ADW Launcher 2 APK

Version - org.adw.launcher
Last updated: 2019-11-03 18:55:04

ADW Launcher 2, beyond tweaking your android desktop

ADW Launcher 2 apk

APP Information

App Download Version2.0.1.75 (150)
Updated2019-11-03 18:55:04
Apk Size12.93 MB
App DeveloperAvatar ROM
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android2.3.x and up
App Packageorg.adw.launcher.apk

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ADW Launcher 2 is launcher,personalization, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 4.14 by 50 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit Avatar ROM website who developed it. org.adw.launcher.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 2.3.x and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than ADW Launcher 2 APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 206193+ times on store. You can also download org.adw.launcher APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

You may think the original and best launcher of all time has not been updated, because people assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but *actually* from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint, it’s more like we released this update 3 years ago and you didn’t realize. Don’t worry, we understand not everyone has…1.21 gigawatts!! to spend.

Having said this, we’ve been reading a lot about Google recommendations on abusing app options and settings, and we’ve talked a lot about it. But as the ability to speak does not make us intelligent we’ve made all the opposite. You know, without freedom of choice there is no creativity. The Launcher bores.
You may also think “I find your excess of settings disturbing” and we don’t blame you! It’s a totally normal reaction. I guess you guys aren’t ready for that yet. But your kids are gonna love it. In the end, the possibility of configuring it to your likeness is approximately 3720 to 1, what makes it the best launcher because maths never lie.

And yeah, we have screens, ¿and icons? for sure, ahh and we have widgets too, what more?, I mean what else?, in fact, you can make your own. And if you prefer getting everything pre-made, use themes! Or widget and template packs! ¿Is your device’s desktop boring? Change it again Sam. Your style, your rules, Do. Or do not, there’s a setting for it, tweak it, change it, shaken, not stirred.

And remember, “There’s no such thing as ‘the unknown,’ only options inside ADW Settings”

¿Are you gonna miss it?

*Endless Features*

Most of the application have been reprogrammed and redesigned from scratch. Also we have added a lot of new features. Here are some of them:

* Support for Android 7.1 launcher shortcuts (limited support on older versions down to 5.x)
* Added new icons effects section. You can choose image filters and compositions. Awesome!!!
* Dynamic UI coloring using wallpaper colors.
* New way to manage screens. Hold down an empty area of the desktop.
* New way to add widgets and shortcuts.
* New way to change the wallpaper, lock/unlock the desktop or access settings. Hold down an empty area of the desktop and choose the option.
* Added fast scroll app drawer style.
* Added indexed fast scroll app drawer style.
* Added some desktop transitions.
* Added new section to configure icon badges.
* Added a visual mode to configure desktop, icon appearance, folder appearance, and app drawer options.
* Added option to change the top panel/widget.
* Added option to change the content type of bottom panel (dock/widget).
* Added new wrap folder mode to folders. This mode lets you launch the first app in the folder on tap, and show the folder contents on swipe up.
* Added new fast application search in app drawer.
* Improved app categories in app drawer.
* Improved way to manage user gestures.
* Improved way to apply internal and external themes.
* Improved context menu for all desktop objects.
* Added new Custom Widget object. You can add new custom widgets from widget list, import them from friends and other developers, create, edit and share your own.
* Added some initial extensions for the custom widgets (time/battery)
* Check out ADWExtensions pack for more extensions (weather, gmail, etc).
* Added template manager. Remove, add and share templates easily.
* Improved icon properties dialog.
* Improved folder properties dialog.
* Added backup manager in advanced settings/system. Now you can import data from other famous launchers (if you miss one, report back to us so we can include it!)
* Added the possibility to set a secondary action on desktop shortcuts. Swipe up over the desktop shortcut to execute the secondary action.
* Probably 2 or 200 things I’m forgetting…
* A bunch of wibbly wobbly timey wimey stuff inside!

App ChangeLog

  • Final ADW Launcher version for devices with android < 2.3.x.
  • Sorry guys, get a new device ;)
  • Updated privacy information

App Screens

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Reviews From google play store

Overall great, I've been using it as my default for years. However, is there any way you could make the navigation bar background transparent to the wallpaper on the home screen/desktop? It is black for whatever reason on my note8 and it just looks odd. It has bothered me for a over a year. I was hoping there'd be some update to change that. Never fixed it.

The good: its highly customizable. Especially the pro version. Unfortunately I paid for it twice. First time didn't register. The bad: No detailed manual or tutorials. Whats there doesn't answer a lot. Of you're willing top fiddle for a while, you'll get it working right. Ecample: got weather widget working, but can't get temperature setting to Fahrenheit. With better instructions, would surely be a 5 start app.

I really enjoy this launcher, it has a good balance of features, speed, and minimal battery usage which was one of the top reasons for choosing. I do however have one small bug, when I pull down to search, my keyboard auto opens which it should, but it doesn't close after opening the selected app. And won't until I go back to the search and close it. Making certain things like my calculator unusable if searching for it.

Been using this for ³+ years and have been satisfied. Customizability is insane. so many options, you could spend days tweaking everything. Instead of doing that, you'll probably want to use a theme. There is a fair amount to pick from, I do wish there was a little more, but they're pretty diverse in style. Performance-wise, there is a vey slight drop. This common of most launchers, as the extravagant animations takes more processing. 99% of the time, it will not effect your experience.

3 star for a simple reason. It's good. But the Pro version offers options that others free apps already offer. Instead of buying full version, you can simply find another free launcher. So I think you should open more options if you want me back at any time.

Í If you want a cool and easy to configure Launcher this is it. I have tried many cause it is hard to find one for tablets or newer phones. I have this on both and works and looks great. The thing that sets this Launcher launcher apart from the others is the configuration of the Whole App. You would have to see for yourself. It is easy to use and fun to play around with all the cool stuff.

The experience I have had with this launcher isn't the best. In nearly one week... I had my screen locked. I was stuck at the apps charging slow... I mean, even having paid for something better I receive trash? I want my money back. Your launcher is a fail. Even others in early edition, are better than this. I wanted to let you know. I wait for the refund. That's the fair thing. Don't like it and don't need it anymore. I wouldn't pay a penny for this app. Sorry but it's the truth. Android 6.0

I purchased ADW Launcher 2 Pro, and there are so many things it won't do, it is very disappointing. The gestures won't work, can't turn the screen off, I also downloaded the ADW Notifier 2, and that won't stay open at all, ut just closes as soon as it it open. I was looking for a good launcher, but I don't think this is it.

Basic structure and formation is good, but for functionality its not upto the mark. I am using MI phone and none of the dual app is working. On clicking the dual app icon it shows the message ' sorry this app is unavailable' be it whatsapp, instagram, or any other. Hope this will be resolved soon. overall launcher is amazing.

Shortcuts not properly populating the target (Poweramp playlist shorcut icon for example). Recents not working correctly (sometimes shows an empty placeholder). I paid for the full version (which isn't available as a separate app to review) however the app does not get updated. I realized I'm better off with Nova, which gets updates, and luckily the import brought over my icon layout.

Really a joy returning to this "classic" i remembered from my Ice Cream Sandwich Droid2. Fast forward to an Oreo world and a device with 4x RAM, 4x Cores, etc. and Surprise! ADW2 has certainly keep pace. I am genuinely shocked that it doesn't get more attention. it is in the same class as N•••, Sm•••, Ac••••, and it's flexible enough to create a variety of interface patadigms (multi dock, scrolling screens, edge sliding cards, etc.). really great work.

Best simple and customizeable Launcher. I frequently tried to experience different launchers and uninstalled Adw ; but all the time, I come back to Adw launcher. I thank you Adw . Expect more simple and attractive colourful wallpapers ...

Best. More customizations & features all-in-1 than Nova or any other launcher; badge counts, icon packs/composition filter/icon resizing, gestures, 3D app drawer animations, overlapping widget resizing, app shortcuts, on and on.

Insanely customizable, simply. Can be a bit complicated doing it, but when you patiently, step-by-step keep perfecting it, it ends up being more satisfying than I think most people would expect. I'd like to show my super minimalistic setup, but unfortunately can't. Anyhow, I fu*king love this. Won't leave this launcher for any other. (...except maybe Hyperion when I get a new phone in a few years...)

Love this. I would like to suggest an option to color status OR navigation bar instead of both automatically. GREAT LAUNCHER!! 😍😎 edit. I have gotten a new phone and downloaded ADW and have lost everything. EVERYTHING. I am beyond upset. All the time I put into creating and it's all GONE. Also navigation bar is stupid white. Tried a different launcher and it is transparent. c'mon ADW.

Every morning after unplugging my phone from charger the screen of launcher remain empty, no apps and no widgets are displayed. There is nothing you can do other than restart your device to get it back to normal. Having this issue for 2 days already. Very frustrated. Haven't done any changes in phone or app settings recently. Please advise.

no matter how many launchers i try, i always go back to adw. everything about it is amazing. the customisation options are insane, it's very fast, i LOVE it. also i use a google pixel, most people with complaints use a samsung s10

Its a great launcher tons of options i have the adw2 and the 3d icons look amazing i only have the free version and is good the paid must be even better.

So much customization in the app, and you have complete control over everything. Great even without the upgrade.

Basically unusable at least for Galaxy s8 when it got updated to Android Pie. works fine when opened for the 1st time but when after selected as default launcher, where is a space in the bottom part of the screen that becomes unused space. This always happens after setting this launcher as the default launcher..

I do like it but, it does not allow me to put any folders on my desktop. Just the one that comes with installation. I love the categories in apps. It could be better if you could load those on your desktop and when you add more apps to a specific folder it refreshes.

I have tried most all the other launchers. ADW is by far the best launcher in the play store! So many options and ADW does not cause my phone to freeze up and crash like another popular launch does. Wish I had tried this a long time ago 😊 oh yeah, the matching icons feature and image filter... freaking amazing!

ive tried a lot of launchers, this is definitely part of the top 3. Even have it installed on android x86 for pc and works perfect. Well done developers

Not optimized for s10 devices. Need more than one dock, no fonts option...Static google bar sucks. Falls short in comparison to other launchers all around. Not for me!

I upgraded to pro but still can't seem to be able to add custom shortcuts, such as web pages etc.

Two out of three stars are just for the description. A decent launcher which requires a bunch of plugins to work well enough but still fails to do so. Basic stuff available for free, any deep modification is behind a pay wall. Nothing extraordinary that other launchers don't provide for free

Great, a little bit laggy. More speed would be more then welcome, otherwise, a great launcher with privacy in mind, worth the money.

Decent launcher. Everyone thought it was dead because it had not been updated for a couple of years. But they resurrected it. Unfortunately, they seem to have stopped updating it again. No updates for nearly a year. Looks dead again.

After 2 years I used ADW on mi MAX2. Excellently work. So fast. Home screen infinite. Love it. MUST download. Better than others. Using Google now and mi launcher also, but ADW is better. Widgets customizable.

Used to love this, was the best launcher. Now on S10 the bottom panel is placed up from the bottom of the screen and the wallpaper is blanked at the top of the screen. I see others have mentioned this but no response hence the 1 star

The DEAL BREAKER is... the LOCK DESKTOP being EASILY UNLOCKED by simply long pressing the screen and touching it, which happens by accident quite often. IT NEEDS TO BE DIFFICULT TO UNLOCK THE DESKTOP to avoid having it get messed up from inside your pocket or purse etc. IN EVERY OTHER WAY I LOVE 💖 THIS LAUNCHER AND I'M SAD💧I CAN'T USE IT.

Nearly perfect customizable launcher. I was using Holo Launcher but its develop is done... I would appreciate possibility to set more than 7 icons in the dock panel.

This ADW Launcher is head and shoulders above ANY others,bar none. Never had a single issue with ADW and the way it works. If there are any other launchers that have the same number of customizations as this(because I have tried them all)please let us know!

The best! The last 5 years every new device i get this is the first app i install. even on rooted device this app beats most custom roms. Thank you devs.

I love how I can customize every little detail. The only turn off is the Google bar. Although I'm getting used to it, still kind of annoying.

I have been using this for a long hall on my moto z2, and recently on my tablet, super easy and very user friendly too. Much applause to the delevopers who made this really easy and simple to use :)

An excellent desktop replacement. Unfortunately it is COMPLETELY unsupported. The author never responds to email or support requests.

The dock disapeared and nothing in settings would bring it back. All my time setting this app up- wasted!

Been using the ADW launchers for as long as I can remember. I like having everything on one page, with no text under the icons, and lots of folders that clearly show their contents before being clicked. The missing star is because since Samsung's new One UI, the launcher no longer fills the whole screen, there's an extraneous margin at the bottom.

I really love this launcher. My biggest issue and reason for not giving four stars is the lack of ability to add web page shortcuts to the home screen. Clicking "Add to home screen" in the Chrome menu does nothing even if there is space available on the home screen.

Almost perfect! Very frustrating that we can't add apps directly to the home screen.

Unfortunately doesn't work messages indicator. To sad.

Its OK but a disappointment to the likes of ADW Launcher 1. I use ADW Launcher 1 on my phone everyday and gave this a try, since ADW 1 is aging. It has none of the same responsivness and its predeccesor. Overall 3/5 6/10. It is a bit of a disappointment, has none of the same features. Hoping ADW Launcher 3 will be better

the shizz !!! I've used Go Launcher since my very first smartphone in 2010.I've tried every launcher there is and purchased full version right away after trying it . I like this launcher. it doesn't come with all those pre-loaded theme apps and a whole bunch of advertisements and it lets you customize your phone yourself . if you know how to use Photoshop you can use this .thank U very much for this launcher. my wishes for future (change layer/widget order on homescreens & gif support)

MTP now works properly on Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 under Lineage 14.1 Sorted out a number of problems with Trebuchet. Brilliant. Thanks guys

Really nice launcher if you're into playing around with photo editors you can make almost every aspect of user interface your own

been using this theme suite for off and on, 10+ years or feels. good stuff

So, this thing is the best launcher ever? Second you. Do you think we are naive or unprepared dor 'the new' you are super narcissistic. I paid the version and my icons still doesn't work or even charge properly. It is disgusting and insulting, when you tell people 'sorry guys, go to buy a new mobile" what...? Are you mad? I asked google to get it out of the market. Insisted on. I find it disrespectful. Asking for a refund, too. Android 6.0 My only one star is to put this comment. Shame

You promote this launcher as "Customizable" ??? Really? Won't allow 3rd-party widgets from MULTIPLE different developers... you know, little apps like ZOOPER for instance, amongst others. ADW was the first launcher I ever installed on my first Android. But get with the program... it ain't 2010. And since it's a launcher, which takes at least 45 minutes to setup, by the time I uninstalled it, it was too late apparently to get my refund. Thanks for a waste of time and a waste of money.

I used to use this as my default launcher on my galaxy S8. I've upgraded to the S10 and once it's set as the default launcher it changes how much of the screen gets used for the launcher. It shrinks to the size if one handed more, but stays in the center of the screen. Looks horrible now. Unusable

Upgraded for $3.49, although I had already purchased this app years ago. Unfortunately it completely removed ALL my customized icons. Disgusted & disappointed to say the least.

easy to use, perfectly configurable. but the latest update had got issues. trying to scroll in the app drawer is impossible at times. very annoying. if they fix it, I'll be right back to this launcher

Sorry on a oneplus 6 t with 9.0 it has problems with the it displaying correctly.

Been using for years. Last upgrade to phone has created a problem with the bottom panel. It is twice as tall as it needs to be and no way to use the wasted valuable screen space. Going to hold off from switching hoping this gets fixed.

got everything but missing one important thing...this apps app drawer doesn't have folder has category tabs but it's time consuming i wish if they add folder support

fantastic app however (on samsung s9) it keeps not appearing as my default launcher randomly. when I open the currently used apps list and press "close all" it resets but removes all my premium functions? can I please get my premium functions back other than this the app would be 5 star

Doesn't work for the latest Android 🙁. You can't arrange your apps anymore

Thank you so much , my reviews are usually one word but this app is awesome, I upgraded as soon as I started playing around with it has everything you need to make your phone look good... Highly recommend

if u know how to use this and you get everything the way you like it, it can be backed up, and install on your new phone, 😎you just need to play and experiment until you get the exact look you want.

I love this launcher and I bought the pro version which I thought was worth it but I only have 1 problem which is Idk how to get installed apps go to the home screen it's easy to take them from the dock to home screen but it'd be nice to know how to fix this

Solid start. User hostile and while it does support Android for Work it doesn't support Work Widgets.

best launcher since android creation!! years using free adw but i have to pay the devs for this excellent work

After trying several launchers finally decided to stick with the best which is ADW2 and goes really well with my other fav apps which is Jina and Launchboard. Must have Launcher in my opinion the customisation level is just perfect. only thing is i wish there were more themes to go with adw2

Fantastic App, contains far more features than I expect and is very easy to use. I almost immediately upgraded to the premium option and was more than happy to do so!

Every is good. just one basic fetaure is missing 'jump to page by clicking on dots of page indicator' and dots should be big and wide enough to each other to eliminate wrong clicks.

So far the claim of the most options is false: I see no visible options for the search bar.

Overall a good launcher. I gave three stars because they don't have option to lock the phone via double tap. Guys, please add an option to lock the phone either using double tap or using any gesture.

So customizable launcher! **Just DO NOT add any Huawei widget in the desktop as the launcher will freeze!** Thanks!

Zenfone max pro m2 - fluid so far except it killed zenmotion double tap screen on/off gestures. Luckily, it doesn't affect fingerprint. Anything to access the gestures?

its very good 😊, i like that it gives so much for personalisation. ppl can't use my phone too easily.

Great launcher but please add a option to remove the notification bar on the home screen, other launchers have this so please add it, of it's already in the launcher please tell me where to find it. Also where can I find an option to backup if there isn't one, please add it.

to many bugs, and over lapping, of weather clocks and other apps. shows you how to fix them and that doesn't work, and I paid for the app.

Honestly one of the best launchers that I've ever used it features are endless and it's transitions are seamless.. What other apps are this perfect it's it's just it's a very good app

I paid the in app purchase to unlock the premium features of this app just for it to take the money from my account and tell me the purchase cannot be completed. Dev, what is the problem?

the latest is only Gingerbread android look and feel that's not the latest.

Works beautifully on samsung s9, smooth and so many features

Love ♥️ this launcher! Lots of cool effects, easy to use!! Cutting edge!!!

Very good launcher but it need some work to fix bugs and crashes on EMUI 9 and Mate 20 Pro. When you try to add a widget like weather or clock app crushes down.

Lovely app, lovely launcher. My only criticism is that the app drawer tab labels are always black, only any good on a light background.

App is good but also works like an oridinary aoo nit like a launcher plz try to make it into a launcher which always doesnt close on screen lock or when someone press homescreen button. Your effort was however worth 3 stars...

Very slick and featured. Highly recommended.

This used to work flawlessly, but since the update last week, it crashes daily.

The app is epic in every way. However, I am wondering if there is a way to remove the apps that are in other folders when I am adding apps to a folder so that I know what apps are not put into folders. Any help?

Nice idea, but it lags when scrolling between pages on the desktop

an awesome app i bought... but now I haven't? I payed the 4 dollars so I could have all the features and woke up today with everything locked

While this app looks and functions well. It messed up my widgets so they could not refresh or even work properly.

this gets a bit overwhelming for the newbie, first try abw 1, for seasoned users this is super feature rich

The biggest thing I found is that its without ads and that's really cool.

navigation icons too large, half the gestures unless you pay, and messy & fragmented UI, imo ... too "in your face" ... went back to 1.0

No ads. Superb. By far the best launcher. Delivers everything they say it will.

This was my favourite launcher until find app by text function disappeared from app drawer. Why?

It is not working properly In my phone Moto E4 plus. In It's hanging problem.

Love it. was going to intall custom ROM, again, but this and Titanium is saving me time.

I've used this Lawncher for a good 8 years and it has been the one thing i look forward too installing.

Blurr! Please make an option for blurred underlaying graphics when choosing transparent/opacity folder/app drawer. Best launcher out of many!

Easy to use. I'm able to customize widgets and set up swipes to access apps.

Too bad you can't define different grid matrices for portrait and landscape modes.

Best home screen o out there! backup and restore across devices customize icons and widgets and settings like crazy!

i M only giving two due to update to premium failed and now i am out $4-5 dollars. something about incomplete purchase. but i have a play receipt stating thanks for you purchase. can anyone help .

Was My Favorite until badges stopped working but works on other launchers.

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requires following permissions on your android device.

view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

choose widgets
Allows the app to tell the system which widgets can be used by which app. An app with this permission can give access to personal data to other apps. Not for use by normal apps.

send sticky broadcast
Allows the app to send sticky broadcasts, which remain after the broadcast ends. Excessive use may make the phone slow or unstable by causing it to use too much memory.

expand/collapse status bar
Allows the app to expand or collapse the status bar.

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

read Usage data
Provides access to device usage history and statistics. Usage data is aggregated into time intervals: days, weeks, months, and years.

read the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

set wallpaper
Allows the app to set the system wallpaper.

adjust your wallpaper size
Allows the app to set the system wallpaper size hints.

modify or delete the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to write to the SD card.

install shortcuts
Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.

read Home settings and shortcuts
Allows the app to read the settings and shortcuts in Home.

uninstall shortcuts
Allows the application to remove Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.

In-App billing
In-app Billing on Google Play provides a straightforward, simple interface for sending In-app Billing requests and managing In-app Billing transactions using Google Play.


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