Prior to the launch of the Google Pixel Devices, the only Launcher Google is known for is the Google Now stock Android launcher present in all the Nexus Devices. The Google Now launcher is the default/stock Android launcher that comes with the Android OS without any modification, now fast forward to the current time with the new Google devices(Pixel devices) comes a brand new launcher "Pixel Launcher" only meant for the Google Pixel Devices.
Though the Pixel Launcher is only meant for the Pixel devices but I'll show you how to download and install Pixel Launcher on any Android device. Not that there aren't other awesome launchers you could try, of course there are in this list of Top Android Launchers Of 2016. But thwe Pixel Launcher brings the interface of the Google Pixel devices to any android you're using and also some of its features.
To start using the Pixel Launcher you need to download and install the Pixel Launcher, the link would take you to a page where you can select the version of your choice then you'll be taken to a download page kick start your Pixel Launcher download. After downloading install the Pixel Launcher just as you install every .apk file on Android. Once installation is done, press/tap on your home button, a prompt comes asking if you'd like to switch launchers, select Pixel Launcher from the list of launchers displayed and you'll be taken to the app's display of your home page.
The home page on the Pixel Launcher has slight differences from the standard Google Now launcher like the search bar being replaced with a Google icon to the left at the top, once the Google icon is tapped the search bar appears. There are few other features too.
Other features like bringing up the app drawer by dragging from the bottom of your screen and also in the app drawer the calendar app automatically displays the current date even before to tap on it.
To be able to access the wallpaper section of the Pixel Launcher you'll have to install an additional app. download it using the same method as before. This wallpaper would give you access to the wallpapers that come with the Android 7.1 Nougat.
These and a few others makes up the Pixel Launcher, of course it's a launcher and nothing more than that so it can't do more than what a launcher can do ion an Android device.
That's all on how to download and install the Pixel Launcher on any Android device.
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