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KISS Launcher

Blazingly fast launcher focused on search
New in version 3.16.1
* Add importer and exporter for settings and tags
* Improvements for pre-lollipop devices and rounded corners support (@not-chicken)
* Favorite and search bar color can now be customised (@not-chicken)

v3.16 will be the latest release with support for Android KitKat.
Start programs from your new home screen by typing in a few letters.

The app adapts to how you use it, making finding what you want even faster.
Your data never leaves your device, and you can expect to save battery life
and speed up your device compared to complex and bloated launchers.
KISS is just 250 KB and never connects to the Internet.

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93% of users that try KISS for a week are still active users after 3 years.
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AGPLv3+ copylefted libre software means everyone can use, see, change and share at will, with all.
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Help, customizations and screenshots.
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* Usable privacy
* Speedy simplicity
* Functional beauty

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  • Version 3.16.1 (187) suggested Added on 2021-03-24

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • directly call phone numbers
      Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn't allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • expand/collapse status bar
      Allows the app to expand or collapse the status bar.
    • request delete packages
      Allows an application to request deletion of packages.
    • android.permission.QUERY_ALL_PACKAGES

    Download APK 0.8 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 3.16.0 (186) - Added on 2021-03-06

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • directly call phone numbers
      Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn't allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • expand/collapse status bar
      Allows the app to expand or collapse the status bar.
    • request delete packages
      Allows an application to request deletion of packages.
    • android.permission.QUERY_ALL_PACKAGES

    Download APK 0.8 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 3.15.5 (185) - Added on 2021-02-24

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone. Apps will also have access to the accounts on your phone that have created contacts. This may include accounts created by apps you have installed. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • directly call phone numbers
      Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn't allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • expand/collapse status bar
      Allows the app to expand or collapse the status bar.
    • request delete packages
      Allows an application to request deletion of packages.
    • android.permission.QUERY_ALL_PACKAGES

    Download APK 0.8 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log