Google has now turned towards HTC to launch two startling Nexus devices this year viz, the HTC Nexus Sailfish and its sister, the Nexus Marlin. Though Google has not yet confirmed about the launch of these two devices, it is most likely that Sailfish and Marlin may hit the market as soon as this week. Moreover, according to the rumors, the two Nexus devices may be launched somewhere between August 5 to August 15. Based on the release date of the official Android 7.0 Nougat OS, which is on August 15th, the devices ought to release this month as they will run on the latest AOSP source code. Update: Newer version of Nexus launcher is now available. Also, download the TWRP flashable zip file and Wallpaper picker from below.
Moreover, we already have the final version of the Android 7.0 Nougat developer preview 5. However, the developer previews are limited to some Nexus devices, Android One, and Sony devices. Amid all the rumors and leaks of the upcoming Nexus devices and the Nougat OS, here we have the latest stock wallpapers and a new Nexus launcher for you. The wallpapers and the Nexus launchers are based on the Sailfish & Marlin user interface (UX) based on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat. Head over to the download section below to know more.
Download Nexus 2016 Ringtones and notification tones
The following zip files contain 10 ringtones and 8 notification tones extracted from the upcoming Nexus 2016 devices from Google. All you need to do is download the file, extract it and just transfer it to your phone.
- Nexus ringtones & notification tones → Download | open in new tab
Download Nexus 2016 stock wallpapers (Sailfish & Marlin)
The stock wallpapers listed below are from the flagship phones Sailfish & Marlin. In the zip file, you will find total 15 HD images that have been rendering across the internet. Wallpapers come in variations of color, smoke particles, explosion, scenes of animal life, etc.
- Stock wallpapers from Nexus 2016 → Download | open in new tab
Download Nexus Launcher 2016 from Android 7.0 N
This is an unofficial build of the new Nexus launcher 2016. It is claimed to be the leaked launcher from Nexus Sailfish/Marlin. This launcher will provide you with some new UI/UX and some features from Google based on the upcoming Android 7.0 Nougat firmware. Features like the hidden application drawer that can be pulled up by swiping from the bottom of the screen and Google Assistant floating widget. You can check out the UI in the form of GIF from Link 1 (Hidden app drawer), Link 2 (Google Assistant in action – Open in new tab.
- New Nexus launcher version → Download [mirror] | File: NexusLauncher.apk [3.4 MB]
- Nexus launcher 2016 → Download | File: Leaked_NexusLauncher.zip [3.4 MB]
TWRP flashable Nexus launcher zip file:
Note: To enable the swipe for Google Now gesture and stop launcher crashes when choosing a new wallpaper, you have to flash the zip file linked below via TWRP. Installing the APK works but it crashes when launching the wallpaper picker and you can’t swipe right for Google Now. You can install the wallpaper picker separately to stop the force close issue.
- Flash via custom recovery → Download
Download Nexus Wallpaper Picker
- Nexus Wallpaper Picker → Download | File: WallpaperPickerGooglePrebuilt.apk
How to Install Nexus Launcher 2016?
There are actually 2 ways to install the Nexus launcher. Just download the package from below and you can either flash the zip file from TWRP or simply extract the package and install it as normal APK file.
For more functionalities, you can check out the latest Google Now launcher which may soon be updated with the Android 7.0 Nougat UI.
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