"For those who tend to get tired of Android's status bar, or just want more intuitive gesture-based controls on their tablet, this app is definitely worth a shot." – Android Police
Android 4.0 (ICS) – 8.1 (Oreo) supported
REQUIRES ROOT ACCESS
★ This is free version – no ads
★ Gestures work anywhere on screen and all time – no triggers required
★ Multitask – start any application, shortcut or custom action without leaving current application
★ Swipe left or right to switch between running applications
★ Home and Back gestures that work in all apps anywhere on screen
★ Access LaunchPad from any app – dialog with recent apps, your applications, shortcuts and custom actions
★ Hide status bar and Navigation Bar – enjoy full screen in all apps and games
★ Custom gestures – create your own gestures to start any application, shortcut or custom action, unlimited possibilities, hundreds of possible gestures.
★ Assign different actions per app or even lock screen.
★ Browser actions – back, forward, refresh new tab, close tab, incognito tab, next/previous tab, bookmarks, find in page, search, history, jump to page start/end
★ It does not use overlays and does not make your apps and keyboard unresponsive like other gesture apps.
Check XDA forum for discussion:
All actions (available in full version):
Applications – start assigned application, switch to previous/next running app, kill current application, start launcher shortcut(bookmark, contacts, call, sms, settings, etc), start Tasker task, LaunchPad
Navigation – full screen (hide/show status and navigation bar), home, back, recent apps, menu, search, voice search, open notifications
Browser actions – back, forward, refresh new tab, close tab, incognito tab, next/previous tab, bookmarks, find in page, search, history, jump to page start/end
Buttons – home, back, menu, screen off (lock screen), Power menu, Volume
Media and Music – Play, Pause, Stop, Volume, Mute sound
Settings – show settings panel, toggle rotation, wifi, bluetooth
Gestures – disable/enable gestures with gesture, exit Gesture Control
Fixed "Hide Notification" setting.
Fixed "Exit" action.
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