The beta version of Nova Launcher has updated to version 5.0 Beta 7 with Android 7.1 Nougat and Google Pixel launcher features. The new Nova Launcher (5.0 beta 7) supports Android 7.1 app shortcuts (even on Android 6.0 and Android 5.1), Google Pixel like weather widget in search bar and more. The new version has also fixes many bugs and includes various optimizations.
Nova Launcher is one of the best customizable home screen replacement apps for Android and the latest version (v5.0 beta 7) lets you customize it to get a look and feel of Google Pixel launcher on your Android phone. In addition, the latest version brings some very interesting new features introduced by Google with the release of Android 7.1 Nougat.
What is new in Nova Launcher 5.0 beta 7?
-Android 7.1 launcher shortcuts
-Backport of some Android 7.1 launcher shortcuts to Android 5.1 and 6.0
-Option for weather in search bar
-Fixes and optimizations
Interested users can install the Nova Launcher 5.0 beta 7 from Play store (requires beta signup) or download and install the APK manually from APK Mirror [HERE] and experience all the new features.
Note that, in order to get Pixel Launcher look on your phone, you have to configure Nova Launcher.
First, update it to latest Beta version (5.0-beta 7) by going to Settings > Nova > Check for update (or installing the APK). After updating, just do as given in this guide.