Microsoft Launcher 6.0 application is now available in open preview

eight months after its redesign, the Microsoft Launcher application has just received a new update to further personalize Android smartphones and tablets.

Version 6.0 of Microsoft Launcher is now available in preview on the Google Play Store.

Redesigned interface and performance


The application first has a new interface. Microsoft Launcher 6.0 now includes new widgets, a new icon theme, and a dedicated landscape mode. The search interface, as well as the layout of the applications, have also been reviewed.

Microsoft also says it has improved the memory and battery performance of its Launcher. According to his press release, this is a major overhaul: ”  This version of Microsoft Launcher has been rebuilt on a new code base, in order to make possible functions such as dark mode, landscape mode and many performance improvements (loading speed, low memory usage, battery optimization and smooth animation)  ”.

Microsoft Launcher 6.0 application is now available in open preview

Eight months after its redesign, the Microsoft Launcher application has just received a new update to further personalize Android smartphones and tablets.

Version 6.0 of Microsoft Launcher is now available in preview on the Google Play Store.

Download Microsoft Launcher

Redesigned interface and performance

The application first has a new interface. Microsoft Launcher 6.0 now includes new widgets, a new icon theme, and a dedicated landscape mode. The search interface, as well as the layout of the applications, have also been reviewed.


Microsoft also says it has improved the memory and battery performance of its Launcher. According to his press release, this is a major overhaul: ”  This version of Microsoft Launcher has been rebuilt on a new code base, in order to make possible functions such as dark mode, landscape mode and many performance improvements (loading speed, low memory usage, battery optimization and smooth animation)  ”.

Microsoft also insists that this is a preview: ”  This version contains only part of the functionality of the main application. You can search and download our main application “Microsoft Launcher” on Google Play for a more reliable and complete experience  “.

On the Google Play Store, the launcher, therefore, includes the mention ”  Early access  “; the final version could be encountered on the Surface Duo, which is expected at the end of 2020.


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