Customize Your Smartphone With a Launcher

smartphoneLaunchers are best known for changing the look and feel of an Android device. There are tons of launcher apps available all with different styles to customize your Android device to your liking. These apps usually change the look of your home screen and app drawer – sometimes they come with features not included on your devices stock launcher.

Companies across the board have their own launcher – for example – Samsung uses TouchWiz. If you are unhappy with the stock launcher or just want to jazz up your smartphone (some of these work on tablets too) – look into downloading one of these apps from the Play store. These launchers work just like jailbreaking or rooting iPhones and Androids, which is necessary for downloading non-Apple/Android products like Highster Mobile, Auto Forward and other smartphone spy products available.

1. Nova Launcher
This 4.6-star app can completely transform your device. You have the ability to completely customize everything from icon themes to badge colors. This app even comes with a backup option which allows you to save your home screen layout and launcher settings.

2. Hola Launcher
This app weighs in at only 3MB – making it a quick and fast launcher. This app boasts up to 10,000 different icons to really add that personal touch to your device. It also has several awesome features that you don’t find in other launchers; Hola Boost helps free up memory and speed up your smartphone with the tap of a button. Hola Box is a privacy feature that’s included to hide apps that you don’t want to be displayed on your desktop.

3. CM Launcher
Another app that’s small in size. This app is also 3MB in size, but it packs the punch of a heavier app. CM Launcher claims it can boost speed by 100% – making apps load quicker – browse the internet with speed and multitask with ease.

4. GO Launcher
This launcher is used by over 200 million people and is ranked as #1 in Google Play. GO Launcher has it’s own theme store and app center with thousands of options for themes, fonts, icons and more. It’s one of the most user-friendly launchers, making for an easy customization experience.

5. C Launcher
C Launcher has a 4.6-star rating in the Google Play store. This is one of the only apps that has a DIY theme option. Three steps to custom package your own theme and save to your device. Just like the other launchers featured – C Launcher has a theme store where you can choose from thousands of themes, backgrounds, icons and more.

If you find that your smartphone is running slow while using a launcher – take a look at your available memory. If you have a microSD – try moving some of your photos, video and music over to it and try using your launcher again. If you still find that the launcher is not working properly, you can always try a different app. Not all launchers work perfectly on certain devices. You just have to find the one that works best for your device.

Do you prefer your stock launcher or one of the launchers we listed like Highster Mobile’s software program? Let us know in the comments!