AL0 for Android

Are you distracted by your smartphone?
Take back control.

AL0 is an application launcher designed to turn your smartphone into a minimalist tool.

Don't let annoying apps and notifications overwhelm you. AL0 enhances your smartphone filtering out unwanted distractions.
Experience an essential device that supports phone calls, sms and a few other features.

AL0 main menu

Declutter your screen.

Smartphones are messy and noisy, even when they are greyscaled and silent. Media, notifications, social networks and ads make your smartphone a buzzing distraction-oriented device.

Use AL0 to tidy up your screen, mute notifications and access the tools you need through a black and white textual interface.

AL0 clock


As well as a mobile phone, AL0 provides basic functionality like a calendar, a clock, a camera, a calculator.
Checking the time or taking a photo doesn't need to drain your battery through heavy activities or ping a machine on the other side of the planet.

AL0 is sober and keep your data locally. AL0 wasn't built to spy on your behaviours so there is no need to use web services or other fancy technologies.

AL0 calendar

Use your voice.

AL0 uses simple technologies to supports your communication, no pre-assembled messages, no reactions nor emojis.

AL0 respects your intention, when you have something to say just make a phone call or send a text-only sms.

AL0 contact

Renew your old smartphone.

AL0 is a light-weight system designed to support Android down to version 6.

Don't waste money on a brand-new feature phone. Run AL0 on your old smartphone, the environment and your wallet will benefit.

AL0 settings

Your device is yours.

AL0 is an application launcher that includes phone calls, sms, contacts and a few other features. Your device, your data and your apps won't be compromised.

Your smartphone is truly yours. You can always use, quit, delete and reinstall AL0 according to your needs.

AL0 settings


✓ Made to be a phone

The Phone button is the first thing you see. Touch it to start a conversation through the numpad, a contact or a recent call/sms activity entry.

✓ Minimalist user interface

A black and white textual interface introduces the feature you need, no icons nor redundant animations.

✓ Your conversations in one place

Calls and messages with a contact are threaded in a single screen.

✓ Unobtrusive notifications

A dot in the Home screen indicates a new notification. You decide which apps can show notifications.

✓ Essential mode

When Essential mode is turned on your smartphone acts like a minimalist device that supports phone calls, sms and a few other features. External apps and notifications will be locked as long as you want.

✓ Easy to use keyboard

Simple and easy to use keyboard with dedicated keys to reach special characters, features and cursor position.
Say goodbye to non-intuitive gestures.

✓ User-friendly battery life

AL0 is a light-weight application, it won't drain your battery with heavy activities.

✓ Dark mode

White-on-black user interface will cut the light emitted by your smartphone's screen.

✓ Android 6+

AL0 supports Android down to version 6.

✓ Other tools

• Basic calendar
• Alarm clock
• Stopwatch
• Multiple timers
• Point & shoot camera
• Torch
• Photo and Video explorer
• Quick access to Hotspot