Essential Launcher

A very small launcher with all essential functionality

Essential Launcher is a very small launcher offering most basic functionality. It is easy on disk usage, memory and CPU usage.

You can choose a widget, pin apps to the dock, or show all apps in the app drawer. It is accessibility ready and also has support for LTR and RTL texts.

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 2.1 (19) - Added on 2019-04-19

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

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

    Download APK 47 KiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.BIND_APPWIDGET
  • Version 2.0.2 (18) - Added on 2019-03-13

    This version requires Android 4.2 or newer.

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

    Download APK 46 KiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.BIND_APPWIDGET
  • Version 2.0.1 (17) - Added on 2019-02-24

    This version requires Android 4.2 or newer.

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

    Download APK 46 KiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.BIND_APPWIDGET