In android M and android N, by default hidden system UI tuner in android Nougat 7.1.2. To enable system UI tuner, swipe down notification bar & long press settings gear icon to enable it. But in android O, you can find System UI tuner under system settings. It contains four options including status bar, do not disturb (DND), lock screen and navigation bar. It’s quite easy to use system UI tuner android O or Google Pixel.
This android O System UI tuner added new feature called “Navigation bar”. You can’t see this option in previous android Nougat & android Marshmallow devices. Follow below given step by step guide to enable or use system UI tuner android O / android 8.0.
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How to use system UI tuner android O / android 8.0
Let see Android O System UI tuner and it’s new navigation bar feature (Android 8.0).
Step 1: Go to “Settings” in Pixel & Pixel XL (android O)
Step 2: Under system section, tap on “System UI tuner”
Here you can see below given four options.
- Status bar
You can enable / disable status bar icons from given list to not show icon on notification bar in your pixel and other devices. Remove Nearby or Aeroplane mode or torch and other listed icons.
- Do not disturb (DND) on android O
It works same as android nougat 7.1.2. Just press the volume down button up to fill vibration. You can also enable DND on android O directly from notification bar as android Nougat. Other option is volume controls.
- Lock screen
Lock screen subdivided into two options. One is left shortcut and another is right shortcut. Change lock screen app icon or change lock screen shortcuts in android O. By default left shortcut set as voice assistant and right shortcut as camera icon. You can change it anytime using this feature.
- Navigation bar
This is the last option of System UI tuner in android O. You can customize the navigation bar in android O to choose layout option from normal, compact, left leaning or right leaning. Also add further buttons on right and left of the on-screen navigation buttons. Choose from clipboard, keycode or keyboard switcher in android O.
That’s all about android O System UI tuner and its Navigation bar feature.
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