1. alamarco's Avatar
    Is there a launcher that has a custom grid? I like Nova launcher, but I don't like how the app drawer isn't all that customization. I'm planning to give ADW and APEX a try, but figured I'd also ask as well. As good as Nova is, I need to be able to customize my app drawer because I don't use many home pages. Most of the time I'm in my app drawer.

    I'm basically looking for any launcher that does this. I plan to try them all and figure out the best, but getting a list that support custom grid will help narrow it down.
    05-17-2013 06:46 PM
  2. Raymond Tan's Avatar
    You must be using an old version of Nova or it may be only on Nova Prime.
    Currently on Nova Prime you can change these attributes for the app drawer:
    -Grid (up to 12x12, but on an s3 you can only go 5x6 before the icons start to touch one another)
    -scroll effect
    -background transparency
    -drawer style(vertical/horizontal)
    -infinite scroll
    -drawer groups
    -add folders
    -folder first
    -hide apps
    -isolate tabs
    -auto close
    -remember last position
    -change icon

    In the last update widgets and live wallpapers are now in the app drawer. I'm not sure what other features you can add.
    05-17-2013 07:55 PM
  3. alamarco's Avatar
    Right, but you can't customize the app drawer by moving apps in any order. It's all sorted by ABC order.

    Nova doesn't allow this. I have the paid version. Sure you can add folders and what not from your list, but I need to move apps in my order.
    05-17-2013 09:21 PM
  4. Josphe72's Avatar
    Apex Pro has custom grids and you can also rearrange your apps. You can even make custom groups for the ones you use the most. While in the app drawer open up settings, go to manage drawer and you can make the changes you like.
    alamarco likes this.
    05-18-2013 12:05 PM
  5. alamarco's Avatar
    Apex Pro has custom grids and you can also rearrange your apps. You can even make custom groups for the ones you use the most. While in the app drawer open up settings, go to manage drawer and you can make the changes you like.
    Thanks for the recommendation.

    Is this a pro only feature? I don't mind paying for the app, but when trying the free version it doesn't have this feature. I've attached an image, does a custom option show up in this area?

    Want to make sure it's available before buying.
    Attached Thumbnails Launchers with Custom Grid?-uploadfromtaptalk1368897866672.jpg  
    05-18-2013 12:24 PM
  6. alamarco's Avatar
    It doesn't look like Apex can do a custom sort. Unless someone can show me otherwise?

    Custom sort from apps in app-drawer

    I've been trying a few launchers and so far coming up with nothing. Looks like I might be stuck with Touch Wiz. I want custom themes, animations, more customization, etc. However I need custom sort more.
    05-18-2013 01:46 PM
  7. note2user's Avatar
    I have a directly related question. I've tried Go Launcher and I really enjoy the different themes, etc. but ended up going back to touchwiz because I couldn't figure out how to have incomplete pages of apps. Are there any launchers that allow this feature? Does Go Launcher allow it, and I'm just missing a setting?

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    05-18-2013 02:56 PM
  8. Josphe72's Avatar
    It doesn't look like Apex can do a custom sort. Unless someone can show me otherwise?

    Custom sort from apps in app-drawer
    Open the app drawer and go to settings inside there.

    First

    Attachment 68578

    Then

    Attachment 68579

    Next

    Attachment 68580

    Finally

    Attachment 68581
    05-18-2013 04:45 PM
  9. alamarco's Avatar
    Hi Josphe72, can you repost the attachments? They are showing up as invalid.
    05-19-2013 07:39 AM
  10. Josphe72's Avatar
    05-19-2013 08:17 AM
  11. guysoft's Avatar
    Does not exist in mine (APEX pro 2.0.3). What version are you using??
    Your image against mine for comparison.

    Click image for larger version. 

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    07-15-2013 09:22 AM
  12. dellagregg's Avatar
    Next launcher 3d.

    Sent from my gorgeous Galaxy Note II aka CJ. <3
    07-15-2013 05:07 PM
  13. bigkid666999's Avatar
    Lightning Launcher has the most customizable grid of any launcher out there.

    Sent from my SGH-I317M using Tapatalk 4 Beta
    07-18-2013 02:53 AM
  14. guysoft's Avatar
    Photos or it didn't happen!
    Seriously, after installing like 10 launchers please give us a screenshot for conformation.

    Next launcher 3d.

    Sent from my gorgeous Galaxy Note II aka CJ. <3
    Lightning Launcher has the most customizable grid of any launcher out there.

    Sent from my SGH-I317M using Tapatalk 4 Beta
    07-22-2013 06:29 AM
  15. Joseph Mollis's Avatar
    Try Lightening Launcher. It has more customizations and Options than you can Imagine. Plus you can arrange your app drawer any way you like. With or without grid and snapping.
    01-06-2014 08:23 AM
  16. abbassh's Avatar
    use Next Launcher 3D v3 work 100%
    http://www39.zippyshare.com/v/7741986/file.html
    01-13-2014 05:43 AM
  17. guysoft's Avatar
    Lightening Launcher supports this, however, it has no pages!
    The whole point of having a custom grid is so you can locate the app you want by recalling mentally the page it was on and spacial location. This is unhelpful.
    07-11-2014 10:15 AM

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