iOS 14 and Android 11 will add new touch-back gesture controls when introduced later this year. However, you can download the function early on any Android device with Android 7.0 or higher. (iPhone users can Install the iOS 1
To start actions on your Android by tapping it on the back, you need to download it Tap, tap App – an open source Android app developed by Keiron Quinn. It was previously available in the beta version of Android 11 before Google got it out of subsequent test builds. Previously, Android 11 beta testers could tap twice to open their phone’s camera, launch Google Assistant, take a screenshot, or use it as a shortcut for accessibility.
Typing, typing restores this functionality and ported it to other Android devices.
Quinn built Tap, Tap with the same settings that Google used to optimize the performance of the double back-tap gestures on the Pixel 3XL and Pixel 4/4 XL phones, so it should work fairly close to reality. That said, tap, tap is only in alpha and some features are not yet fully implemented.
Tap, Tap’s performance depends on your device. The closer it resembles the Pixel 3XL, 4 or 4XL in size and shape, the better the response should be. It is also possible that thick phone cases affect the functionality of Tap, Tap.
Aside from these considerations, Tap, Tap has reportedly worked well on a variety of Android devices. Quinn demonstrated tap, tap with a OnePlus 7T Pro, XDA developer reports The app runs on the Asus ROG Phone 3 and the Huawei P40 Pro, and I can confirm that it works perfectly on my trusted Pixel 3a XL with Android 10.
To run Tap, Tap on Android devices running Android 7.0 or later:
- Download Tap, Tap .APK from to your phone Quinn’s XDA forum postor his GitHub page.
- After downloading, tap to open and install the file. Confirm that you want to install from unknown sources when prompted.
- Once the installation is complete, open Tap, Tap on your app screen.
- Touch the “Accessibility Service” Banner at the top of the main menu. This will open the accessibility of your device.
- From the downloaded services menu, select Tap, Tap.
- Tap “Use service” then “To confirm.”
- Close the accessibility settings and return to the Typing, Tapping app window.
You can now configure Tap, Tap to work the way you want. Various settings and customization options are available. Here are some important points to consider:
- You can change the sensitivity and gesture model at “Gesture control.” You can choose between the Pixel 3XL, Pixel 4 or Pixel 4XL gesture models. Try to find the one that best fits the dimensions of your phone.
- Go to “Actions” to change what double knock does. Use “Add more” Add new.
- “Gates” With this option you can deactivate the gesture at certain times, e.g. B. when you are on the phone, charging your phone, connected to another device via USB or when the display is switched off. You can add other exceptions “Add more.”