Bored with Android’s user interface? Want to try a new style like Windows Phone? WP Launcher, formerly called Launcher 8, is an excellent app for you to experience the Windows phone UI on your Android devices. It will make your Android phone ...Read more
Bored with Android’s user interface? Want to try a new style like Windows Phone?
WP Launcher, formerly called Launcher 8, is an excellent app for you to experience the Windows phone UI on your Android devices. It will make your Android phone look like Windows Phone. With this fast, clean launcher, you can customize personalized Windows phone layout for your Android phone. Just surprise your friend with the new desktop on your android phone! Also, don’t forget to share your wonderful themes designed by yourself after learning how to use this WP Launcher, former Launcher 8, may be your theme will be loved by all of us!
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Features - Custom tile: Choose different sizes of tiles, modify colors and icons of the tiles; - Featured tile: You can add special features tiles, like time, LED light, Live Gallery and Live contact. - LockScreen: Add your thoughts to manage the LockScreen with style and password settings; - StatusBar: Manage your StatusBar with style, time display, and color settings; - DIY folder: Create new tabs for folder. Hide & lock folders with password; - Theme: Back up and restore theme. Themes can be uploaded and downloaded online ; - Wallpaper: Rich wallpaper resources for background, lockscreen available online, also support dynamic wallpaper; - Application notifications: DIY the display mode for your application’s message notifications alerts. - Super search: Bigger and quicker search ability for web and local information. - Change tiles from 4 rows to 6 rows for big screens. (Just support WP Launcher Pro) - Single contact avatar animation tile. (Just support WP Launcher Pro version)
Reminder 1 The live contact needs to read the contact data (Avatar) access permission; 2 Direct dial call shortcut need the CALL PHONE permission; 3 Direct send text message shortcut need Send Message permission. 4 Download the themes need access the network permission. 5 The LED Light need access the Camera permission.
Note The notification feature requires manual activation. To activate this service, please follow the instruction: Settings -> General -> Notification settings -> On (under Push).
How to activate the notification of a chosen app? 1. After turning on Notifications, tab “Manage Notifications”. 2. Choose the app you want to display the notification. 3. Set free here in the app settings.
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UPDATED ON: Nov 7, 2015
INSTALLATIONS: 10,000,000 - 50,000,000
LATEST VERSION: 3.1.9
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 2.3 and up
full Internet access
Allows an application to create network sockets.
view Wi-Fi status
Allows an application to view the information about the state of Wi-Fi.
view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
create Bluetooth connections
Allows an application to view configuration of the local Bluetooth phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
read SMS or MMS
Allows application to read SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. Malicious applications may read your confidential messages.
Allows application to receive and process SMS messages. Malicious applications may monitor your messages or delete them without showing them to you.
directly call phone numbers
Allows the application to call phone numbers without your intervention. Malicious applications may cause unexpected calls on your phone bill. Note that this does not allow the application to call emergency numbers.
Allows the application to set the system wallpaper.
set wallpaper size hints
Allows the application to set the system wallpaper size hints.
display system-level alerts
Allows an application to show system alert windows. Malicious applications can take over the entire screen of the phone.
send sticky broadcast
Allows an application to send sticky broadcasts, which remain after the broadcast ends. Malicious applications can make the phone slow or unstable by causing it to use too much memory.
change Wi-Fi state
Allows an application to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points, and to make changes to configured Wi-Fi networks.
Allows an application to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
expand/collapse status bar
Allows application to expand or collapse the status bar.
retrieve running applications
Allows application to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. May allow malicious applications to discover private information about other applications.
prevent phone from sleeping
Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
Allows an application to disable the keylock and any associated password security. A legitimate example of this is the phone disabling the keylock when receiving an incoming phone call, then re-enabling the keylock when the call is finished.
modify global system settings
Allows an application to modify the systemʼs settings data. Malicious applications can corrupt your systemʼs configuration.
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
read contact data
Allows an application to read all of the contact (address) data stored on your phone. Malicious applications can use this to send your data to other people.
read phone state and identity
Allows the application to access the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can determine the phone number and serial number of this phone, whether a call is active, the number that call is connected to, ect.
precise (GPS) location
Access precise location sources such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.
modify/delete SD card contents
Allows an application to write to the SD card.
Allows application to take pictures with the camera. This allows the application at any time to collect images the camera is seeing.