Microsoft earlier treated their users by unleashing a lock screen. They further extend a firm relationship with their users by launching the latest launcher for them. As an Android user, you are provided with innumerous methods to design your smartphone settings. But the most unexpected thing that came up this year is the latest Android Launcher Application made by Microsoft named Arrow Launcher. The first quarter of this year witnessed the release of a tester version of the same made by app testers. But now Google officially made it available on its Play Store.It can be seen as an innovative as Microsoft is trying to think out of box. They are trying to release some cross platform innovations and try not to force everyone to stick on to their softwares. This is clear when they came up with their Office Application developed for their rival platforms such as iOS and Android. With Arrow, Microsoft is trying to deliver the users with whatever they like to have on their application launcher based on personal choices.
Features of Arrow
The new app launcher seems to have resemblance with iOS 9. But they are not the same. Arrow’s Recent Screen allows you to retrieve files, images, contacts or applications that you just accessed or to launch immediately. Arrow also arranges the applications on the basis of its use, which means, most used application will top the list. In Arrow you are also allowed to get into commonly used settings and applications like Airplane Mode, Bluetooth, WiFi, Flashlight, Control Center and so on. This new app launcher have command over easily searching for the person and then message him or mail him or call him just by tapping or swiping on the screen. This feature also allows you to make certain notes and reminders also.Arrow Launcher can also be used to arrange the pages, make certain pages as your home screen, manage and utilize certain icons and many more functions. One of the notable features among them is the incorporation of wallpapers from Bing with Microsoft’s launcher. Many of you may even wonder, why Microsoft is launching a cross platform launcher. Even though Microsoft is having its own smartphone brand and OS for the same, they have comparatively lesser market share. Inorder to build a much increased reputation and to enhance its operations, Microsoft is trying something new and incredible.
Arrow launcher was just a Microsoft Garage Project. They initially launched this in earlier quarter of this year to check the accuracy level of the application as well as its performance. The same research and development team was behind the latest innovations from Microsoft namely Next – Android Lock Screen and Torque – Android Wear Search assistant. Arrow App launcher is now released across UK and Chine. Now interested users are able to download the same from Google Play Store.