Action Launcher 27.1 now available

Action Launcher 27.1 Android launcher now available for download
Action Launcher 27.1
A few weeks after receiving Google Now integration, Action Launcher gets a new update that delivers a weather widget for handsets that run Marshmallow or later, as well as new customization options.
Codrut Nistor,

Chris Lacy is back with a new update to its popular Android app launcher just a few weeks after adding Google Now integration to it. This update brings the current version number of Action Launcher up to 27.1 and comes with two solid changes - an integrated weather widget for Marshmallow (or later) devices, and a comprehensive set of new customization options.

According to the change log posted by Chris Lacy on Google+ two days ago, the new Action Launcher version comes with a few stability fixes, eliminates "a nasty memory leak," and packs the following new features:

  • Weather widget that requires Android 6.0 or later
  • custom Google Search bar now as a standalone widget, with an increased number of icons for customization
  • multiple visual customizations for the All Apps page, search box, Shutters, folders, and more

Although the weather widget requires Marshmallow, the entire app can still work with Android 4.1 devices or later. After more than one million installs, Action Launcher has been reviewed by more than 80,000 users and holds a Google Play rating of 4.2 out of 5.


Chris Lacy (on Google+)

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Codrut Nistor, 2017-08-21 (Update: 2017-08-21)
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