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