Fingerprint Gestures app gives ability to use the Pixel’s fingerprint gestures on other Android phones


Ever since the Google Pixel phones have launched, it has attracted many Android users with its impressive features. Among that one of the unique feature of Pixel was its ability to swipe on the fingerprint sensor to toggle notification panel. Later, when the gesture disclosed in Pixel-exclusive, which disappointed the Nexus users. In fact, there was enormous outrage which made Google consider it.


Finally, an app developer SuperThomasLab has released an app ‘Fingerprint Gestures,’ on Google Play, which solves this issue. With this app, you’ll be able to configure tapping, double-tapping, or swiping on your device’s fingerprint reader to perform an array of functions. The app allows you to do other stuff such as check your recent apps, opening quick settings, media controls, opening an app, switch on the torch light and so on.

However, to use this app, you must have a device running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow along with fingerprint scanner. Unfortunately, there are few features such as scrolling and activating sleep mode which requires root access. And, Nougat users can also toggle split screen mode with any of the gestures (root not required). You can download the app directly from the Google Play and experience the Pixel features on your smartphone.