Best Apps to Get Android L User Interface on Samsung Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2 and More
By Ryan Inoyori | July 29, 2014 10:14 AM EST
Several apps offer ways to give Android L user interface on Galaxy S3, Galaxy S2, Galaxy Note 2 and even older Galaxy Tab devices available from the Google Play Store. Know the themes, launchers and icon pack apps to get Android L UI right now.
Android L Theme CM 11
For CyanogenMod 11 users, a theme app called "Android L Theme - CM 11" by Nucleoid offers the design work of CyanogenMod into the style of Android L. It includes all the elements and icons from Android L plus the boot animation, notifications, ringtones and wallpapers.
The app supports other custom ROMs as well such as Paranoid Android, Mahdi, Liquid Smooth, Carbon, N5X, C-ROM and others. However, this theme app for custom ROMs is not for free and costs $2.68 at the Google Play Store.
It is one of the most popular home launchers which support icon packs and themes compatible with various Android devices. Users can install it for free then download themes and icon packs based on Nova Launcher at the Google Play Store for free or paid.
Nova Launcher supports Ok Google, colour theme, sub-grid positioning, customisable App Drawer, infinite desktop/drawer scrolling, widgets in dock and scrollable dock on top of icon and theme personalisation.
Android L Launcher Theme
Another paid theme app at the Google Play Store inspired by Android L and acts as an implementation to a home launcher. It features automatic application of the theme to the favoured launcher, automatically send requests of missing icons, built-in icon search with categories and help section for more information.
Android L Launcher Theme is downloadable at Play Store for $1.99 that supports more than 2,700 custom-design stock style icons with Material UI, icons having very high image resolution and a built-in wallpaper manager.
Android L Lock Screen
Users may want to partially implement Android L by simply changing the lock screen. An app called "Android L LockScreen" offers modification and functionality of the upcoming Android version on the lock screen.
It features Android L swipe unlock gesture, swipe shortcuts for the Dialler and Camera apps, Android L notifications and blacklisting of any app. Android L LockScreen is available for free at the Google Play Store.
Android L Icons and Weather Skin
Solo Launcher users get an exclusive treatment of Android L with "Android L Icons & Weather Skin" theme app. It features a weather widget skin displayed on the home screen, new Android L icons and weather skin style, HD resolution of icons, HD Android L wallpapers and option to personalise design by sending suggestions to the developer.
Android L Icons & Weather Skin is free to download at the Google Play Store and requesting for personalised icons is supported for free by the developer provided users will send an email request.
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