• Change icon size and icon-text size
• Hide icon-text
• Hide the Google Search Bar
• Hide the Page Indicator
• Change grid size
• Enable a set amount of screens (do not automatically remove empty screens)
• Resize any widget
• Hide the Page Indicator
• Hide application icons
• Change grid size
• Automatically center home screen
• Configure home button behavior
• Backup and Restore
Device compatibility
This launcher may or may not work correctly depending on your device and Android version. It is guaranteed to work on the Nexus 4 and 5. Sadly, AOSP Launcher3 does not support tablets due to missing code for landscape orientation. I tried to make it work as best as I could on the Nexus 7 but it is far from how Google intended the launcher to behave. I’m not expecting to create big workarounds in order to keep the code easily updatable from AOSP. Look for alternatives on the Play Store by developers that are more comfortable with changing the AOSP code.
Frequently asked questions
• The application icons on my device are not the same as on KitKat devices, what gives?
The icons do not come from the launcher, generally. Some launcher might change the icons around but that is not what KitKat Launcher+ is about.
• Why am I missing the transparent lockscreen/status bar/buttons?
Transparency is dependent on your Android version. If transparency is available KitKat Launcher+ will make use of it. Guaranteed to work on Android 4.4.
Known issues
• Icon size is locked in the drawer in landscape on tablets (to prevent issues)
• Google Search Bar does not work as intended in landscape on tablets
• On some devices the launcher just refuses to work.

Size : 1.6M
Current Version : 1.1.3
Requires Android : 4.1 and up



  • I have a rooted Nexus 5 and I’m looking for a way to make my icons smaller, which is what your app seems to provide. However, after installing it, I need to find a way to seamlessly import my settings from the Google launcher into your launcher. Is there a way that I can do that easily without having to rebuild all my screens?

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