Here in this page you can download latest version of ported Google Pixel launcher which is taken from Pixel 2 and Pixel 2XL. The apk file of the app is available from direct download link either from US and EU server.
A glance information about Google Pixel 2, the phone is sports a great specifications in terms of hardware and key features. Under the hood, you will find a 5.0-inch OLED 1,920 x 1,080 screen display with a more traditional 16:9 aspect ratio. On the other hand, the Pixel 2 XL goes the more modern route with its 6.0-inch 2,880 x 1,440 P-OLED display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. On top of that, with the release of both Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google has redesigned its launcher app featuring sleek and intuitive design. Luckily, the launcher has been ported to be able for non-Pixel device installation
It means that you can now have the same user interface experience as Pixel 2 on your own Android device (HTC, Xiaomi, Samsung, Asus, etc). The best part is that this launcher app needs no root access. Simply download and install it like you usually do.
However, you will need the specific ported app for your device Android version in order for the launcher to work flawlessly. In general scenario, as long as your device has similar specification as Google Pixel 2 than you are good to go. Luckily, some third-party developers have back-ported the app to be able to run on older Android version like Android 6.0+ Marshmallow.
Original version of Google Pixel 2 Launcher:
The above build does not need to be installed onto the system partition. Shortly saying, it does not need to be on a rooted device. However, if you already have the Pixel Launcher installed then it will just install right on top of it.
A Modified version of Google Pixel 2 Launcher app that works on any non Google device (read: any Android device) as long as the device is running Android 7.0+ Nougat. This modded version includes ability to make use of Google Now panel which is cool. (by paphonb)
- Enable google now and weather without installing as a system app
- Enable notification badges for M & N
- Add pull down to open notifications drawer
- Fix blue folders on Xperia devices
- Change accent color to Pixel blue
- Add circle icon shape for Nexus on stock O
A Back-ported version of Google Pixel 2 Launcher app that works on any non Google device (read: any Android device) as long as the device is running Android 6.0+ Marshmallow. (By linuxct)
Original download link:
Enjoy and don’t forget to thanks to its developers. They have done such a great works.