A well-liked launcher on the Google Play Retailer that appears to recreate the iOS expertise on Android smartphones has surpassed 50 million downloads because it will get up to date with design modifications and options coming to the iPhone with iOS 16.
The app isn’t new to the Google Play Retailer and has been recreating the iOS expertise on Android for the final three years. Beginning with iOS 13 and for each subsequent main iOS launch, the app has been up to date to replicate modifications made to iOS.
The copycat iOS launcher, named “Launcher iOS 16,” recreates the iOS House Display screen, dock, Power Contact menus on apps, “jiggle mode,” App Library, iOS-styled widgets, and extra. The launcher additionally replaces app icons with iOS icons, resembling Messages, Notes, Digicam, and even the Play Retailer has Apple’s App Retailer icon.
In customary Android nature, the launcher supplies customers with customization options not even provided to iPhone customers, resembling with the ability to customise the categorization of apps in App Library, tweak residence display animations, simply rename apps, and extra.
The app, clearly well-known within the Android group, was given further publicity on Twitter earlier this week. The most important change to iOS 16, the redesigned Lock Display screen, made headlining information following Apple’s WWDC in June. The widespread protection of the brand new Lock Display screen could have prompted further downloads for the launcher from customers eyeing to check out Apple’s newest design. Sadly, this launcher doesn’t sport the iOS 16 Lock Display screen, not less than not but.
For these unfamiliar with Android launchers, they’re applications that run on the system’s residence display with their very own design, personalization options, and choices apart from these provided by the system’s unique maker. As a matter of reality, casually shopping the Google Play Retailer, dozens of launchers promise to recreate the iOS expertise on Android, with the overwhelming majority having over a million downloads every.