Edge Launcher and a One-handed Sense Home with simple Swipe Anywhere gesture are the two new features of newly launched HTC U11+. HTC may or may not bring these features to its elder devices like HTC U11 in the future software update, but you can try these features right now unofficially by sideloading APKs. If you own HTC U11, then read on to know how to get HTC U11+’s Edge launcher and Edge Sense on it without root.
Thanks to the XDA forum member frank9184, HTC U11+’s Edge Launcher and Swipe Anywhere Sense Home works on HTC 11 without any issue, even though the device is still runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat (HTC U11+ runs on Android 8.0 Oreo). You can download APKs of both files (link below) and sideload manually on your HTC U11.
The Swipe Anywhere offers single-handed experience to your homescreen. This feature lets you access all your notifications and apps with one hand. And the Edge Sense feature lets you use any app with a squeeze.
For your information, the HTC U11+ is a beautifully designed device with liquid glass surface and IP68 water and dust protection. It comes with Super LCD6 (1440 x 2880 pixels) 6-inch QHD wide screen (18:9 ratio) display, and features Android 8.0 Oreo, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, HTC BoomSound and more.
Also Read: Download HTC U11+ Wallpapers for your phone
Runs on Android 8.0 Oreo, the handset features great hardware specs as well. HTC U11+ includes a 4GB/6GB RAM, 64/128 GB storage, Snapdragon 835 processor, 12MP, f/1.7, OIS, EIS back camera with HDR boost, 8MP for front camera, Li-Ion 3930 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 and more.
If you are interested, you can download Edge Launcher and Swipe Anywhere Sense Home APK files to your phone from APK Mirror. After downloading, enable ‘Unknown Sources’ option and install the apk.
Keep in mind that, HTC not yet released these two apps for HTC U11, so it might not work with your device properly (Source – XDA).