For starters, it lacked something that every single iPhone had in the last 10 years. That’s right, we’re talking about the company’s iconic home button that was removed for a gorgeous bezel-less design.
Get iPhone X Notch on Android Devices
This has been made possible with the help of a third-party Android app called XOutOf10 developed by Ido Ideas.So, simply follow the steps below to get the iPhone X look in a jiffy:
- Once you’ve downloaded and installed the application from the Google Play Store, open it up and tap on “If It’s Your First Run, Permit Drawing Over Apps”. Now, under the Settings section make sure you give the app all the permissionslike letting it display the notch on the lock screen, background startup and displaying pop-up window.
- This essentially makes sure that the notch is displayed whenever you’re using the phone regardless of whether you’re using any app. As far as the appearance is concerned, the notch actually looks quite decent in my opinion, at least on the bezel-less Mi Mix 2. However, I do think it will look weird on phones without a bezel-less display.
Get iPhone X-Like Home Screen on Android Devices
Now that you’ve successfully added the iPhone X notch to your Android phone virtually, let’s take a look at how to get the iPhone X-like home screen on your smartphone. The procedure is kind of complicated, but you’ll be able to set it up in a few minutes. So, simply follow the steps below to get this done without any confusion:
- Firstly, you need to install the Nova Launcher (some options might require Nova Launcher Prime – $4.99) on your Android device. Once installed, set Nova Launcher as the default launcher on your device. Then, open up Nova Settings and go to Desktop -> Desktop grid. Now, choose the 6 x 4 grid to make it similar to the iPhone X and tap “Done” once you’ve completed.
- Next we’ll have to increase the size of the app icons. In order to do this, head over to Desktop -> Icon layout and set the “Icon size” to 150% by moving the slider to the right.
- Now, we need to customize the dock for our launcher. This can be easily done by heading over to Dock -> Dock Background. In the menu, select “Rectangle” for the shape and choose “white” as the Content color. Apart from this, adjust the transparency to 50% to make it look quite similar to the iPhone X.
- In the same Dock sub-menu, you can also change the number of icons on one page of the dock. To make it look just like the iPhone X, use 4 icons for your launcher’s dock.
- This is the last but also the most important step, especially because we’ll be using iOS-style icons for our launcher. To make this possible, you need to download TrueiOS – Icon Pack (free) from the Google Play Store. Once you’ve installed it, you’ll need to select this icon pack in Nova Settings by going to Look & feel -> Icon theme -> TrueiOS Icon Pack.
Once you arrange all the iOS-style icons neatly and download this iPhone X wallpaper, your phone will look fairly similar to Apple’s latest premium flagship, especially if you’re having a bezel-less Android smartphone just like this.