Update 1: 2017/10/13 5:47am PDT
According to Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore, Microsoft Launcher is now ready to graduate from beta to stable, with the gradual rollout beginning yesterday. The latest version is available for sideloading from
Microsoft started branching out in mobile a few years ago when it became apparent Windows Phone wasn’t going to work out. One of the apps that came out of the so-called “Microsoft Garage” program was Arrow Launcher.
[Update: Now out of beta] Microsoft’s Arrow Launcher gets a big revamp and becomes ‘Microsoft Launcher’ was written by the awesome team at Android Police.