Handy Soft Keys Pro - Navigation Bar 2.7.0
What is it?- Ability to customize six quick launch buttons of anyapp (default and manually installed) and navigation button (Back,Home, and Recent)- Requires little permission and does not need arooted device- Easily relocated to any place of the four edges ofyour device- No advertisementsThis app uses Accessibilityservices.Requirement: - Android 4.1.2 or above.How To Install &Use:1) Download and install the app. 2) Navigate to Settings,select Accessibility under SYSTEM section;3) On the Accessibilitysetting page, select Handy Soft Keys Pro under SERVICES section;4)Switch the toggle to ON to enable the service for the app;5)Restart the device and the trigger spot will show up in the middleof the right edge on the screen (it may take up to 30 seconds inrecent Android versions). The trigger spot will fade off inseconds. Tap on the screen or rotate the device and it will appearagain;6) The trigger spot can be placed anywhere along the edges ofthe screen by first pressing and holding until the device vibrates,then drag it to wherever you want and release. 7) The pie controlshas three keys and each key can execute two functions based on yourgesture. To access the first three soft keys, touch the triggerspot (don't release) and slide your finger to one of the three keysand release; to access the other three soft keys, touch the triggerspot and release, another set of keys will show up on the piecontrols. Tap one of the three keys to execute itsfunction.Customization:1) Double touch the trigger spot to bring upthe Settings interface2) After selecting a colour for Trigger Spot,it is easy to set the same colour for Pie Controls by selecting“Sync from Trigger Spot”, or vice versa3) Set transparency to 0%[invisible] to hide the Trigger Spot and it won’t show up unlessits set location is touched or when the device is rotated.4) PieControls disappears right after one of the three navigation buttonsis released. But for the Back key, you may want to press it severaltimes when using a web browser. If so, check “Keep up as normal”.5)You can also choose to have the Pie Controls stay on the screenpermanently if your screen is big enough6) After finding a suitablelocation for the trigger spot, you can disable re-location functiontemporarily.7) Under Key settings, you can choose your soft keys bypressing on one of the six icons, and a dropdown list of navigationbuttons and all the apps (default and manually) installed on yourphone will appear8) Press the “Save” button to keep the changes.Howto uninstall:1) Go to Settings;2) Click Apps;3) Locate Handy SoftKeys Pro in the DOWNLOADED list and click it;4) On the App infopage, click "Uninstall" button and then select "OK"
Handy Soft Keys - Navigation Bar 3.1.1
This app provides handy soft keys that simulate the threenavigation buttons: Back, Home and Recent. It is easy to use andrequires very low permission. It automatically starts when thedevice boots up and runs in the background.The app consists ofTrigger Spot and Pie Controls that shows up when Trigger Spot ispressed. Both of them are able to fade off automatically when youdo not need it. It can be easily placed anywhere along the edges ofthe screen by drag and drop. The location of Trigger Spot can beset for landscape and portrait orientations respectively.Configuration is available since version 2.0 where you are able tocustomize size, color and some behaviour to suit your needs.Thisapp uses Accessibility services.Requirements: - Android 4.1.2 orabove.How to use it:1) Download and install the app. 2) Navigate tophone Settings, select Accessibility under SYSTEM section;3) On theAccessibility setting page, select Handy Soft Keys under SERVICESsection;4) Switch the toggle to ON to enable the service for theapp;5) Start the app by App drawer icon or restart the device. Thetrigger spot will show up in the middle of the right edge on thescreen; it will fade off in seconds. Tap on the screen or rotatethe device and it will appear again;6) Touch the Trigger Spot, andthe Pie Controls will show up just around your finger. Slide yourfinger to one of the three navigation icons and release.7) Tochange the location of the app, press and hold the Trigger Spotuntil the device vibrates and then move it wherever you want bydrag and drop;8) Double click the centre of Pie Controls to bringup the Settings interface that includes two groups of parametersfor Trigger Spot and Pie Controls respectively. Some parameters areintuitive. Below list are some useful scenarios that can beachieved via Settings. Please remember to press the “Save” buttonif you want to keep the changes.8.1) Change colors: click thesample color to bring up the Color Picker dialog where you canselect your favorite color and then click OK button to confirm theselection. Then the sample color is changed to the color youselected. After selecting a color for Trigger Spot, it is easy toset the same color for Pie Controls by clicking link “Sync fromTrigger Spot”, or vise versa. 8.2) Set transparency to 0%[invisible] to hide the Trigger Spot and it won’t show up unlessits set location is touched, albeit it will show up when rotatingyour device.8.3) Pie Controls disappears right after one of thethree navigation buttons is released. But for the Back key, you maywant to use it several times to go back a couple of pages when yousurf a website. If so, check “Keep up as normal”.8.4) Pie Controlscan stay on the screen permanently when the screen is big enough soyou don’t have to tough Trigger Spot first.8.5) After finding asuitable location for the app on your screen, you can disablere-location function temporarily. Enable it when you want to moveit again.Limitations: - The app does not include Menu/Optionkey.How to uninstall the app:This app can be easily removed fromyour device completely by following steps:1) Go to Settings;2)Click Apps;3) Locate Handy Soft Keys in the DOWNLOADED list andclick it;4) On the App info page, click "Uninstall" button and thenselect "OK"