Everyone loves to customise their android smartphone. Fortunately, android is a highly flexible mobile platform. One such customisation can be through unique launchers on your android smartphone. There are a number of launcher apps that are available for android, but most of them have limited customisation options. Even the designs look similar.

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So here is a list of free android unique launchers for you to try.

Unique Launchers For Android:

Smart Launcher 5

This launcher does justice to its name since it’s probably the smartest and best unique android launcher. It is designed to give you a better android experience. It has a unique look to it and categorised app drawer. This tool is completely customisable and comes with a number of options. It doesn’t use too much RAM and also saves battery life.

Unique features of Smart Launcher 5:

  • You don’t have to waste time organising apps since they are automatically categorised
  • You can hide apps and protect them with passwords
  • Theme colours are changed to match your wallpaper 
  • Hundreds of teams are available to choose from
Smart Launcher 6
Smart Launcher 6
Developer: Smart Launcher Team
Price: Free+

Action Launcher

This launcher consists of features of pixel launcher and android pie. It looks like stock android launcher.  Its unique features make it easy and quick to customise your home screen to your preference.

Unique features of Action Launcher:

  • All features of pixel launcher available
  • Google now integration
  • Colours from your wallpaper are used to theme items on your home screen
  • Alternet icon suggestions are instantly presented, instead of having to look through icon packs.
  • Covers add an innovative touch to the folders. Top cover to load an app and swipe it to open the hidden folder.
Action Launcher
Action Launcher
Developer: Action Launcher
Price: Free+

Ap15 Launcher

This is another popular android launcher on our list. It looks extremely different from other launcher apps and is one of the most lightweight android launchers available.

Unique features of ap15 Launcher:

  • Automatically sort your apps 
  • All non-favourite apps are still easily accessible without the need to open an app drawer.
  • Lightweight, minimalistic, and looks great
ap15 Launcher
ap15 Launcher
Developer: Apseren Industries
Price: Free+

Lens Launcher

This is the launcher on our list that is unique in its style. Along with that, it is also efficient in browsing and launching apps. All your apps are displayed on a single screen regardless of screen size or account. Instant gestures of scrolling or swiping, a gesture of zoom, pan and touch are used.

Unique features of Lens Launcher:

  • No app drawer means no scrolling or swiping
  • All apps are displayed on a single page
  • Simple settings
Lens Launcher
Lens Launcher
Developer: Nick Rout
Price: Free

C1 Launcher

This launcher is probably the simplest launcher for android you will ever use. It’s a simple way to make your android phone smarter. Compared to other launchers the home screen looks clean and neat. To search for apps, you only need to scribble a letter.

Unique features of C1 Launcher:

  • Search for applications and contacts by scribbling a letter
  • Lots of background options
  • Launch apps or any other thing in seconds
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Rovers Floating Launcher

Do not mistake it for a widget, it is a floating launcher. It is available for android and might be the most unique one. To use this launcher you need not get rid of your favourite launcher. It works above your existing launcher and is highly customisable.

Unique features of Rovers Floating Launcher:

  • Use over other android launchers
  • Highly customisable
  • Voice commands are available
Rovers Floating Launcher
Rovers Floating Launcher
Developer: SchizTech
Price: Free+

AIO Launcher

AIO Launcher is not an ordinary Android launcher. It doesn’t have colourful icons, many animation effects and a variety of themes. Instead, AIO Launcher uses a screen space to show you the most important information. A completely unique home screen tweak or your Android.

Unique features of AIO Launcher:

  • The home screen shows System monitor – RAM and NAND usage, the percentage of battery power.
  • Several different themes.
  • Ability to change the font size and rename the apps.
  • Advanced search system for applications, contacts, files and information on the Internet.
AIO Launcher
AIO Launcher
Developer: AIO Mobile Apps
Price: Free+


This is also a floating launcher meant for android that you can use along with your favourite launcher. All you need to do is swipe to launch any shortcut from any app

Unique features of Floatoo:

  • Material design.
  • Floating widgets.
  • Battery Indicator 
  • Icon packs.

Kiss Launcher

This is an open-source android launcher that will save your time and your battery. What it does is simplify the HOME interface to access functions as quickly and simply as possible.

Unique features of Kiss Launcher:

  • Optimized battery.
  • Smart search to find everything that you need
  • Faster than any Android launcher.
KISS Launcher
KISS Launcher
Developer: Neamar
Price: Free

Total Launcher

One of the most customisable unique launchers, this launcher is fast and light compared to its counterparts. It comes with its own share of customisations and is perfect for both casual and avid users.

Unique features of Total Launcher:

  • Limitless layouts
  • Fully customisable widgets, images, and text
  • Portrait and landscape modes have different layouts
Total Launcher
Total Launcher
Developer: ChYK the dev
Price: Free+

Lucid Launcher

This launcher is a little different from the rest, built upon stability, features, and usability. Although it is small in size, it performs at a lightning speed.

Unique features of Lucid Launcher:

  • Comes with a fully functional web browser
  • Icon theme and editing support
  • Unlimited widgets 
  • A sidebar contains the favourite apps
  • Different landscape and portrait page layouts
Lucid Launcher
Lucid Launcher
Developer: Lucid Dev Team
Price: Free

Niagara Launcher

This unique launcher on our list has a minimalistic unique user interface. It takes up very little space while providing a chic finish at the same time. It does not offer hundreds of features that most users would never use. It has a practical interface.

Unique features of Niagara Launcher:

  • You can read messages straight from your home screen
  • Apps are neatly arranged, sorted alphabetically or by usage
  • You can hide apps
Niagara Launcher: modern/clean
Niagara Launcher: modern/clean

Nova Launcher

Currently, this launcher is one of the most powerful, customisable, and versatile launchers available for android. The launcher gives phones a fast and fluid feel through its animations and transitions. The app is highly optimised, and Customises the gestures you use on your device. It has a free and paid version.

Unique features of Nova Launcher:

  • Configure the rows and columns 
  • Infinite scroll feature available.
  • Night mode and dark theme.
  • Cool animations and transitions
Nova Launcher
Nova Launcher
Developer: TeslaCoil Software
Price: Free

Launcher Live Icons

This is the only launcher on our list that comes with animated app icons. It is pretty cool, cooler than live wallpapers and even themes of other launchers. It comes with the necessary tools and is also pretty fast.

Unique features of Launcher Live Icons:

  • Animated icons.
  • Icons can be animated as per public holidays and special events
Launcher Live-Symbole Android
Launcher Live-Symbole Android
Developer: TSDC
Price: Free+

ARC Launcher

This launcher on our list is highly customisable and will change the entire look of your smartphone. It is greatly performance-driven that serves a cool look.

Unique features of ARC Launcher:

  • built-in Music Player, Performance Centre, and To-Do Notes and Reminder.
  • RAM clean for boosting RAM
  • Integrated with Arc AI Voice Assistant.

Computer Launcher

If you want a windows desktop look to your android device, then you should try this launcher. It has a unique look and feel and is one of the fastest launchers available.

Unique features of Computer Launcher:

  • Windows looks and navigation experience.
  • Built-in support of Windows like File Explorer and File Manager.
  • Computer Launcher Taskbar.
  • Recycle bin to put your files into and then delete later
  • Built-in ZIP support
Computer Launcher
Computer Launcher

So which unique launcher app are you going to install on your Android smartphone?.