Thanks to @kevie I discovered the KISS launcher on F-Droid. Way more what I need than the default.
@johnnynull @kevie I switched on my main and only cell. Let's see whether it lasts.
@beni @kevie Same as https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=fr.neamar.kiss ?
@mjjzf by the looks of it, yes. /cc @kevie