Download Nova Launcher 8.0 APK With Material You Design

Nova Launcher is the most popular Android Launcher as it features countless customization & personalization options, latest gestures support introduced in Android 11, 12, and 13, and most recently Material You Design! Today, the developers- Tesla Coil Apps, released a huge and exciting update to the Nova Launcher beta with version 8.0 featuring Material You design, Dynamic color themes, All-new Settings design, and Night & light colors. Download the latest Nova Launcher 8.0 APK here.

With Android 12, Google introduced new Material You design which is an upgraded Material 2.0 design with dynamic touch ripple, a silky-smooth scroll, and a spacious layout. The best part is the new wallpaper-based theme engine where various elements of Android system will be applied an Accent color based on the phone’s wallpaper you have set.

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This is called dynamic color. You can pick your favorite wallpaper and the entire phone experience transforms to better express you, from your home screen to some of your favorite apps. This feature is now embedded into Nova Launcher 8. See the following image for reference.

Gmail with different wallpaper-based themes as shown on some of the Android devices with Material You design

While Material You was launched with the Pixel 6 series, various OEMs have adopted their own version of their custom skin including Samsung’s One UI, OnePlus’ Oxygen OS, Color OS, MIUI, and more.

Custom launcher users like Nova Launcher were feeling left out as it didn’t support this new wallpaper-based theme engine. The good news is, the latest version of Nova Launcher beta features the new Material You design. This will set custom color schemes to the launcher based on the wallpaper colors.

The official Nova Launcher Twitter account posted the following:

Nova Launcher 8.0 Features & Patch Notes

According to the official changelog, Nova Launcher 8 brings the following:

  • Material You – Custom color schemes based on wallpaper colors
  • Redesigned Nova Settings
  • New swipe left/right desktop gestures
  • Align Bottom immersive folders
  • Rebased on Launcher3 Android 12L
  • Android 13 fixes

Nova Launcher also brings revamped settings, new swipe left/right desktop gestures, and bottom immersive folders. Most importantly, Nova Launcher 8.0 is rebased on Launcher3 from Android 12.1/12L. This means, it will adopt any screen size or layout including tablets, emulators, and PCs.

Nova Launcher 8.0 APK Download

Note that Nova Launcher v8 is beta. So you can either download it by registering from on the Play Store beta program or directly download it from the Tesla Coil servers.

For betas installed outside of the Play Store, you can update from Nova Settings > Nova Launcher Version > Beta. You can also enable automatic update checks in this menu.

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