Now Google Launcher is available for devices with Android 4.1 or higher

The month of August started with good news for owners of Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) handsets: Google Now Launcher received an update to include support officer at all (or almost) devices with this or with the following versions of the platform. Until then, users only models like  Nexus 5 or devices offered via Google Play could count on the app.


Now Google Launcher is an application launcher pretty quick and versatile. By installing it, users who are uncomfortable with the interface developed by the manufacturer of your device shall replace it by a “nearly pure” Android experience.

As the name implies, the tool is integrated with Google Now cards and, of course, can receive voice instructions from “Ok, Google” command. You can also do text searches on the web quickly giving a touch in this field at the top of the search interface. How could it be, the caster is still conveniently integrated with other Google products such as Maps and Gmail.

To be available for Android 4.1 or higher, Google Launcher Now happens to be supported by a much wider range of devices. But in some cases it may be necessary to have patience: apparently, Google is releasing the news by region or groups of users, which is why some models, even if recent, may not have immediate compatibility. In this case, the tip is to try later, obviously.

To find out if your smartphone or tablet is already compatible – officially – and, if so, to download, simply visit Google Play .