FEATURES Of GOOGLE NEXUS LAUNCHER
◾App drawer icon is now replaced with a “slide up” style app drawer. You can now go to your apps menu by just sliding up an arrow located just before the static icons along the home screen button
◾ There is now a “G” tab located in the upper-left corner of the screen. When this icon is tapped, the regular Google search bar will pop up.
◾The calendar widget now hovers in the upper-left. And it’s reported that it cannot be moved or changed.
HOW TO USE THE GOOGLE NEXUS LAUNCHER
After installing this launcher on your phone, you will now have to press the home screen to see the settings menu that has “show Google app when swiping left” option and including screen rotation option as well adding or subtracting app suggestions at the drawer’s top to access Google now, you just swipe from the left edge to open it.
HOW TO INSTALL GOOGLE NEXUS LAUNCHER
The Nexus Launcher has two installation methods; the apk method and the recovery mode method.
DOWNLOAD LINKS FOR NEXUS LAUNCHER
◾ Download Nexus Launcher Recovery mode Zip Here
◾Download Nexus Launcher Apk Here
◾Download Wallpaper Picker Apk Here (it fixes crashes when you installed via the normal apk mode)
INSTALLING VIA RECOVERY MODE METHOD (Best)
To install this launcher using this method, download the nexus launcher zip from the link above and place it at the root of your sdcard, (not inside any folder), then boot your phone into TWRP or CWM, click on install and locate the downloaded zip file, then flash and reboot.
INSTALLING VIA NORMAL APK METHOD
This is the most simplest method but doesn’t give perfect results although there’s a fix for that. Go to your phone settings and enable installation from unknown source. After that, download the Apk file from the link above and click to install
The bug with the apk method is that Nexus launcher will crash anytime you wants to change your wallpaper.
HOW TO FIX THE CRASHING BUG
To fix it, you just have to download Wallpaper Picker. Install both apks and the bug will be fixed.