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[Q] How do I turn off the Google now "ring" ?

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Phone [Q] How do I turn off the Google now "ring" ?

I have a Nexus 5 that it's NOT rooted and I don't intend to root it anytime soon, but everytime you swipe up from the bottom of the screen that damn Ring pops up (like the pie controls), I recently found a pie control that doesn't require root and I wanted to use it but the damn Ring comes up instead (i dont want the pie to be on the sides)

how do I turn that ring off and is there a way to Auto-Hide the Navigation Bar?
 
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If you want to modify stock behaviour, you'll need to root. Gravitybox let's you disable the nav ring

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There are multiple simple apps that help you do this. Some are more elegant, some are less.

One example:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...LaunchDisabler

I know there are better apps but I cannot recall their name at the moment.
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But it looks like it doesn't completely go away, but i'll try

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