The Korean company that become a part of your life has done many improvements to Galaxy Note 7 when compared to Galaxy S7. First of all, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 comes with new TouchWiz UI known as GraceUX which is much faster when compared to Samsung’s previous UX, so there are big chances to love it even if you are a Galaxy S7 user. In fact, when you turn on the screen on the brand new Galaxy Note 7, the first thing you’ll notice is the new launcher which is quite different from Galaxy S7.
Instead of dreaming of it and wondering how fast and smooth really is, you should better take advantage of the fact that one of the developers has extracted the GraceUX Note 7 Launcher from the official firmware and ported it to all the Samsung devices running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow TouchWiz ROMs. This includes your current Samsung Galaxy S7, so you know what to do in order to spice things up.
However, your device must be rooted if you want to install the Note 7 launcher and you must also make sure that you can back up everything. Once done, just follow the below steps.
How to Enjoy Galaxy Note 7 Launcher on Galaxy S7:
- For the start, you must download the TouchWizHome_NoteUX_Albe95_V2.zip file and extract it on your phone;
- At that point, you will get a new file named “TouchWizHome_2017.apk;”
- Move the extracted file to /system/priv-app/ folder on your Galaxy S7 phone. You can use any root file manager to do this;
- Once copied, long press on TouchWizHome_2017.apk and change the permission of the file to rw-r-r;
- Up next, you have to press OK;
- You might be asked for granting root permissions for the file manager, don’t hesitate to grant it;
- Reboot the device once you’re done with the above steps;
- Once the device is rebooted, you’ll have the beautiful GraceUX Note 7 launcher on your Galaxy S7 device.
This is not only for your Galaxy S7 smartphone, but it will also work on other Samsung devices running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow such as the company’s Galaxy S6, S5, or Note 4. And as long as Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is now officially released and it is one of the hottest smartphones of the moment, maybe you should take in consideration the full package and buy the device.