1. Rtimmons's Avatar
    I see the Honor software does not have a app drawer and this will drive my wife crazy. Have to used a launcher and which one? Nova/google/other?
    12-16-2016 09:44 AM
  2. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Been using Nova for years. Just the right balance between simplicity and features.
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    12-16-2016 09:51 AM
  3. beagle82's Avatar
    Google is OK, but the icons are huge. I use nova and am more than happy. Action launcher is probably a close second to Nova. But I guess that's just my opinion.
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    12-16-2016 09:58 AM
  4. libra89's Avatar
    The default one has so much customization so that's the one I use right now. However, I have used both Action and Nova Launchers without issue on my Honor 8. Just make sure to add the launcher to the protected list.
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    12-16-2016 10:14 AM
  5. Urdyk's Avatar
    I dig EMUI its just fine for me. Emui 5 is even snappier + notification panel is very nice now
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    12-16-2016 10:44 AM
  6. gendo667's Avatar
    Google is OK, but the icons are huge. I use nova and am more than happy. Action launcher is probably a close second to Nova. But I guess that's just my opinion.
    There are apps in the Play Store that can change icons for Google Now Launcher. I use Awesome Icons.
    12-16-2016 03:01 PM
  7. gendo667's Avatar
    When my Honor 8 arrives, I'll be using Action Launcher 3 mostly. Love the pixel setup. I'll rotate GNL when it suits me.
    12-16-2016 03:03 PM
  8. dpham00's Avatar
    I used nova on emui 4 but emui 5 has the app drawer
    12-16-2016 05:49 PM
  9. swagglepuff's Avatar
    I did use nova, but I fell in love with EMUI. I dont care that I don't have an app drawer. I would suggest nova the new version just came out with pixel type features built into the pro version
    12-16-2016 06:18 PM
  10. dpham00's Avatar
    I did use nova, but I fell in love with EMUI. I dont care that I don't have an app drawer. I would suggest nova the new version just came out with pixel type features built into the pro version
    For me,It depends on how many apps you have and how often you switch phones... I have over 100 apps and switch often so it is a hassle to reorganize.
    12-16-2016 06:34 PM
  11. orangecroc's Avatar
    When my Honor 8 arrives, I'll be using Action Launcher 3 mostly. Love the pixel setup. I'll rotate GNL when it suits me.
    I would strongly suggest trying out emui before jumping straight into a launcher. It's a lot better than reviews might suggest. And when EMUI 5 makes general release it will be even better. Using the beta version has not once made me want to install nova as I had on previous phones (particularly over touchwiz).
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    12-16-2016 07:28 PM
  12. Martin Holl's Avatar
    Action Launcher 3, but that's because I have such an ingrained setup using the various workflows within that launcher. Had the phone on EMUI for a couple of days, and it really wasn't bad. Could easily have used that full time if I didn't have any other options.
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    12-16-2016 07:50 PM
  13. dpham00's Avatar
    I would strongly suggest trying out emui before jumping straight into a launcher. It's a lot better than reviews might suggest. And when EMUI 5 makes general release it will be even better. Using the beta version has not once made me want to install nova as I had on previous phones (particularly over touchwiz).
    I would agree. Emui 5 is great. I hope that they can import layout from nova b the future though.
    12-16-2016 08:22 PM
  14. gendo667's Avatar
    When my Honor 8 arrives, I'll be using Action Launcher 3 mostly. Love the pixel setup. I'll rotate GNL when it suits me.
    Couldn't have been more wrong. Loving the Pixel setup on Nova.
    01-05-2017 05:40 PM
  15. digitalbreak's Avatar
    I see the Honor software does not have a app drawer and this will drive my wife crazy. Have to used a launcher and which one? Nova/google/other?
    I switch between the following:

    1) Nova
    2) Google Now
    3) Arrow
    4) Evie
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    01-05-2017 06:50 PM
  16. Morty2264's Avatar
    I would recommend Nova, as I've heard the most about it in terms of its usefulness/ratings of satisfaction. I'm actually surprised - I don't miss the app drawer at all.
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    01-06-2017 09:44 AM
  17. Morty2264's Avatar
    I switch between the following:

    1) Nova
    2) Google Now
    3) Arrow
    4) Evie
    I love Arrow Launcher!!
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    01-06-2017 09:44 AM
  18. tadpoles's Avatar
    Does any launcher besides Nova offer sub-grid positioning?
    01-16-2017 10:41 PM
  19. gnondpomme's Avatar
    Does any launcher besides Nova offer sub-grid positioning?
    I don't think so ...

    I used to have Action Launcher on my Nexus 5 wich was really good, but on my Honor 8 I keep using the stock launcher because I wanted something new with an android base and I find it very good with all the theming !
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    01-17-2017 03:26 AM
  20. laytoncy's Avatar
    Nova Prime. Nothing against EMUI I just don't want folders and several screen s. I keep my 1 screen very minimalistic. Looking forward to using Nova with the new features in EMUI 5.
    01-17-2017 06:49 AM
  21. Davide Carozza's Avatar
    Arrow Launcher for me. Use it for a while so that it learns my app preferences on auto mode, then take the configuration it suggests and tweak it on custom mode. Works well for me.
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    01-17-2017 07:12 AM
  22. Derek W1's Avatar
    I love Emui just the way it is, I don't care about a app drawer.
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    01-17-2017 08:41 AM
  23. orangecroc's Avatar
    I'm loving EMUI 5, the app drawer does make it easier to get the phone feeling efficient.
    I'm starting to feel like using nova again though to allow more customisation.
    01-17-2017 11:10 AM
  24. tadpoles's Avatar
    I don't think so ...

    I used to have Action Launcher on my Nexus 5 wich was really good, but on my Honor 8 I keep using the stock launcher because I wanted something new with an android base and I find it very good with all the theming !
    Thx
    01-17-2017 02:15 PM
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