Microsoft’s Arrow Launcher for Android : The Good and The Bad

Arrow launcher is the new launcher designed by Microsoft Corp. for Android smartphones which makes the experience smoother and faster with simple UI and minimalistic design. It is the winner of the top 10 best Android launchers which keeps your info in compact sensitive-pages.

Arrow launcher not only gives you beautiful experience but also keeps your work and life organized by integrating with Bing daily wallpapers, Wunderlist and Microsoft Office. Arrow launcher is designed in a way to keep you fast by finding, launching and getting back to your favourite apps and keeping in touch with your family and friends and staying on top of the things which are most important to you. Arrow learns from you – The more you use it better it gets.

The Good Bits:

  • Designed for simplicity and personalized to your usage habits. It is very simple to use and gives your Android home screen a new look.
  • The apps are automatically arranged according to your usage so there is no wasting of time when you are trying to get to your favourite app.
  • Sharing your photos is easy, and finding and keeping in touch with the contacts which is most important to you is made easy. Just swipe right or left on the home screen to bring your recent called contacts, and recently taken photos.
  • With Wunderlist integrating reminders it is now simple and easy to find your to-do list whether it is on phone, pc or web.
  • The other thing which I liked was, the ability of replying a WhatsApp message from anywhere, making use of the interactive notifications.

The Bad bits:

  • As any other Android launcher, this too makes your phone a bit slow when you apply it. After usage it works very smooth, though.
  • Menu can be a bit confusing for some users. And you can not drag and drag icons from the main Apps screen.

Little more insight:

Arrow launcher is lightweight and optimized for elongated battery life and enjoying the phone all day long. Moreover it is packed with features like memory saving technology. It also supports third party icon where you can enjoy wide variety of themes for your phone. You can also access your favourite apps in customisable dock which could be opened in any screen. The Arrow is compatible with all your favourite widgets and their shortcuts organized on one page.

Overall the Arrow launcher is an excellent and intelligent launcher which keeps you speeding in your work. A must try app if you are looking for a different Android adventure. You can download this app for free from Google play store and get going.

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