Samsung Game Launcher now supports Android 12, non-gaming apps
The latest Samsung Game Launcher update introduces some new things with its latest update and added support for devices running Android 12. And while you will likely be running games on the app, after all, it does. is called a games launcher, it can also happen that you want to add non-gaming apps to your list and with this update now you can. There are no major changes coming to the app, but these things can be useful and important as well.
SAM Mobile Share that Game Launcher version 6.0.03.1 now allows users to add other applications that are not games to the “My Games” list. You can also hide the app shortcut from the home screen if you prefer to do so through the launcher settings. It can also now be used with child accounts which have limitations as these accounts are highly likely to primarily use games anyway. Users will now also be able to swipe left and right on the “My Games” window.
Another important thing brought by this update is that Game Launcher now supports devices running Android 12. This of course includes Galaxy S21 devices running on One UI 4.0. And with Google’s latest major Android update now rolling out to more markets, apps that support Android 12 are always welcome. The Game Launcher update is rolling out slowly to various markets as well, so they may arrive at the same time.
Apart from these minor changes, the update should also fix issues that may be present in the previous update and improve the performance of the launcher. To see if the update is already available for your account or device, go to the Galaxy Store app and check if any app updates are available. If you know how to manually download and install an APK update, you can also download it from here.
As for the rollout of Android 12, the stable version started rolling out to Pixel devices last month. So it may take some time for it to be available for other OEMs and markets. We will of course bring you all the latest updates, so “stay tuned”.