Nova Launcher Beta 5.5 supports Adaptive icons


One of the best android Launcher out in Play Store is Nova, and now the developers of the launcher adds support to adaptive icons, which Is considered as one of the best feature of Android Oreo.



Adaptive Icons is the best feature of Android Oreo. Adaptive icon is a feature which makes all icons match in different style by placing icons on a background. Now Tesla software, Nova Launcher added support for the Adaptive icons on all devices. To enjoy Adaptive icons completely you’ll need smartphone running  on Android 5.0 and to use some more icons you will need Android 7.0 .


To be noted here, most of the apps doesn’t support for the adaptive icons, you should be aware of these apps which do not support icons.Once the update has been installed, the user needs to enable this feature in the Look and feel option in Nova Settings.Under the Adaptive icons shape you can also select any defined shape and the mask Legacy icons toggle allows user to forcibly enable the icon shape for all applications.The change log for Beta update is follows,



5.5-beta1 Sep 10, 2017


-Adaptive icons for Android 5.0+
-Use and control the style of adaptive icons from apps that support them
-Scale and reshape legacy/existing icons to match the adaptive style
-Minor fixes


The Beta version of the launcher will be available on the Play Store after a while and this beta version is available for those who has signed in for beta tester program.


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