Screenshots: Five Android home screens that are better than the default


If you’re an Android user seeking the absolute best experience for your device, you might be inclined to toy around with your home screen. Why? Because there could be aspects of the default you find inefficient or that don’t offer you enough power and control. If you want more from your Android device, you’re in luck... even on the home screen front. The Google Play Store offers a number of solid home screen replacements, each offering a different approach and in some cases, a wildly different feature set.

Here are five outstanding candidates, ready to take over your device. Let’s look at what each has to offer.

Note: This gallery is also available as an article.


By Jack Wallen

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