Are you getting used to Android 10's gestures?

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When Android 10 was released to the public on September 3, 2019, it brought a ton of new features with it. Google added a long-awaited dark mode, revamped settings for app permissions, and brand-new fully gestural navigation.

That last point has caused a lot of annoyance, with many users not at all pleased with Google’s take on gesture-based navigation for the OS. It was certainly a learning curve at first, but now that a few months have passed, are folks finally getting used to it?

Here’s what some of them have to say.

avatar2412267_6.gifJoshua Luther2
01-14-2020 05:25 AM

I’m loving gestures. I came from an S9 and gestures on that phone were a joke. I also got used to using the back button on the right side of the nav bar. But I love the swipe from the left or right side of the screen to go back. Back in the day, I rooted my Nexus phone just to be able to swap the back and recent app buttons. I can easily use my phone one handed using gestures, whereas if I were…


01-14-2020 10:37 AM

Google’s gestures suck mainly due to the back gesture. There are too many apps and websites that require horizontal swiping and if you get a little too close to the edge, OOPS! Back gesture unintentionally triggered.
Three button for me.


01-14-2020 04:23 PM

The gestures take some getting used to, but having used both iOS and Android 10’s gesture system, I prefer Android’s implementation. I am sure there are those that disagree or prefer the buttons, but now that I have adjusted to the gestures, I am much faster getting around the phone. It feels very intuitive. It’s nice to have the buttons available though while you figure it out and decide what…


01-14-2020 09:02 PM

I enabled the 3 button menu on my P3 when it became available. Can’t stand gestures.


What about you? Are you getting used to Android 10’s gestures?

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