Many Android users in Europe use some type of launcher on their mobile, with Microsoft Launcher as a popular option. During the months, various improvements have been made to this launcher through various updates. It’s the turn of a new update, which features improvements designed specifically for the Surface Duo.
As you already know Surface Duo is the ambitious dual screen device from Microsoft. Although availability remains somewhat limited in some countries, Microsoft Launcher is now updated to work better on this Surface Duo with a number of new features.
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Microsoft Launcher is updated
Microsoft Launcher version 6.2.201102.92686 It has already been launched in the Play Store and it is in this version that we find a series of new functions in the application. There are several new things out there, although a lot of them are geared towards Microsoft’s Surface Duo, as we mentioned. There are also improvements in the launcher itself, as well as better integration with some apps, like Office.
- Improvements in opening the feed page horizontally and simultaneously with another app on Surface Duo.
- Single-screen Surface Duo support.
- Screen time support on Surface Duo.
- Improved the flow of creating application groups via the context menu.
- Support for keyword search is introduced in Office applications.
- Multi-touch support allows icons to be repositioned on the home screen.
- Improvements to the spacing and consistency of icons in the app drawer.
- Fixed known bugs in app drawer, app icon size, drag folder to gesture
This update of Microsoft Launcher coincides with the announcement of the American firm of extend the availability of Surface Duo. Until now it was available in the United States, but in the first months of 2021 it will reach countries such as Germany, France, the United Kingdom or Canada. It is not yet known when it will go on sale in Europe.
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