How to Add Folder in Nova Launcher

Nova Launcher is the highly customizable, performance driven, home screen. It replaces your home screen with one you control and can customize.

This launcher allows you to change icons, layouts, animations and more.

It can be downloaded from
Google Play Store

The common problem users seems to have is adding new folders. Nova has this functionality hidden deep in its options. Here are steps showing how to manage folders in Nova Launcher.

  1. Go to Nova Settings

  2. Tap on App & widget drawers groups

    Nova Launcher - settings
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  3. Scroll down and go to Drawer groups

    Nova Launcher - app and widget drawers
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  4. Folders configuration is in FOLDERS tab

    Nova Launcher - drawer groups
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Create new folder using plus sign in top right corner, edit or delete by tapping pencil icon next to folder name

Nova Launcher - drawer groups - folder
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