Zim Launcher

Powerful launcher with smart features to make your device easy to use

Open Source and free Launcher for Android based on Lawnchair and OpenLauncher.

Main Features

Desktop:

  • Row and Columns config
  • Three indicator Style mode
  • Minibar support with custom color configuration

Dock:

  • Two rows support
  • Background Size

App Drawer:

  • Row and Columns configuration
  • Vertical Layout
  • Hide Apps
  • Label Size and color configuration
  • Custom Scrollbar
  • Most used apps support and configuration (5 or 10)
  • Widgets by long click

Appearance:

  • Theme Color Change
  • Theme Black, Dark and Light
  • Icon Size
  • Icon Pack support
  • Icon Shape support

Folder:

  • Show notification counts in folder

Notifications:

  • Icon Badge support in apps and Folder
  • Icon badge color configuration.

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Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 0.6.2b (3010) - Added on 2019-05-30

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • com.android.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.android.launcher.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • org.zimmob.zimlx.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • org.zimmob.zimlx.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
    • com.google.android.apps.nexuslauncher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.google.android.apps.nexuslauncher.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • org.zimmob.zimlx.permission.QSB
    • expand/collapse status bar
      Allows the app to expand or collapse the status bar.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • read phone status and identity
      Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
    • set wallpaper
      Allows the app to set the system wallpaper.
    • android.permission.INSTALL_SHORTCUT
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • access approximate location (network-based)
      This app can get your location based on network sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them.
    • com.android.permission.RECEIVE_LAUNCH_BROADCASTS
    • com.huawei.wallpaperservcie.permission.SET_WALLPAPER_OFFSET
    • com.huawei.android.thememanager.permission.ACCESS_CHANGE_WALLPAPER
    • com.android.launcher.permission.LAUNCHER_ANIMATION
    • request delete packages
      Allows an application to request deletion of packages.
    • retrieve running apps
      Allows the app to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. This may allow the app to discover information about which applications are used on the device.
    • android.permission.GET DETAILED TASKS
    • pair with Bluetooth devices
      Allows the app to view the configuration of the Bluetooth on the phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
    • org.pixelexperience.weather.client.READ_WEATHER
    • directly call phone numbers
      Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn't allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.
    • adjust your wallpaper size
      Allows the app to set the system wallpaper size hints.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

    Download APK 5.8 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 0.4.4 (2707) - Added on 2019-02-06

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • directly call phone numbers
      Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn't allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.
    • set wallpaper
      Allows the app to set the system wallpaper.
    • adjust your wallpaper size
      Allows the app to set the system wallpaper size hints.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • access precise location (GPS and network-based)
      This app can get your location based on GPS or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi networks. These location services must be turned on and available on your phone for the app to be able to use them. This may increase battery consumption.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • org.zimmob.zimlx.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • org.zimmob.zimlx.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • org.zimmob.zimlx.permission.QSB

    Download APK 6.2 MiB PGP Signature