Emerald Launcher

Simple custom home screen

Lightweight customizable launcher which supports icon packs and has a good number of settings for its size. Features include:

  • Icon pack support
  • App and web search
  • App categories
  • History of last launched apps
  • Resizeable layout

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 0.6.1 (40) - Added on 2019-01-03

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
      (4.3)
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
      (4.3)
    • com.android.launcher.permission.CREATE_SHORTCUT
    • install shortcuts
      Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.

    Download APK 177 KiB PGP Signature

  • Version 0.6.0.3 (39) - Added on 2018-11-16

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
      (4.3)
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
      (4.3)
    • com.android.launcher.permission.CREATE_SHORTCUT
    • install shortcuts
      Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.

    Download APK 177 KiB PGP Signature

  • Version 0.6.0.2 (38) - Added on 2018-10-19

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
      (4.3)
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
      (4.3)
    • com.android.launcher.permission.CREATE_SHORTCUT
    • install shortcuts
      Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.

    Download APK 170 KiB PGP Signature