Quick Google Now feed is one of the most fruitful features on Pixel 2 that users like the most. Thus, you can simply and speedily get latest Google Feed just by swiping left to right from the home screen. But, the good news is you can get Pixel 2 launcher with Google Now on your Android phone without rooting.
Yes, indeed you can install Pixel 2 launcher on your Android phone with new Rootless Pixel Launcher 3.0 app based on AOSP 8.1 and Google’s new Pixel 2 launcher. Well, Google Now and “At a Glance” both new changelogs are most outstanding, but there are lot more features you will get on Pixel 2 launcher. Let’s take a look at how to get Google Pixel 2 Launcher with Google Now on any Android phone without Root.
How To Install Google Pixel 2 Launcher with Google Now on any Android Phone
Note: Well, you don’t need to root your Android phone to get Pixel 2 launcher. But, you will need to make sure that your device must be running Android Lollipop or higher version.
Furthermore, you should also ensure that you have installed the latest version of Google App and Google Calendar on your Android to enjoy Google Now and “At a Glance” properly on your device.
Step #1. First of all, enable “Unknown Sources“.
For that, head over to the Setting → App → Special Access → Install the unknown app and then allow the platform from you are going to install the third party app – Chrome, Drive, or Gmail.
Step #2. Next, download and install the latest Rootless Pixel 2 launcher.
If you see the “App not installed” message while installing the APK, then just go to Setting → Apps→ All and uninstall the older version of the Pixel launcher.
Step #3. Once the Pixel 2 launcher successfully installed on your Android, just tap on Home button and select Pixel launcher to apply it. If you want it for a long time, then select “Always” and “Just once” for a once time.
You can also set Pixel launcher as default home app by heading to Setting → Default Home app → Tap on the Pixel Launcher to set it to default home app on your Android phone.
Now you can see the Google search bar at the bottom of the screen and “At a Glance” at the top of the screen like Pixel 2. You can tap and press at “At a Glance” with date and weather info, then tap Preference and then switch toggle to enable or disable Calendar events, Upcoming flight information, and Traffic information. If you want to launch Google Now, then just swipe right and enjoy the latest feed as per your interest.
As I said above that some features depend on the Android OS version you are using. You will get App Shortcuts on 7.1 or later version, the automatic dark and light theme on 7.0 or later, notification badges on 6.0 or higher. You can visit the Reddit thread to know more features of Pixel 2 launcher based on the OS you are running.
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That was pretty easy to install Pixel 2 launcher on Android. The good thing you did it even without rooting your Android. Personally, I am impressed with the “At a Glance,” and quick Google Now features in the new Rootless Pixel Launcher. How is your experience with this new Pixel 2 Launcher? Give comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.