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How to Enable Gestures in Google Pixel 5

Last Updated on May 17, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to use gestures in Pixel 5? Here’s how to enable gestures in Google Pixel 5. Google Pixel 5 gestures include swipe fingerprint for notifications, tap or check phone, lift to check phone, system navigation (fully gesture/3-button navigation), prevent ringing, quickly open camera, etc. My favorite gesture is swipe fingerprint for notifications to quickly show notification without unlocking your phone.

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How to Use Gestures in Pixel 5

You can turn gestures on using given settings in your Pixel devices running the latest stock Android version.

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel from the top and tap the Settings icon.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on System.

How to Use Gestures in Pixel 5

Step 3: Tap on Gestures.

Below given Pixel 5 gestures are available.

How to Enable Gestures in Google Pixel 5

Swipe fingerprint for notifications: Enable it to quickly check notifications to swipe down on the fingerprint sensor on the back of your Pixel 5.

Quickly open camera: Double press the power button to access the camera from any screen.

Flip camera to selfie: Double-twist your phone when open the camera app to quickly switch between camera mode.

Use gestures in Pixel 5

System navigation: Choose navigation style from fully gesture navigation or 3-button navigation in your Pixel.

Tap to check phone: Tap on your screen to check notifications, time, and other information.

Lift to check phone: Pick up your phone to view notifications, date & time, and other information.

Prevent Ringing: Press the power & volume up key at the same time to vibrate or mute your phone.

Flip to Shhh: To activate do not disturb mode, put your phone face down on a flat surface. You’ll feel a vibration when Do not disturb turns on.

Power menu: It will show device controls when your press the power button. This is a newly added feature in stock Android 11 (Pixel) devices.

Which is your favorite Google Pixel 5 gesture? Tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for the latest Pixel 5 updates.

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