How To Enable Android 8 Gestures

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to enable and use moves gestures on android 8 Oreo 8.1 devices. Android Oreo includes 5 useful moves gestures too for notifications and camera-related shortcuts settings. These Android gestures include Swipe fingerprint for notifications, Jump to the camera, Flip camera, Active Edge, Flip to Shhh, Double-tap to check phone, Prevent ringing, and lift to check the phone. You can quickly access notification to swipe fingerprint on Google Pixel XL devices.

My Google Pixel device recently got updated to Android 8.0 Oreo.  Follow the below-given step by step guide to enable moves gestures on Android Oreo 8.0.

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How To Enable Gestures On Android Oreo 8.0

Different android device has slightly different settings to enable gesture on android Oreo 8.1 or Nougat 7.1.2 devices. Below you can see the complete process to enable moves gesture on android 8.0 and android 7.1.2 devices.

Enable moves to gesture on Android 8.0 Oreo

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

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

Step 3: Tap on Language & input.

Tap on advance under languages settings in android O

Step 4: Tap on advanced.

Under the moves section, you can see below 5 moves gesture in your android Oreo 8.0 devices.

use moves gestures on Android Oreo 8.0 phone

Swipe fingerprint for notifications

Swipe fingerprint for notifications see on android Oreo

By default turn off this fingerprint gesture in your android O. To check your notifications, swipe down on the fingerprint sensor on the back of your devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, etc. if you want to use this android O’s gesture, enable it in your device.

You can also enable swipe fingerprint for notifications on android O using the below settings.

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

Jump to camera

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

Flip camera

When your device camera open, double twist your android O device to switch from between front camera to rear camera. By default enable flip camera gesture in android Oreo 8.0.

Double-tap to check phone

If you are busy and not check received notifications, double tap on your screen to quickly check the notification you received without unlocking your android devices.

Lift to check phone

Lift to check phone in your android Oreo

Just pick up your android 8.0 Oreo device to quickly check your notifications.


Use Android 9 Pie Gesture Navigation

Step 1: Go to settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on System.

Step 3: Tap Gestures.

Step 4: Tap Swipe up on home button.

Step 5: Toggle on Swipe up on home button to enable gesture navigation Android 9 Pie.

Enable Android 10 Gesture Navigation

Settings > System > Gestures > System Navigation > Fully Gesture navigation/2-button navigation/3-button navigation

The Android O’s moves gesture list ends here. I hope you have liked this tutorial to use gestures on Android Oreo 8.0 devices. If you have any other problem with the above steps, feel free to share with us in below comment box.

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