Back tap gestures are finally a thing on Samsung phones

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  • Samsung has declared a new Fantastic Lock module termed RegiStar.
  • This module allows back tap gesture performance and far more.

Apple and Google have both of those made available a again tap gesture on their units for a while now, permitting you promptly just take a screenshot, open an app, and extra. Now, Samsung has officially joined the social gathering with a new Excellent Lock module.

Samsung introduced the RegiStar Great Lock module on its Korean forum these days (h/t: Android Police), enabling Galaxy owners to use a double or triple again faucet gesture on their smartphone. These gestures can be assigned to produce a screenshot, launch a pop-up window, perspective notifications, start Google Assistant, activate the recents menu, and more.

Samsung Registar

There are a couple of constraints for the again tap gesture even though, as it doesn’t work when your battery is at 15% or reduce, when your cellphone is in snooze method, or when you are on the lock display screen.

This is not the only selection enabled by RegiStar, as it also allows you customise what occurs when you prolonged-push the ability button. Aside from getting a screenshot and activating Google Assistant, you can also lengthy-push the button to toggle the flashlight, toggle Are living Caption, and more.

Finally, RegiStar also lets you customise your options menu (shifting the order of settings) and features the capability to firmly push on the display screen as a gesture shortcut on the Galaxy Z Fold 4.

This new module is obtainable for One UI 5 gadgets ideal now. You can try downloading it via the Galaxy Shop or sideloading it if it’s not available in your industry.