iPhone has completely changed the norm of using mobile phones. Since 2007, the iPhone series is are ruling are hearts of people all across the globe. The overwhelming response of people for every iPhone series makes it the most lovable phone ever. Certain things make people go crazy for iPhone, such as its unique features, the tiny innovations Apple makes in every series are beneficial enough to lure the users. Plus, it is highly secured, anti-theft, iPhone is counted as a status symbol, and much more.
No wonder the best iPhone series that came into the market was the iPhone X. the hardware and design were impeccable, but what grabbed all was its gesture-based navigation system, which replaced the home button. Many companies are now adopting this feature. OnePlus has a gesture-based control option in its phones. Moreover, Google is trying to beat the competition by getting gesture controls when Android P is about to be launched within few months.
With every phone coming with its gesture-based systems, it is now possible for Android users to mimic this feature with the help of few apps available on the Google Play Store, a few command-line actions, and trial-and-error tinkering.
Mimic the gesture system
To mimic the gesture system on your Android, you need an app called Navigation Gestures. It has configuration options that work amazingly for phones with on-screen navigation buttons. First of all, download the app and purchase a premium add-on to unlock the app’s features. Also, there is a requirement to install Android developer tools on your laptop or computer.
After having a hold on the tools, turn on ADB debugging on your mobile. Click on the build number six-time so that the developer options menu is enabled. Later, plug your mobile into the laptop and select the prompt on your mobile. Further, open a command prompt and paste “adb shell pm grant com.xda.nobar android.permission.WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS” and click on enter.
Disconnect your mobile and go to configurations of the Navigation Gestures App. Switch the enable gesture pill. You can now hide the navigation bar options, which will hide your mobile’s original buttons and permit the gestures.
If you want the app to mimic the iPhone system completely, then go to the settings, configure the gesture options, then to the appearance and later behavior options. You can find many settings here, but you might have to explore the appearance and behavior options. This way, you will get to know which the best setting for your mobile is. However, the basic gesture setup includes:
- swipe up and go home
- swipe up, hold and click on recent apps
- swipe left and then back
- swipe right and click on the previous app
- swipe down and click on the notifications
- tap and hold to launch the Google assistant
This way, you can get numerous ways to iPhone X’s setup while exploring extra gestures. Plus, you can enjoy the benefit of Android’s quick app switching options as well as a notification tray.