If you have a terminal with keypad or on-screen navigation bar and want to be able to hide this horrible Android bar to use and enjoy the on-screen navigation system for Android Pie gestures, then, using a television simile I would tell you not to change the channel since you have reached the right place.
And in this complete practical Android tutorial video, I will teach you step by step how to enjoy Android Pie gestures on any type of terminal, while we are also going to hide those horrible Android navigation bars to enjoy the screens of our devices in their full splendor.
To start, tell them that we will achieve this with a free Android application, which, as usual, also has a PRO or paid version with which in addition to being able to enjoy Android Pie gestures on any Android and be able to hide the Android navigation bar, we are going to hide what those horrible buttons on the screen are that only take up useful screen space, it will also allow us to take greater control of the gesture settings and the customization of the action bars.
The application in question that I repeat is fully functional for the case that concerns us today and we are interested in its free version, it is an app that we can download directly from the Google Play Store under the name of Fluid Navigation Gestures. Just below these lines I leave you a direct link to download it
From the free version of the app we can get the full functionality of the Android Pie screen navigation gestures, navigation gestures even better than Android 9 Since from the internal settings of the application we will be able to configure many interesting things such as the sensitivity and position of the activation areas of the gesture call.
If we add to this that We can configure the action to be performed for each of the access points or launchers, both the sliding action and the sliding and maintaining action, we can say without a doubt that Google would have to take good note for future updates of the Android operating system.
One of the most remarkable things that this sensational and incredible application offers us, is precisely the possibility of to hide the original Android bar of our terminal, the navigation bar or keypad on screen no need to have a rooted terminal to get it.
In the video that I have left just at the beginning of this post I explain with great detail, in addition to everything that the application offers us in terms of screen gesture navigation and its configuration, the method to follow through PC, for, in a very, very simple way, hide the original navigation bar of our Android and be able to use only the screen navigation gestures of Android Pie.
Steps to follow to give the necessary permissions to the application so you can hide the original Android bar.(We recommend watching the video)
Then I leave as a summary, the Steps to follow both on our Android terminal and on the Windows 10 PC, So you can give the necessary permissions to the app so you can do the job of hiding the Android navigation bar.
Keep in mind that all this that I explain here you can find explained in a more detailed way in the attached video that I have left just at the beginning of this post. A video in which we begin by showing you everything that the Fluid Navigation Gestures application offers, and then go into detail with the process of how to grant permission to the application via ADB.
ADB download and steps to follow to grant the app permission to hide the Android bar
- First of all it will be to enable the developer options in the settings menu of your Android, for this if you have not yet released these options in the settings menu of your Android, you will have to go to the System option, system information or similar option to enter it, look for the section in which we are informed of the compilation number where you must click seven times in a row to enable these development options or developer options.
- We enter the developer options and we enable the USB Debugging option.
- Now from the Windows PC we will download the Android ADB by clicking on this link. Keep in mind that in this video tutorial I explain the process to follow for Windows users.
- Now it will play decompress the downloaded file and copy the Plattform-tools folder obtained inside drive C of our personal computer with Windows.
- We open this Plattform-tools folder, place ourselves in an empty place and click on the right mouse or pad button while holding down the SHIFT key on our keyboard.
- In the pop-up window that will appear we select the option Open the PowerShell window here.
- We connect the Android Smartphone via USB cable in which we have the Fluid Navigation Gestures app installed.
- The command line window will appear, which is the PowerShell, where we will have to type the following command: (You can copy and paste it as is)
- adb shell pm grant com.fb.fluid android.permission.WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS If that command gave you an error then use this: ./adb shell pm grant com.fb.fluid android.permission.WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS
- We look at the on-screen notification that appears on our Android device, check the box to not ask again and then accept.
- And with this we should already be able to hide the original navigation bar of our Android by simply enabling the Fluid Navigation Gestures application and selecting the corresponding option of Hide navigation bar that we will find within the first option that we can see in the Fluid Navigation Gestures settings menu.
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