Google Feed is my personal favorite feature that I must want on a launcher home screen. But not every launcher provides this feature, one of them is the Nova launcher too. Here we’ll take a look at how you can enable the Google Feed on the Nova Launcher home screen.
Google Feed provides us some trending news which is easily accessible by swiping the home screen to left on the launcher. Google Feed makes it easy to get in touch with the latest news and hot topics of your interest. But, this feature (Google Feed) is not available in every launcher.
Google Feed is also referred to as Google Discover.
How to Enable Google Feed in Nova Launcher
The Nova Launcher supports an integration feature that adds an additional functionality to it. You can enable the Google Feed on Nova Launcher by using one of its integration called Nova Google Companion. This integration is officially developed by the Nova Launcher Team and it allows the user to get the Google feed functionality on the Homescreen for versions above 5.2.
The user can download and install the Nova Google Companion integration apk on their device to get the Google Feed. The integration is not available on the Playstore. Below is the guide on how you can get it.
Download Nova Google Companion and Get Google Feed
To get the Google Discover/Feed on Nova Launcher follow these steps :
Head over to a browser and search for Nova Google Companion on Google.
Now click on the very first search result. You can also navigate to the page from here.
Scroll down and click on the Download Nova Google Companion button.
This will download an apk file (370KB) on your device.
After the download completes, install it on your phone.
After the installation completes, click done. And come to Homescreen, now swipe left and you will see that the Google Feed is now enabled on your Nova launcher. If the Google feed won’t get enable then open the Nova Google Companion app from the app drawer.
Now you can use the Google feed on your Nova launcher. The Google feed will work smoothly and give you the information or news based on your interest.
You can later customize the Google feed interface like the theme, animation, and more.
Google feed/discover customization in Nova Launcher
After installing the Nova Google Companion integration on your phone, you can customize it on the launcher settings.
Go to the launcher setting.
Then click on the integration option.
Basic customization options like animation, enable-disable, swipe, theme options are available.