Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Android: Remove search bar in Google now launcher

To remove search bar in Google now launcher

Google now launcher does not allow you to remove the search bar from your home screen.
If you really want to get rid of Google search bar, there is two options.

  1. Go to Settings → Apps → All. In the list , tap on Google Now launcher and uninstall the app.Now, you will get a default launcher, which will not have a search bar on the home screen.
  2. The second option is to install some other launcher from Google Play store. Launchers like SOLO, NOVA launcher, Hola launcher, Simple Launcher.These launchers are widely used by many Android users which are easily customizable . We can keep it simple with minimum number of widgets in the home screen.