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5 Best Free Android Personalization Apps in 2023by@olivian-stoica
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5 Best Free Android Personalization Apps in 2023

by Olivian StoicaFebruary 7th, 2023
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Google Play Store hands out various Android apps that allow you to personalize your smartphone. Here’s a quick list of 5 personalization apps for Android that you can install and try on your phone. The best part is that they’re all free to use but include premium features that get you the best experience.
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So, you’re looking for the coolest, top-notch, best personalization apps for Android?


I’ll start by saying Google Play Store hands out various Android apps that allow you to personalize your smartphone and make it stand out. Tons of apps are launched and downloaded daily. The downside is finding the one that best fits your needs can be a real challenge.


Here’s a quick list of 5 personalization apps for Android that you can install and try on your phone. The best part is that they’re all free to use but include premium features that get you the best experience.


Disclaimer: I work for Wave and thus have a vested interest in the Wave Live Wallpapers app mentioned below.

Wave Live Wallpapers Maker 3D

Wave Live Wallpapers Maker 3D


Wave Live Wallpapers Maker 3D is an app that enables you to add 3D animated backgrounds to your home screen. There’s an abundance of effects to choose from like tap, double tap, overlay & touch effects, boomerang, and parallax. It uses the “live wallpapers” in its name for a good reason.


It has over 10 million downloads and has a community of wallpaper enthusiasts who create and upload cool wallpapers daily.


You can find numerous 2D and 3D wallpapers in HD and 4K quality. It uses a currency system where you can earn GEMS by participating in challenges, lucky spins, opening mystery boxes, or buying them as a Premium membership or gem pack, for an ad-free experience.


Wave Live Wallpapers also includes an integrated text to image AI that generates vivid wallpapers using prompts. You can place a celebrity in a specific setting in your prompt, and the AI generates a unique wallpaper art that you can apply on your phone’s home screen.


You can find Wave Live Wallpapers Maker 3D in the Play Store and check out its high-quality collection of live wallpapers on its website if you’re curious and want to get your feet wet before taking the plunge. Anyhow, don’t overthink it as you will love it in a New York minute.


Themepack

5000+ App Icons and Wallpapers on Themepack


Themepack has a user-friendly interface that allows you to apply different widgets, themes, or icons on your phone.


You can personalize your app icons with funny pictures like cartoon-looking ducks or characters from your favorite game.


It currently has over 5 million downloads and a high-engaged community that uploads new themes, widgets, and icon lists.


I personally quite enjoy the custom icons you can find in this app and encourage you to try Themepack. You will find Themepack in Google Play, so give it a go!

Facemoji Emoji Keyboard & Fonts

5000+ Emojis on Facemoji Emoji


If you’re a fan of emojis, you cannot miss Facemoji Emoji. It enables you to personalize your keyboard with stylish fonts and gain access to a large selection of emojis. You can easily drag and drop emojis into Whatsapp conversations or Tik Tok comments.


Aside from emojis, Facemoji Emoji provides a feature that allows you to personalize your keyboard with a diverse color palette, font styles, tapping effects, and tapping sounds.


The app has over 100 million downloads in Google Play. If you’re looking to customize your keyboard and have a larger emoji selection, try Facemoji Emoji for free.

Shield: Antivirus Launcher

Shield Antivirus anti-virus detection


Shield Antivurs Launcher is an Android-dedicated antivirus and custom themes creator. It has over 1 million downloads and definitely worth checking out.


You can use it to keep your smartphone virus-free, lock your apps with a password or fingerprint (pun intended, we all know that’s important sometimes), scan WiFi connections for vulnerabilities, and hide apps you don’t want others to see on your home screen.


Imagine how great it is to hide your games from kids with a few taps. There's no need to find a workaround in your phone settings.


Shield also includes a feature for creating custom phone themes. They may not be as diverse and complex as within a dedicated theme or wallpaper app, but they are worth exploring.


So if you haven’t got an antivirus installed on your phone, try Shield Antivirus Launcher. You need to pay to grasp all security features, but the costs are decent.


Weather Home & Radar Launcher


Weather Home & Radar Launcher is a weather forecasting app, that not only predicts the weather in your area but includes a home screen launcher with weather information.


You can use this app to track storms, receive severe weather alerts and news reports, monitor temperatures, and get weather forecasts in different areas. But the perks don't stop here. You can:

  • Get UX index warnings
  • View precipitation radar maps
  • Receive air quality reports
  • Use your voice to search weather conditions anywhere in the world


What sets Weather Home apart from other weather apps is that you can turn your phone into your friendly weather forecaster while you swipe through it.


Weather Home & Radar Launcher perfectly fits meteorologists and frequent travelers. It’s definitely an app that you shouldn’t miss from your phone. You can find Weather Home & Radar Launcher in the Play Store. It’s not entirely free but you can do a lot with it with zero costs and stay up to date with the latest weather changes.




And there you have it! These are the best 5 personalization apps for Android in 2023. Give them a try yourself, and let me know what you think about them in the comments section. Have you tried any of them yet? And if you did, what did you like the most about it?