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How to get android Oreo adaptive icons on any android phone

Android 8.0 Oreo launched with several awesome features including Adaptive icons, Picture-in-picture mode, Autofill, Android instant apps, Notification dots and more. Currently only Google Pixel and Nexus devices are getting official Android Oreo OTA updates. You will get android Oreo adaptive icons on any android phone using beta version of Nova launcher.  This Nova launcher beta version is helpful to install android Oreo adaptive icons on android lollipop, marshmallow and Nougat devices.

This Nova launcher created by TelsaCoil for enable adaptive icons and change adaptive icon shape on any android phone.  You can also choose non-adaptive icons. Nova launcher is useful to customize app drawer, icon themes, home screen and more. Check out below given step by step guide to get android Oreo adaptive icons on any android phone.


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Guide to get android Oreo adaptive icons on any android phone 5.1.1 , marshmallow and Nougat

To get android O adaptive icons on android lollipop 5.1.1, marshmallow 6.0 and nougat 7.0, follow below given complete process.

Step 1: First of all Click this link and sign in with your Google account

You can also download the beta version of Nova launcher apk file.

Now make sure enable unknown sources on your android device to install downloaded apk file in your device. You can check it using below settings.

Settings > security > unknown sources

Step 2: Press become a tester

Step 3: Tap Download the Nova launcher app on Google Play

If already installed Nova launcher in your android device, set Nova launcher as your default launcher.

Step 4: Open Nova launcher in your android device

You can see various Nova settings such as desktop, app & widget drawers, dock, folders, Look & feel, Night mode, Gesture & input, integration etc.

How to get android Oreo adaptive icons on any android phone

Step 5: Tap Look & feel

Using this settings, you will change adaptive icon shape on any android phone without update android Oreo 8.0 OS.

Step 6: Tap adaptive icons

By default disable adaptive icon.

Step 7: Enable adaptive icons and then tap Adaptive icon shape

Step 8: Choose adaptive icon shape from Round (Default), Suqircle, Rounded square, Square and Teardrop

Below icon shape, you can see Mask legacy icons option to change all icons with match style by scaling and placing legacy icons on a background.

That’s all about how to get android Oreo adaptive icons on any android phone.

Change icon shape in android 8.0 Oreo:

Step 1: Press and hold the blank space in home screen on your Oreo device

Step 2: Tap settings gear icon

Step 3: Tap change icon shape

By default set system icon in android Oreo and other devices.

Change adaptive icon shape in android Oreo

Step 4: Choose android Oreo adaptive icon shape as square / rounded square / Squircle / Teardrop

Are you satisfied with our solutions? Do you have any other tips to get android Oreo adaptive icons on any android phone? Share with us in below comment box. Don’t forget to check out other latest android Oreo tricks.

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