Nova Launcher Beta v5.2 Roll Out Begins – Introduces Android O Style Notifications Badges

Earlier this month at I/O developer conference Google introduces Android O Beta for it’s Nexus and Pixel devices. Android O comes with many new features including Notification Dots, Picture-in-Picture mode, Smart-text selection, Auto-fill, Wi-Fi aware, New Emojis and much more!

Nova Launcher

Nova Launcher as we all know is one of the most powerful launcher devices for Android powered devices. If you are one of those who are waiting for the developers over at Nova Launcher to update the launcher with Android O features then there’s a good news for you people.

Earlier this month Nova Launcher was update to stable version 5.1 which brings some new features including Dynamic Badges – Image badges from notification conten, Respect system level themes on Samsung and Huawei devices and Minor fixes for Samsung Galaxy S8.

And now the Nova Launcher v5.2 first beta has been released, there aren’t too many new features that are included in the beta build. But there are some notable additions including the addition of dots, Android O style notifications badges. Along with this new beta build also brings many performance improvements and minor fixes for Android O.
To download the latest beta update you will have to opt-in to the beta program of the Nova Launcher. Else you have to wait for the stable version of the update.

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