Have you ever wished you could have Android L on your Android device, or wished you had a Nexus 5 or Nexus 7 for the Developer Preview? Well, wish no more with a few apps from the Google Play Store, you can make you device look and fell like you have Android L on your phone. Oh, and i forgot to mention, all of this is for FREE!
*NO ROOT NEEDED*
Hope you enjoy this!
Step 1: Step 1: Get Your Launcher
Some of you may have heard of this launcher before and some of you haven't. Well, the reason why I chose this launcher and not; lets say: Nova Launcher, or Solo Launcher, or all the hundreds, maybe even thousands of launchers available in Google Play, is because the Google Now Launcher is made by Google, therefore it is trustworthy. Secondly, when you install the app, it wont ask for ANY permissions. Third, it is completely FREE, and will have NO ADS. Finally, whenever I use the Google Now Launcher, I have barely no lag what-so-ever.
Although, this app lacks in customization, it comes with plenty of wallpapers to use.
And since the name of the launcher is 'Google Now Launcher' when you scroll left from the home screen you get Google Now! This might be a great thing for some people, but for the people that do not want this in their home screen, you can can disable this by touching and holding for a few seconds on an empty space in the home screen and tapping on settings and then there will be and option to disable it (Picture above indicates that).
Step 2: Step 2: Set 'Google Now Launcher' As Your Main Launcher
Now, This step is not necessary, but if this is your only launcher (Apart from the one that came with the Device). I would recommend for you to set this as your main launcher.
If after a while, you decide to go back to your original launcher. The only way I know to go back is to uninstall the launcher
Step 3: Step 3: Get Your Wallpaper
Unfortunately Google Now Launcher, does not come with the Android L original wallpaper, but no worries you can search it up on Google to find it or you can screenshot my image or download it from the link: Download here.
Step 4: Step 4: Set Image As Wallpaper
So what you want to do now, is: First, tap and hold on a blank space on the home screen (First Picture). Now you will have 3 options (Widget, Wallpaper, Settings), you want to click on wallpapers (Second Picture). Then You want to click on 'pick image' and then choose the picture you just downloaded on the previous step. Third and finally, Click on 'Set Wallpaper'. Now you're done!
Step 5: Step 5: Extra Apps
This step is optional. If you search up Android L on Google Play, a bunch of apps will appear. For example: Android L Calculator, Android L Phone and many more. But the best one is The Android L Keyboard Pro, It is free and has no ADS.
Step 6: You Are Done!
Now you are finished and ready to use your device and feel like you are running Android L