Make a gesture, it could save your life!

So, here I was minding my App Business when a guy we call “ÜberGeek AdeWale” in the “Geek Group” recommended an Android application to us. The app is called “All In One Gestures” . available for free in the Google Play Store. The app allows you attach common actions / apps to gestures like tapping the bottom of a screen to go “Home”. Or tapping the edge of the screen to launch an application. etc. I suddenly remembered that there is a module in the  Exposed Framework , which does what this app does and much much more. This module is called Gesture Navigation  and it allows you attach so many actions or apps to gestures.

photo courtesy - androidfd.com

photo courtesy – androidfd.com

 

These gestures are numerous, and are exhaustively enumerated below: <blockquote> ★Swipe two finger right to left gesture ★Swipe two finger top to bottom gesture ★Swipe two finger bottom to top gesture ★Swipe three finger left to right gesture ★Swipe three finger right to left gesture ★Swipe three finger top to bottom gesture ★Swipe three finger bottom to top gesture ★Three finger pinch in and pinch out gesture ★Swipe four finger left to right gesture ★Swipe four finger right to left gesture ★Swipe four finger top to bottom gesture ★Swipe four finger bottom to top gesture ★Four finger pinch in and pinch out gesture ★Swipe Five finger left to right gesture ★Swipe Five finger right to left gesture ★Swipe Five finger top to bottom gesture ★Swipe Five finger bottom to top gesture ★Five finger pinch in and pinch out gesture ★Two finger touch gesture ★Three finger touch gesture ★Four finger touch gesture ★Five finger touch gesture ★Swipe left to right gesture in the lock-screen glow-pad ★Swipe right to left gesture in the lock-screen glow-pad ★Swipe top to bottom gesture in the lock-screen glow-pad ★Swipe bottom to top gesture in the lock-screen glow-pad ★Added left edge gestures ★Added right edge gestures ★Added top edge gestures ★Added bottom edge gestures ★ Added status-bar gestures ★ Added Notification panel gestures ★ Added navigation bar gestures <b>Actions you can do with this gestures</b> ★Open any application ★Navigate to Home,Back,Recent-apps and menu ★Lock the screen ★Control the music player ★Take screenshot ★Switch on/off Torch ★Run any tasker task from this app ★Change to differe,nt sound modes ★Go to previous app ★Open power menu ★Toggle WiFi and Bluetooth ★Expand notifications and quick-settings ★Kill app ★Kill all app ★Volume up/down ★Scroll to top or bottom of the Browser ★Toggle mobile data ★action for next app and previous app </blockquote> You can attach a single action to any of the gestures listed above, and some of those actions include: <blockquote> ★Open any application ★Navigate to Home,Back,Recent-apps and menu ★Lock the screen ★Control the music player ★Take screenshot ★Switch on/off Torch ★Run any tasker task from this app ★Change to different sound modes ★Go to previous app ★Open power menu </blockquote> It depends on you completely how you want to make use of this app, as the options are so numerous as to be overwhelming. I only use a few. For instance, there is a slight scratch on my Tecno Phantom A III SmartPhone touchscreen. When swiping, the scratch makes it uncomfortable to swipe for long as you would start feeling some discomfort in your fingertips. Luckily, that single scratch is toward the bottom portion of the screen. I am forced to turn the phone upside down whenever I want to swipe. (I could use a keyboard app with floating ability, but my favorite does not offer that feature) The “Back”, “Home” and “Menu” soft-keys are now in the top of the screen.. instead of the normal bottom position .. because of the position reversal.

photo courtesy -  play.google.com

photo courtesy – play.google.com

With the help of Navigation Gesture, these three navigation keys are mimicked by attaching those three actions to gestures. It is up to you how you want to use this, but it could be a life- and time- saver in some instances. Give it a trial. It is free.. You must be rooted, run a non Aliyun OS phone, have “Exposed Framework” installed.

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