How to install Android 8.0 Oreo Pixel Launcher 2.1 without rooting device

Get the Android 8.0 Oreo's Pixel Launcher now!

Google on Monday finally rolled out the official Android 8.0 Oreo, bringing with it a host of stunning new features and improvements. One of its laudable feature updates is the new Pixel launcher, which non-Pixel phone owners can now get.

One user on Reddit was able to port the new Google Pixel launcher, a major feature coming with the Android 8.0 Oreo. As a result, the newly updated launcher can now be downloaded on more phones aside from the Google Pixel lineup.

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The Android 8.0 Oreo Pixel Launcher 2.1 offers a handful of modifications. It does not require you to root your device.

Some of its notable changes include the ability to swipe down to launch the notifications shade. This is actually better used in other phones than any Pixel device.

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To get the Pixel Launcher 2.1 version, you can download the APK file via this link here. Make sure your permissions are good with it. While the initial release of the APK has been problematic, the developer has already fixed some of its issues.