Install Ulauncher on Nintendo Switch


All-in-one application launcher, Google search engine, calculator, file manager...
This is the best app launcher I've ever seen, though it can be a bit slow when searching. - Botspot

To run: Menu -> Accessories -> Ulauncher
To run in a terminal: ulauncher

Fortunately, Ulauncher is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install Ulauncher.


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu, which is currently version 5.1.0 Ubuntu Bionic.
Ulauncher will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.

Install Pi-Apps

Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.

Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:

wget -qO- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install Ulauncher

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Ulauncher.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the Appearance category.

Now scroll down to find Ulauncher in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Ulauncher for you!

Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at