A new build of Microsoft Launcher has begun rolling out on Android, and it features the removal of a feature that's been part of the launcher since the very beginning. Starting with this build, it appears the built-in Microsoft News feed has been taken out.
It's been well over a year since the first Surface Duo hit the market, yet its built-in launcher experience still pales in comparison to the version of Microsoft Launcher you can get on other smartphones. Heck, it pales in comparison to Pixel and Samsung launchers too regarding fit and finish. For some reason, Microsoft has opted to leave the Microsoft Launcher on Surface Duo incredibly...
Microsoft Launcher is back on the Google Play Store for Surface Duo and Surface Duo 2 owners. The updated design is also live for original Surface Duo owners, bringing the launcher’s appearance in line with that of Surface Duo 2, likely in anticipation of the Android 11 update.
Microsoft recently released an update to Microsoft Launcher that adds a couple of new features. It also brings several improvements, including making sure the time widget works with daylight saving time.
Microsoft Launcher on Surface Duo is getting its own Screen Time feature, something that's been available on other Android devices for a while, but was curiously missing on Surface Duo at launch. Screen Time lets you see an overview of your device usage, including screen on time, how many times you've opened apps, and how much time you've spent inside an app.
Microsoft's Timeline feature on Windows 10 has seen little success since it's debut, with only a handful of applications really taking advantage of the cross-device syncing capabilities that Timeline provides. While Timeline is still part of Windows 10 today, other Microsoft products appear to be moving away from it in favor of a more traditional "recents" UI.
Microsoft Launcher allows you to back up your settings, wallpapers, icon layout, and more. Backing up and restoring Microsoft Launcher is a great way to save time when setting up a new device or reverting back to a layout you had before. Here's how to do it.
You can easily customize the look and feel of Microsoft Launcher. A great way to make it your own is to turn notification badges on. These allow you to quickly see which apps have notifications waiting for you.
If you're looking to add a little more Microsoft flavor to your Android setup, the Fluent Icon Pack is a good way to do so. Combined with Microsoft Launcher for Android, your phone will exude Microsoft pizzaz.
Microsoft today launched Microsoft Launcher 6.0, a massive overhaul of the codebase and design of the launcher. There are also several new features tagging along for the ride, including landscape mode.
We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, There's renewed interest and speculation about Surface Duo thanks to a photo of Satya Nadella showing off the upcoming device. Windows 7 support has officially ended, but there are still hundreds of millions of machines in service running the OS. All that, and more.