Google Released Pixel Launcher & Wallpaper App on Play Store (How to Install Them on Nexus 5X & 6P)

Pixel Launcher is an exclusive feature of Google Pixel smartphone. Google officially released Pixel Launcher on Play store along with Google Wallpaper app. Essentially, Pixel launcher is intended for Google’s Pixel smartphones only, and there is no hint about its availability on other smartphones. However, you can try it on your Nexus devices with its APK.

You can try Google Pixel Launcher on Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P by downloading its APK. Pixel Launcher APK is available on APK Mirror, which you can try on non-Pixel devices. It works on Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P without any issue, but it misses many features. However, UI changes, swipe up to access the app drawer, weather and calendar widget, new folder icon and pull up Google search button works well on Nexus devices.


At the same time, the Google Wallpaper app makes most of your screen with beautiful wallpapers and advanced features. The app lets you choose wallpaper from your gallery, from the Google Earth collection, scenic landscape from Google+ and more.

How to get Pixel Launcher on Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P

Pixel Launcher APK can be downloaded from APK mirror here. To get Pixel like round icons, download any Pixel icon pack from Play store [here/here] and then apply it using the Awesome Icon app (download it from play store here)

Google Pixel and Pixel L owners can download the Pixel Launcher from Play store [HERE] and Google Wallpaper app from Play store [HERE]. This will help Google to push new updates to the launcher very easily and frequently. (Source – AP)

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