Best Alternative Apps To Yahoo’s Aviate Launcher As Of 2018

Alternative Android launchers like Yahoo Aviate

Alternative Android launchers like Yahoo Aviate

Aviate is an Android launcher app that is owned by Yahoo. The company acquired the launcher back in 2014. Many users loved the launcher because of its simplicity,
ease of use and look.

However, Yahoo recently announced that they will no longer offer support to their launcher app Aviate, meaning no more upcoming updates which leads to a buggy launcher that
crashes every time.

But no worries, We’ve got a list of launchers that you can explore in order to find your next favorite third-party launcher app.

1Smart Launcher:

Smart Launcher is a third party launcher app for Android that is developed by Smart Launcher Team. With over 10 million users, Smart Launcher deserves to be on top of this list due to its popularity as well as offering many features free of cost.

Smart Launcher lets you customize your device to your liking by letting you choose from many available options. The launcher has tons of free themes, have a very low resources usage, customized lock screens, allows you to hide apps that you don’t use including system apps, and more features to be discovered.

If you’re a fan of third party icon pack apps, Smart Launcher is supported by most of them.

Smart Launcher contains ads, as well as offers premium features through In-app purchases.


Many phone manufacturing companies chose this launcher for their devices. as an example, Infinix Android devices come with XOS pre-installed.
The launcher is pretty light and fast. XOS comes with thousands of themes, wallpapers, and fonts completely free to use.

XOS allows you to organize your apps into folders that you can name like having banking apps inside a folder and photo editing apps inside another.

The launcher contains ads, not too many to be honest.

3Evie Launcher:

Haven’t used this launcher before but I can tell from its user’s reviews on Google Play that the launcher is regularly updated, lightweight, and spectacular.

The launcher enables you to lock the icons on your home screen so no one can change their position. You can customize the overall layout, icon size, wallpaper, and make your phone unique.

Evie launcher is an ad-free app that doesn’t offer any additional premium features.

4Buzz Launcher:

A new launcher in the market that managed to outrank older launchers. This launcher is used by over 10 million users worldwide which makes it one of the most popular launcher apps available.

Buzz Launcher comes with over 100.000 different themes and layouts to pick from.

Buzz Launcher is a completely free launcher that doesn’t show adverts.

5Holo Launcher:

Developed by Mobint Software, Holo Launcher is a fast and lightweight launcher app for Android that’s highly customizable. Holo Launcher is another launcher that is supported by many icon pack apps in the market. The launcher offers a material design that you will definitely fall in love with.

Holo Launcher is ad-supported, Additional features can be purchased through Holo Launcher Plus.

6Microsoft Launcher:

Offered by Microsoft (also known as Arrow Launcher), A simple yet extraordinary beautiful launcher for Android devices.

This lightweight launcher enables you to pin your favorite contacts to your home screen, create customized gestures, and pick the look that you like the most.

This launcher app is completely free and doesn’t show ads.

7S7 Galaxy Launcher:

If you’re a fan of the Samsung Galaxy 7 look and feel, This launcher will allow you to have that while you’re on another device and manufacturer.

This ad-supported launcher supports thousands of paid and free icon packs, highly customizable, and supports gestures for fast browsing.

These were the best launchers we could find in the market, Would you like to suggest other launchers? tell us below in a comment.

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