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[APP] Wear Favorite Apps Launcher for Wear OS

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Mbt925

Member
Nov 3, 2018
26
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I do not like Wear OS app drawer, because in time it grows longer(larger!) and longer, and it gets harder to find an app.
I was looking for a way to have fast access to apps that are used on a regular basis. I came with a simple idea that led to Wear Favorite Apps Launcher.

With this app, you can define two grid sizes of 1x1 or 1x2, ... 3x3 and select your favorite apps. Then you can assign each page (grid) to one of the hardware buttons: 1) long press on the power button, 2) press on the secondary button.

The apps TODOs/limitations are:
1. A more user-friendly navigation through the app
2. Supporting any number of physical buttons (more of a UI/UX issue)
3. Any other suggestions are appreciated.

Screenshots (I cannot post URLs and images due to being a new user!):
https : // cdn1.imggmi.com/uploads/2018/11/4/321fd160e30729a3aee5acbaead748c1-full.png

Play Store link:
https : // play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=mbt925.ir.wearfavoriteappslauncher
 
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lemach

Senior Member
Feb 14, 2012
304
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I have installed it on a huawei w2 and it is very useful and with a very nice UI.

Good work and thanks.
 

lemach

Senior Member
Feb 14, 2012
304
69
I am ok with the UI...you are doing a very good job. Only it would be interesting can access between long press apps luncher and custom apps launcher more quickly throught double tap or another shortcut...

Anyway, the app is already very useful.

Thanks again.
 
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Mbt925

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Nov 3, 2018
26
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What method do you use to switch from one launcher to another?
You can press the secondary button anytime to switch to the custom launcher.