Nova Launcher has a lot ofgreat settings for you to explore, and plenty of potential for awesome themes and customizable layouts. First things first, though, you have to actually download the launcher and get yourself used to it. Now, there is a learning curve to every launcher out there, but we have a few simple tips to help make your transition as smooth as possible.
Import your layout
You do not want to have to put everything back the way you had it on your old launcher, and Nova gets that. That's why before you go futzing with element styles and shaders, you should import your old launcher's layout so that you're starting out from what you had rather than scratch.
Open Nova Settings .
Tap Backup & import settings .
Tap Import .
Read the warning that comes up and tap OK .
Tap the launcher you wish to import from .
If the data summary from what Nova Launcher found looks correct, tap Import .