If you want to try out the latest “official” Pixel Launcher from Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, now you can with the Pixel Launcher APK which is off android 7.1.1. Now, this Pixel Launcher APK will work on non-Pixel smartphones like Galaxy S6 but you may need to install as system app in order to get most out of it.
While the Pixel Launcher is not available for install on Play Store unless you have a Pixel smartphone, you will be able to easily install it manually using the Pixel Launcher APK file.
What is an APK File?
APK File is a file/app that can be installed on any Android smartphone or tablet. Using an APK file, you can install Android apps manually on your Android device.
You do not need a rooted Android device to install APK files. For installation instructions, please see below.
How to Install APK Files
You will need to make sure Unknown Sources is checked ON in Settings to install APK files. We do recommend you to use a file explorer app such as ES File Explorer, available on the Play Store for free, to install these apps.