Home Screen Quick Actions – How to Use Custom Status Bar Gestures on Android

For all of Android’s unlimited potential, there’s never been a place for custom status bar gestures. Until now, swiping down to show notifications and quick settings was what you could get from the status bar. In the past, you would need root access to add custom gestures to your status bar on Android, but not anymore. With the help of an app called Status Bar Pro, you can unleash the full potential of status bar. This amazing app is officially available on the Google Play Store, so you don’t have to worry about its authenticity.

Step 1: Download Status Bar Pro – 3D Touch

Although it offers root-like functionality, this app is completely legit and available for free on the Google Play Store. Just open the Play Store app on your Android and search for “Status Bar Pro”, or click the download link below.

Download Status Bar Pro – 3D Touch for free

Step 2: Activate the app as a device administrator

The first time you launch the application, you will be prompted to activate Status Bar Pro on Device Administrator. By giving this permission to the app, you can use custom status bar gestures even on the lock screen.custom status bar gesturesJust tap the “Enable” button and follow the on-screen instructions to give the app admin privileges.

Step 3: Add custom gestures and actions to the status bar

Now that the app is ready to go, toggle the switch next to “Status Bar Pro” to enable status bar gestures. You can choose from a variety of gestures – Swipe Down, Swipe Right, Tap, Swipe Left, etc. and assign them a specific action.custom status bar gesturesAlthough actions like Screenshot require root, actions like Search, Quick Settings, etc. can be selected immediately. You can also go ahead and fine-tune selected gestures with features like Shake gesture, speed, position and more. Let us know what you think of Status Bar Pro in the comments below.

Source: WonderHowTo

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