Tag Archive: Navigation


Twitter Android app is being updated with a bottom navigation bar

The swipe gesture between the four main pages is no more 😞

On Thursday evening this week, the Twitter Support account announced a new update for its Android app. There are a few things to take note of, but the biggest change reworks the app’s navigation we’ve had since June 2016.

Rather than showing icons at the top for Home, Moments, Notifications, and Direct Messages, these are now moved to the very bottom of your screen. This  [Read More…]

How to enable navigation gestures on the OnePlus 6

Gestures offer an interesting new take on navigation.

OnePlus introduced navigational gestures to the OnePlus 5T earlier this year, and the feature has made its way to the OnePlus 6 as well. Gestures offer a new way to interact with the interface, and in many instances, they’re a more intuitive way of navigating the UI. Google is set to roll out gestures of its own with Android P, and while OnePlus’ implementation is slightly different to that  [Read More…]

How to enable the swipe gesture navigation in Android P

Among all of the great things introduced in Android P at yesterday’s Google I/O, the swipe gesture navigation was perhaps the most exciting. Here’s how to enable it on your phone should you wish to try out Android P beta!

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How to enable Android P’s gesture navigation system

Take a look at a huge fundamental change to Android navigation

The Android P Developer Preview has transitioned to a proper beta program, and while that means it’s opened up to several devices it also brings a substantial update to the software itself. The biggest visual difference shown off on stage at I/O 2018 is the new gesture navigation paradigm — a replacement for the tried-and-true back/home/recent buttons with a gesture area that’s more flexible and powerful.

But if  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5T officially updated with iPhone X-like navigation gestures

Both the OnePlus 5 and 5T are also being updated to Android 8.1 Oreo.

At the tail-end of January, OnePlus introduced a new gesture-based navigation system for the OnePlus 5T with its OxygenOS Open Beta program. The setup very closely resembled the gestures found on the iPhone X, and now with the OxygenOS 5.1.0 public update that’s rolling out, all users of the 5T are will gain access to it.

In case you missed Daniel’s hands-on from  [Read More…]

Google testing new navigation bar, may be gesture based

Google shared a new post on the Android Developers blog with a screenshot of a new feature for DNS over TLS. However, the nav bar looked different than what we’re used to. The company quickly edited the screenshot to remove the nav bar but it’s too late. As we all know, you can’t remove anything from the internet.

This nav bar has a back button (just an outline, like on older versions) and a blob instead of a home button. The  [Read More…]

Is this Android P’s gesture-based navigation bar?

Home, Back, and Recents are replaced with a single pill.

Android P‘s first developer preview has been out in the wild since early March, and it’s offered a nice glimpse into what the future of Google’s mobile OS has to offer. Thanks to a screenshot shared on the Android Developers Blog, we might now have our first look at Android P’s new navigation bar.

First spotted by 9to5Google, elements like the clock on the left and rounded  [Read More…]

How to customize the Galaxy S9 navigation bar and home button

Samsung offers several customization options to change up the color and orientation of the nav bar on the Galaxy S9.

With the switch to the Infinity Display design language last year, Samsung got rid of the home button and capacitive navigation keys, instead option for on-screen keys. Doing so has opened up a lot of customization options for the navigation bar itself, including changing the color, the orientation of the back and recents keys, and hiding the  [Read More…]

This 7-inch GPS navigation device for your car is 44% off at TomTop (Promoted)

In a world where app-enabled smartphones have seemingly limitless capabilities, one must ask whether the once-innovative GPS device is still relevant today. Well, the answer is yes. You see GPS manufacturers have years of experience and millions of real-world test miles under their belt, so the resulting GPS devices are bound to still be able […]

OnePlus has nearly solved Android’s navigation future

OnePlus has a new feature that improves navigation on Android phones by copying the iPhone X.

OnePlus is in a weird place right now. It’s dealing with accusations of privacy violations, and has just made public an enormous credit card breach that affected at least 40,000 paying customers. There have been public calls to stop buying their phones.

But the company continues to operate, releasing new colors of its flagship OnePlus 5T and working towards  [Read More…]