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Pro Simple design
Very simple drawer for productivity. Requires little time.
Pro Easy to organize
It has different pages that help you to have your contacts, reminders, last files opened, and more.
Pro To-do list reminder
It has a very helpful integrated to-do card/widget.
If you use Wunderlist, you may connect this, and have your tasks synced between Microsoft Launcher and Wunderlist.
Pro Notes card/widget
Microsoft Launcher has its own Notes card/widget, which you may use for easy to access notes and checkbox-lists.
Pro Icon packs
Pro Vertical scrolling
You may enable vertical scrolling for your home screen, which enables you to add multiple pages for your apps and widgets.
Microsoft Launcher has a Recents card/widget, which can show you recent phone calls, social messaging, SMS, files, clipboard and camera activity.
Pro Built-in search engine
Microsoft Launcher features a built-in search engine, which you may use to search the internet and your installed apps.
You may choose to use Bing, Google, or Yahoo as your search engine.
Pro Utility page
Microsoft Launcher has a powerful utility page, which contains the card widgets, which are powerful widgets integrated within Microsoft Launcher.
It is a page which by default is to the left of your home screen.
Pro Arrow Hub
Share files directly to your Arrow Hub, which you can connect to from a PC via an URL and your Microsoft Login.
Pro Gestures customisation
There's customisation for gestures, i.e double tap to lock phone, swipe up for app drawer, etc.
Con High resource usage
Con Widgets not available for new page
Con Need microsoft account to use
Con Limited Icon Customisation
You can select icons from icon packs but not from individual icon images.
Con App organization
There is no option to automatically sort apps by type and put them into one folder. You'll have to do that manually, which is a pain in the neck if you have lots of apps and want to organize them into folders.