Nova Launcher Beta v5.1 gets the Android O Dynamic Badges in latest update

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Nova Launcher is rolling out an update to the beta app. The update packs with new Android O feature i.e. dynamic notifications Badges. The feature of Dynamic Notification Badge is added in Android O latest preview build.

Nova Launcher beta 5.1

Nova Launcher is the most popular third party launcher for Android devices. With this new update users can choose which style of badge they would like (none, dynamic badges, dots, or numeric badges). Moreover, you can also choose the corner of the icon on which the notification badge will appear. The size of the badge is also changeable in settings.

The official 5.21-beta1 changelog can be read below:

  • Dots! Android O style notification badges
  • Round searchbar style
  • Performance improvements
  • Minor fixes for Android

If you want to use the Dynamic badge feature on your phone. Than you just have to signup for Nova Launcher Beta program here.

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  • I hope they add this feature at some point. Long pressing on an icon to see the associated notification.