The guys at XDA Developers know all about it, and now, we’ve discovered how to change the functions of the active edges on the Pixel 2. So if you plan to buy the new Pixel 2, this that we are going to tell you interests you. Above all, if you want to get the most out of your device. You are ready?
As you know, the new Google Pixel 2 have no waste. And users who buy these devices, crave power customize it to the fullest and make it more yours. So if you want to get out of Google’s limitations, keep reading.
Change the functions of active edges on the Pixel 2
When we talk about active edges on the Pixel 2 Active Edge functionality comes to mind. By default, it only allows you to tighten the button to start Google Assistant or mute incoming calls. But naturally, you cannot modify its functions.
However, from XDA Developers they have fiddled with the code and found the solution. The objective is to change the behavior of the button, so that it does more things. If you want to know more, don’t miss it on video:
Through the Button Mapper application, users will be able to reassign functionality to said Pixel 2 button. If you don’t like what it does by default and you want to change it, you will be able to do it through this tool.
You can add any action you want just by installing this application on your device. Once you have downloaded the app, you will have to open it, put it “on” and change it.
You can try it now, it is functional since version 0.53
It is important that you update and get the latest version, the 0.53. Through this feature, users who have a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL will be able to customize it. Specifically, they may reassign role they want. This option is free, but be careful, because there are other paid features.
It has not been an easy task for the developers, but they are so smart that they always get what they set out to do. The truth is that I don’t know what we would do on Android without the guys from XDA Developers. They always tell us tricks to customize devices and make them better, more adaptable, something that is appreciated.
Feel free to try it now. You will find the installation guide from this thread.
Download | Button Mapper in XDA
How about? Have you tried it? You had done it change the functions of the active edges on the Pixel 2?