#474 Daily dose : Navigation Gestures

Jealous of the cool new gesture navigation feature on all those new phones?
With Navigation Gestures, you don’t have to go out and buy an aforementioned new phone if you want to change the way you use your phone. This app brings gesture navigation to any Android device!

Best of all, with Navigation Gestures you can completely hide the stock navigation bar
without root! This is the only gesture control app with this feature.

Swipe left, right, up, or down. Swipe up and hold. Tap. Double tap. Long press. There’s a lot of ways you can interact with the gesture bar to control your phone. Don’t like how the gesture bar looks? You can customize its appearance! Here’s what you can

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  • Single tap
  • Double tap
  • Tap and hold (long press)


  • Swipe up and hold
  • Swipe left
  • Swipe left and hold
  • Swipe right
  • Swipe right and hold
  • Swipe up
  • Swipe down




  • Home
  • Back
  • Recent apps
  • Toggle split-screen (requires Android Nougat+)
  • Open previous app (requires Android Nougat+)
  • Open Assistant
  • Hide pill


  • Pull down the notification shade
  • Pull down quick setting tiles
  • Open power menu
  • Skip to previous media track*
  • Skip to next media track*
  • Play/pause current media track*
  • Media actions are not guaranteed to work with every app. Media actions use standard Android APIs to work with most apps.

Appearance (all free)

  • Toggle pill shadow
  • Customize pill color
  • Customize pill transparency
  • Customize pill border color
  • Customize pill corner radius
  • Customize pill width/height
  • Customize pill vertical/horizontal position

Behavior (all free)

  • Hide in fullscreen apps
  • Don’t move pill above keyboard
  • Customize swipe and hold time
  • Customize vibration duration
  • Customize animation duration

Compatibility (all free)

  • Hide original navigation bar in landscape
  • Tablet mode fixes

Please visit this article for more details on the latest release and to find answers to frequently asked questions.

Also, consider visiting the official XDA forum thread to leave feedback, or send us an email at the address listed below.