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Want to enable swipe gestures on android 9.0 Pie devices? Google officially launched latest android OS called android Pie or android 9.0. There are several awesome features on android Pie 9.0 such as Adaptive battery, Navigation gesture, Display cutout (Notch), App actions, overview selection, Digital wellbeing (Screen time, wind down, Do not disturb) and more. But in this tutorial, I’ll explain you how to enable and use Android 9 Pie gesture navigation on Google Pixel and other devices.
You can enable android Pie’s gesture navigation under gestures settings in your Pixel devices. To use gesture navigation on android Pie 9.0, enable swipe up on home screen gesture in your phone. Let see how to use Android 9 Pie gesture navigation system.
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How to enable and use Android 9 Pie gesture navigation system on Pixel
You can see seven different gestures on your android Pie gestures settings including see Swipe fingerprint for notifications, jump to camera, flip camera, swipe up on home button, double tap to check phone, lift to check phone and prevent ringing.
Step 1: Swipe down notification shade twice from any screen and tap Settings in android 9.0 Pie
Step 2: Scroll down up to end of the page and Tap System
Step 3: Tap Gestures
Step 4: Tap Swipe up on home button
By default turned off this android 9 Pie gesture. When disable this gesture, you can see back, home and recent apps button on screen.
Step 5: Turn on toggle “Swipe up on home button” on your android Pie 9.0 device (Show below given screenshot)
Now home and recent app button remove from screen and only see pill icon & back arrow in your device bottom of the screen.
You can use Android 9 Pie gesture navigation to easily switch apps & quickly open app drawer in your phone.
From home screen, just swipe up pill once to switch apps and swipe up again to see app drawer in your android Pie 9.0.
How to enable split screen in android Pie 9.0
Step 1: Swipe up from any screen to view most recent used apps list
Step 2: Swipe screen right side and find app you want to use split screen view
Step 3: Tap App icon at top of the app (Show above screenshot)
Step 4: Tap Split screen
Step 5: Select another app from list
Now use multiple app at same time in android 9.0 Pie devices.
How to clear all apps in android Pie 9.0
Step 1: Swipe up on the home button (Pill) to open recent apps
Step 2: Swipe screen right side until you see “Clear all”
Step 3: Tap “Clear all”
Now clear all recent apps in your android 9 Pie devices.
How to open most recently used apps in android Pie 9.0
Step 1: First of all turn on android Pie’s gesture navigation system in your android device
Step 2: Swipe up from any screen to see recent apps list
Step 3: Tap any App you want to open
And that’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to use Android 9 Pie gesture navigation system on Google Pixel. If you have any questions or comments, we invite you to leave your feedback in below comment box. What are your favorite features of Android 9 Pie?