Android 12 Double Tap Feature Is Back

Android 12 Double Tap Feature Is Back

Last year, Google was planning to add a double-tap gesture to the operating system in the Android 11 Developer Preview phase. Thanks to this feature, some functions on the device activate by touching the back of the phone. However, Google did not implement this plan on Android 11. However, it seems that this plan is not completely shelved. According to the news in Mobile Syrup, the double-tap feature comes with Android 12.

When the feature was first released on Android 11 with the codename Columbus, it could run Google Assistant, but different alternatives could be selected instead. This feature may come to Google’s Pixel devices along with Android 12. So, what does the double-tap feature that will come with Android 12 do? According to the allegations, the Google Assistant can be activated, screenshots can be taken, the videos played can be stopped and resumed, the notification bar can be opened or the recent applications window will be opened.

Android 12 Double Tap Feature Is Back

Of course, the double-tap feature that will come with Android 12 will be more advanced than Android 11. For example; Sensitivity can be adjusted to detect only hard touches. Also, users will be able to disable this feature. Google released the Android 11 Developer Preview in February last year. Considering that Android 12 will follow a similar process, there is a possibility that the double-tap feature will reappear in Android 12. Of course, Google may postpone this feature once again. Therefore, we will see whether this feature will come or not. Also, don’t forget to check our other news here.