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Action Launcher gets desktop shortcuts and other Android P tweaks

The new Action Launcher v37 includes support for user interface features found in Android P, and much more.

Published onJune 17, 2018

  • The latest release of the popular Action Launcher app includes a new desktop shortcuts feature.
  • Action Launcher v37 allows users to create their own shortcuts to save time in accessing features.
  • The new version also has some Android P UI tweaks and more.

The latest version of  the popular Android launcher Action Launcher includes a nifty looking new feature, desktop shortcuts. It’s based on the new long-press user interface that Google has introduced in the Android P beta. With the new Action Launcher v37, when you long press on a blank spot on the screen, you will bring up the new desktop shortcuts menu. You can customize those shortcuts in the menu so you can get faster access to phone features like your current battery usage or if you want to lock or unlock your desktop.

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The new version also has some more Android P-based tweaks, including the option for the dock dash feature that was included in the first beta release, but was removed in the current Android P Beta 2.

There are also a number of smaller additions, changes and fixes, including a much improved experience when Action Launcher users want to change the app’s settings. It’s also the first version built using the final Android P APIs. You can check out the full change log online, and you can download Action Launcher v37 now from the Google Play Store.

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