Nova Launcher 6.0 beta 5 update adds Android Pie inspired app animation, Assistant in search bar, and bug fixes

The Android community has plenty of launchers, but you won’t find many that are better than the Nova Launcher. In fact, most people will agree that the Nova Launcher is the best third-party launcher out there and it keeps getting better with every update.

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The latest version brings beta 5 to the Nova Launcher 6.0 and with it comes new Android Pie inspired app animations, an option for Google Assistant in the search bar as well as plenty of bug fixes and performance improvements from the previous beta 4 that came out at the end of August 2018.

Download Nova Launcher 6.0 beta 5 APK

This update, as you may have guessed, is targeting users of the beta version of Nova Launcher, but we expect these same features to show up in the stable version later on. When exactly this will happen, though, is unknown to us.

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If you bump into any problems, feel free to consult our simple guide on how to install APK files on Android.

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