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Episode from the podcastHands-On Android (Audio)

Active Edge Your Pixel 5 - SideSqueeze+ Brings This Lost Feature Back

Released Thursday, 29th October 2020
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A popular feature of Pixel phones has been Active Edge, a shortcut for Google Assistant that is triggered when the frame of the phone is squeezed firmly. The new Pixel 5 doesn't support that feature anymore, but Jason Howell shows how using an app called SideSqueeze+ can bring back that functionality thanks to the onboard Barometer.

  • What is Active Edge?

  • Installing SideSqueeze+.

  • Allowing special actions using ADB.

  • Calibrating the app to work properly.

  • Screen Press and Plus section for Galaxy devices.

  • Using the Analyzer section.

  • Disabling the persistent notification.

SideSqueeze+ - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.…

Host: Jason Howell

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