• You Can Still Swipe to Open Side Menus with Android 10's New Gestures

    27 days ago - By Wonder How To

    Android 10 goes all-in on gesture navigation. Unlike Android 9, all three buttons which made up the navigation bar are replaced with gestures, with the biggest change being the back button. The problem is this same gesture is already used within apps to access the side menu, so in Android Q, this has been changed.
    You can still access the side menu in apps, but with a slight tweak to the gesture. Google is really pushing for all app developers to support this new form of navigation gestures, so you might want to get used to this now. There are two different ways you... more
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  • How to Open Google Assistant with Android 10's New Swipe Gestures

    How to Open Google Assistant with Android 10's New Swipe Gestures

    27 days ago - By Wonder How To

    The Google Assistant is a core part of Android - Google even made it possible to launch the Assistant by long-pressing the home button. But with Android 10's new gesture controls, there isn't a home button to long-press, so Google created a new gesture to replace it.
    With Android 10 lacking any navigational buttons , you now need to use gestures to pull up actions once associated with buttons and long presses. When it comes to Google Assistant, the new method isn't as easy as a long press of a button and will take some practice. But once you get the hang of it, you... more
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  • How to Hide the Home Bar on Android 10 - No Root Needed

    How to Hide the Home Bar on Android 10 - No Root Needed

    27 days ago - By Wonder How To

    With the new navigation gestures in Android 10, you reclaim a lot of screen real estate that used to be occupied by the back, home, and recent apps buttons. But there's still a small bar on the bottom edge of the screen, and in most apps, it still sits atop a black background. Thankfully, an easy hack will give you true full-screen without breaking the new gestures.
    I'll be sharing with you a quick command that you can run through ADB from your computer to hide the home bar. It requires little to no effort and can run on just about all devices out there with gesture navigation - no root...
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