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Hiding the buttons

OP Monotoko

3rd February 2014, 08:27 PM   |  #1  
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I find the virtual buttons a bit of a nuisance, I would much rather use gestures. I originally wanted to hide them only on my home screen, but it seems it's all or nothing with qemu.hw.mainkeys in build.prop.

I'm fine getting rid of them, however I'm wondering if there is a gesture system I can have instead, for example a swipe from bottom takes me to the home screen?

Edit: I'm on rooted stock 4.3.
Last edited by Monotoko; 3rd February 2014 at 08:36 PM.
3rd February 2014, 10:03 PM   |  #2  
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I'm using cataclysm ROM which has a unique feature which fades out the buttons after ten seconds in any app. Other wise I think there's an xposed module that can have swipes to navigate.Click image for larger version

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4th February 2014, 12:16 AM   |  #3  
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Thanks man, turns out I was Googling for the wrong thing - once I figured out that they were called navigation bars I came across an app called " GMD Auto Hide Soft Keys" for rooted devices. (For future people)

I'd rather keep with rooted stock for now but I will be sure to keep an eye on it for when I decide to dabble in roms.
Last edited by Monotoko; 4th February 2014 at 12:38 AM.
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