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Navigation Gestures 1.11.7 adds Anchored Pill, pill fade, crash handler, and more

Another day, another update. Actually, It's been a while since the last stable update of Navigation Gestures, but that doesn't mean we haven't been busy. On the beta channel, there have been quite a few new features, changes, and fixes. There's a full list of changes below, but long story short, performance has been greatly improved...

How to Give Feedback for XDA’s Navigation Gestures App

XDA's Navigation Gestures app is about six months old now. In that time, we've added many new actions, gestures, and even a whole new mode that replicates the functionality of OnePlus' gestures in OxygenOS. But this isn't a simple app, and it doesn't have a simple goal. There are always bugs to be fixed. We've...

Navigation Gestures updated with Activity Launching, a Tasker plugin, Performance Improvements, and more

Our Navigation Gestures app has been available for a little over 6 months now. We've updated the app several times since launch with new and handy features. It's been a while since our last big update, but it's finally here with version 1.4. This update includes several new toggles, Launch Activities, Tasker plugins, improved immersive/fullscreen...

How to get an animated GIF as your home button on Android [Root]

Many of us Android enthusiasts are simply bored with the basic software experience OEMs put on our smartphones and tablets. This is why so many of us flash custom kernels, custom ROMs, and various mods to change the look and functionality of the devices that cost us hundreds of dollars. XDA Recognized Themer Ticklefish felt the same way...

Navigation Gestures update brings OnePlus 6-style gestures to any Android device

Gesture navigation has become a staple feature on most flagship smartphones these days, with much debate centered around who does it the best. Android P brings native gesture control to all supported devices like the Google Pixel and Google Pixel 2, Xiaomi offers full-screen gestures on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and devices running...

Navbar Weather puts the local weather forecast on the navigation bar

What's always on your screen, assuming you don't have hardware keys? The navigation bar, right? Well, have you ever wanted to be able to see, at a glance, what the weather for the day will be like? XDA Member Lorbas has you covered with Navbar Weather, which puts the local weather forecast right on your navigation bar.There...

Navigation Gestures updated with better Nav Bar hiding, App Launch action, Android P compatibility, & more

We launched our Navigation Gestures app a little over 3 weeks ago, and since our last update, we've been hard at work to address the overwhelming amount of feedback we've received. Our app, which was originally designed to be a simple gesture control app based on the Apple iPhone X's gestures, has since gained a lot of...

Navigation Gestures updated with pill customization and many bug fixes

Android P's new gesture control interface has a lot of fans, but also a ton of critics. Google's take on gesture navigation is just another implementation on a trend first popularized by webOS way back in the day, but more recently brought into the public view thanks to the Apple iPhone X. OnePlus soon followed suit...

Navigation Gestures by XDA brings iPhone X-style gesture controls to Android devices

Navigation gestures are all the rage these days. Everyone has them: Apple, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Huawei, and now Google in Android P. Everyone does them differently, too. We thought we would offer our own take on gesture navigation with the Navigation Gestures app, built in-house at XDA. The app brings customizable gesture control to any Android...

Every Google Pixel 2 XL owner should try the compact navigation bar from the OnePlus 5T

For several few years now, smartphones have been getting bigger and bigger. With many smartphones featuring a 6" display, it's almost hard to believe that the first commercially available Android phone, the HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1, had a measly 3.2" screen. Today, even budget smartphones have large 5.5-inch displays, and last year, taller 18:9 displays have become...

Despite Removal, You Can Still Customize Nav Bar & Lockscreen in Android O DP3 — Here’s How

The Android O Developer Preview has now reached its third release, meaning the final APIs are ready and Google is readying up for an imminent and proximate release with only minor bug fixes to be expected in the remaining Developer Preview. With previous Android O previews, we saw tons of refinements to the user interface...

How to Add Custom Buttons to the Nav Bar on the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+

Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are two of the hottest smartphones on the market, largely thanks to the great strides Samsung made with their display technology. Since Samsung aimed to reduce bezels as much as possible with their new flagship devices, the company has finally gotten rid of the capacitive keys that were once...