The Google on their cell phones pixels Back button allows the user to set any function they want. But for those who have an Android phone from any other brand, this trick also works.
The only two conditions present are: the cell phone must have an Android 7 update or more and the mobile phone must have an accelerometer and gyroscope, which is common on modern models. In the event of non-compliance with the specifications, the same platform will display a notice restricting access to its functionality.
With the requirements ready, you can take advantage of the “secret button” to configure up to 50 actions with two or three touches on the back of the phone, with direct access to basic functions or access to third-party applications.
The first thing you have to do is download the app which is not in any virtual store like Google Play Store Or those of some mobile phone brands. Therefore, the APK, the installation file, must be obtained in the repository github and search tap tapthe name of the application.
After downloading and installing it, it will appear with the rest of the platforms on the cell phone and the next step will be to configure it, as the application will request permissions to access the Internet to perform updates and find out the specifications of the phone on which the application is running.
Then it will test the back gesture operation, so it will say hit the lid two or three times. If there is an error at that time, the configuration can be done from the option Gesture composition which will appear at the bottom of the screen.
Then the last part will come to choose the different actions that will be given for gestures, there are 50 possibilities in total and you can get one for double touch and one for triple.
Among the options offered by the application are the possibility to open third-party applications, Android functions, change buttons, among others that will be activated once and there will be no need for this tap tap Every now and then, unless you want to make changes to the button.
Another important configuration is the limitation of unwanted gestures, that is, they can be blocked at times such as when the mobile phone is turned off or when listening to music, with the aim of not activating the functions at inappropriate moments. This tool is called Gates.
Another function that users may not know and can take advantage of on their Android mobile phone is the section explorewhich provides personal information on news, blogs and other sites with interesting topics depending on the behavior of the algorithm.
The goal of this tool is to help users find articles on websites that may interest them without having to go directly to a search engine. This function, like many other Google services, works with artificial intelligence with an algorithm that detects queries and reviewed topics to show suggestions .
To configure it, follow these steps:
1. On the Android cell phone, you must go to the Google Discover section, this is done by moving the main screen to the right.
2. Touch your Personal Google Account with a profile thumbnail picture or the first letter of your username.
3. Enter the option “Your data in search”.
4. Scroll down until you find the Search History section, then click the arrow next to the text that says: “Saved to Web & App Activity.”
5. Select the View All Activity Controls tab at the bottom of the Web & App Activity window.
6. The “Web Activity”, “Location History” and “YouTube History” sections will be displayed.
7. Enter each of the sections and mark or deselect the options, as desired.