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[APP] Black Google Now Launcher & Black Calculator (Updated Feb-21-2015)


New member
Jun 19, 2010
Columbus, Ohio
Here's a little contribution to the community. This is NOT my work. I just put them in a zip that I use with any roms I run and decided to share. Thanks to Chaos ^_^ since I extracted them from his theme zip and thanks to Archangel for Inverted Velvet.apk!

This flashable zip file contains a Blacked Out Google Now and Google Now Launcher (Google App version, as well as material dark calculator.

ANDROID 5.X ROMS ONLY!! (This is in case someone with a different device wants to use this)

*Disclaimer: Use at your own risk. I take no responsibility for your phone, hunger, acts of God, etc.

Please hit "Thanks" if this helps you!



If you're running a stock based rom or a rom with Gapps already installed:
  1. Reboot into recovery
  2. Make a backup of your current rom
  3. Flash the Google Now zip
  4. Reboot
  5. Profit from the darkness!

If you're flashing a new rom:
  1. Install rom, Gapps, SuperSU, etc. as normal
  2. Flash the Google Now zip last
  3. Reboot
  4. Profit from the darkess!


  • Updated Google App theming to version

I'm not sure if I will keep updating this for new versions of Google Now Launcher.
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New member
Jun 19, 2010
Columbus, Ohio
6. and no tapatalk app or xda app on any if my devices, ever! xda is only via the browser for me :)

btw, i did not flash it. i just took the velvet apk out and put it into /system/priv-app/ and rebooted. so no calculator app for me.
Thank you!

I didn't even download it.....just thanked ever one of your posts. Now I'll even rate the thread.

You are awesome! Thanks a million! :D
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