How to Use Gestures on Android 8.1 Oreo

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Here’s how to enable and use gestures on android 8.1 Oreo. Android 8.1 includes 5 moves gestures including Swipe fingerprint for notifications, Jump to the camera, Flip camera, Double-tap to check phone and Lift to check the phone. You can easily find gestures under system settings. One of my favorite gestures is the swipe fingerprint for notification gesture. You can enable fingerprint gestures on Android 8.1 Oreo to quickly show notifications from the lock screen.

Gestures are useful to quickly open a camera or switch between front & rear camera and show notifications on the lock screen without unlocking your android 8.1 Oreo devices. We discussed moved gestures on android 8.0 Oreo devices.

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How to Enable Gestures on Android 8.1 Oreo

Let see one by one how to use gestures on your Android Oreo devices.

Enable gestures on android 8.1 Oreo

Step 1: Go to settings in your android 8.1 Oreo.

Step 2: Tap system.

How to enable gestures on android 8.1

Step 3: Tap Gestures.

You can see below the list of given gestures on your android 8.1 Oreo devices.

How to use gestures on android 8.1 Oreo

 

Swipe fingerprint for notifications

By default turn off this fingerprint gesture in your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. To check your notifications, swipe down on the fingerprint sensor on the back of your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices. Enable this android 8.1 fingerprint gestures to use in your device.  

Settings > Apps & notifications > Notifications > Enable swipe fingerprint for notifications

Jump to camera

Jump to camera gesture android 8.1 Oreo

Press the power button twice to quickly open the camera in your Oreo devices from any screen. By default enable Jump to camera gesture in android 8.1 Oreo.

Flip camera

When your device camera open, double twist your android Oreo device to switch between front cameras to the rear camera. By default enable flip camera gesture in android 8.1 Oreo.

Double-tap to check phone

Just double-tap on your screen to quickly check message notifications you missed to read without unlocking your android 8.1 devices. This android 8.1 gesture is helpful when you’re busy in the work at home or office.

Lift to check phone

android 8.1 Oreo Lift to check phone gesture

Just pick up your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL device to quickly see lock screen notifications.

Enable gestures on android 8.0 Oreo

Step 1: Go to settings in your android 8.0 Oreo devices.

Step 2: Scroll down up to the system and tap on it.

Step 3: Tap on Language & input.

Step 4: Tap on advanced.

Enable android 8.0 Oreo gestures on Pixel 2

Here you can see moves list in your android 8.0 Oreo devices.

That’s it. I hope this tutorial helpful to use gestures on android 8.1 Oreo devices. If you have any kind of problem, tell us in below comment box. Stay connected with us for the latest Android Oreo tips.

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