POCO Launcher was released alongside Xiaomi's POCOPHONE F1 that I actually recently bought and later on it was made available for other devices as well. It packs a decent amount of customizability options, but its most outstanding feature is the automatic grouping of apps in the app drawer. Meanwhile, its latest version 188.8.131.52 is up on the Google Play Store for beta testing and comes with some changes as an early present for New Year.
- You can change the style of notification badges now.
- We extended functional support for various phone models.
- Settings look much better now!
- You can double tap the screen to wake device.
- We fixed performance issues which made devices slow down.
- We fixed some bugs in this version.
There is now a new 'Numbers' notification badges displaying style, which can be enabled from the Poco Launcher's settings menu. Apart from this, the settings page has also been updated with much better categorization, so every relevant feature has its own section with preferences for it. Bug fixes and performance related enhancements have been included as well. By the way, the fourth bullet in the release notes refers at a double-tap-to-wake (DT2W for short), but this must be something for Xiaomi phones only because a launcher app does not have the proper permissions to add or enable such a feature.
Sadly, the beta program for POCO Launcher is full, but for those who do not like waiting, you can grab the newest APK file from APK Mirror.
Source: Google Play
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