Smartphones have become a part of our life. A lot of tasks are being performed with their help these days. However, these devices cannot meet all the expectations. Although they have so many features, using them can be made simpler. You might be wondering how? Well, we are going to let you know the same. Before proceeding further, just take a simple example. It is true that to take a screenshot, you need to long press the hardware buttons at the same time. If you often take screenshots on your device, you can understand how difficult it appears sometimes.
Now just imagine what if you could take the same without pressing the buttons. Actually, Gestures are meant to make your Android’s experience simpler. They can even let you know how to operate your Smartphone in a most unique way. In short, they can add more to your Android experience. Therefore if you are someone who is planning to change your Smartphone or no longer find it interested, we are going to introduce you to some amazing apps. Try them to regain the same interest with your device which you had on the very first day you purchased it.
Nova Launcher is well-recognized Android launchers and possibly you know that in actual sense it’s not a gesture focused app. There are even chances that you might have already experienced it due to its popularity. However it comes with a lot of features that let you customize your device and it was one of the top Android Launchers which gained popularity to provide gesture support. In case you need to set the gesture actions, there is nothing you need to do. Open “Nova Settings” and click “Gesture and Inputs”. You can check out several gestures here that are very useful in some basic tasks to restoring the phone in your own way.
When it comes to gestures apps, Gravity Gestures are distinctive. It seems quite similar to Motorola Gestures. If you are a Motorola Smartphone user, you might already have a similar experience provided by Gravity Gestures. Although it’s simple to use, users can open a detailed tutorial making the things simple.
These gestures simply enable users to rotate the phone while holding it to start any custom action they set. There is no strict upper limit on the actions it can perform. Starting from opening/locking screen, you can make voice calls, browse internet, share internet connection and so on. Although you can enjoy only 3 gestures but that doesn’t actually mean you run out of features.
Dolphin Web browser
Those who are using Android during “Gingerbread” or “Honeycomb” days might be familiar with Dolphin web browser. Actually it’s popular for its support for multi-touch gestures. Before Google Chrome, it was the ideal choice on Android devices. However still there are a very large number of people who are using it. Actually it seems to have lack of features but one thing that made it extremely popular is nothing but gesture support. This is also the reason why it is still preferred by a lot of android users. There is no doubt that Dolphin browser can be customized up to a great extent. Setting the gesture is also very easy.
For this, simply open the browser. You will see a dolphin icon at the bottom which you need to tap and hold. You can see two icons popping out. Simply drag to the finger icon and you can see some options on your screen. You can even create your own gesture by adding the link in URL bar. The good thing is that Dolphin gestures add a lot in your experience. You can simply manage phone calls, close apps and can handle a lot of other activities.
All in one Gestures
If you need to create a custom gesture and without paying a single penny, this is the right option for you. This gesture is capable to do exactly what we use as an example in the first paragraph of this post and i.e. taking a screenshot without touching the hardware.
Another feature that makes it best and in fact highly trusted is nothing but its transparency. It needs only a few permissions when you use it. These are Camera, Smartphone location, storage and permission to lock the phone’s screen. You can enjoy lot of options for gestures through which it is possible to assign custom tasks to the hardware buttons, double tap to take a screenshot, swipe to lock the phone’s screen and so on.