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SQUEEZE Your Android Phone and Perform Tasks

Do you want to Squeeze Your Android Phone and perform Awesome Tasks? I’m sure you have already heard about the Google Pixel and HTC U11 Squeeze Feature whereby squeezing the sides of the phone you could launch any app or perform any task.

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Well, if you are thinking about this cool feature on your own Android Phone (which is neither Pixel or HTC) then keep you are on the right post.

Squeeze Your Android Phone

Squeeze Side - Tech Urdu

SideSqueeze analyzes data from the barometric pressure sensor in your Waterproof phone to detect squeeze gestures and then performs an action of your choosing. Its efficient detection algorithm is designed to be as lightweight and low-power as possible with no noticeable impact on battery life.

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It can perform many common actions, however certain ones (immersive status/nav toggles, rotation toggle) require a command to be run via Android Developer Bridge (adb). Instructions can be found from within the app on the [Help / FAQ] tab. This step only needs to be performed once.

Adjustable pressure threshold
– Pressure gauge to help you find the best trigger threshold
– Action while screen-on
– Action while screen-off (requires a wakelock, eg. playing music)
– Action on home screen [Pro only] (one-time adb command required)
– Action on lock screen [Pro only] – Long squeeze while screen-on
– Long squeeze on home screen [Pro only] (one-time adb command required)
– Long squeeze on lock screen [Pro only] – ForcePress (beta)

Q: Won’t accessibility services slow down my phone?

A: SideSqueeze does not affect the performance of your device in any way. Many people know that granting accessibility services to an app can cause a significant decrease in performance. However, that only applies to apps that request lots of information (eg. hundreds of updates when a list is scrolled). SIDESQUEEZE DOES NOT REQUEST ANYTHING. Instead, the need for accessibility services is only a formality in order to gain the ability to “press” keys like Home, Recents, and Back. SideSqueeze will never slow your phone down!

Q: Will this work on any phone?

A: It has only been tested on the S8+ and Note8. Other watersealed devices may work, too. Unfortunately it is imperative that your device must be watersealed, otherwise, there is nothing to detect.

Squeeze Your Android Phone – Review Video

In this video, I have shown you that by the help of a simple App you can enable this Squeeze Feature in your own Android Phone.
Keep it in mind that this feature works in mostly Water Resistant Phones – as this app works on Baromatric Pressures.

Side Squeeze Free Download Link:

Naeem Javid

Naeem Javid Muhammad Hassani is working as Deputy Conservator of Forests in Balochistan Forest & Wildlife Department (BFWD). He is the CEO of Tech Urdu ( Forestrypedia (, All Pak Notifications (, Essayspedia, etc & their YouTube Channels). He is an Environmentalist, Blogger, YouTuber, Developer & Vlogger.

One thought on “SQUEEZE Your Android Phone and Perform Tasks

  • What would you perform after enabling Squeeze? I would go with the Flashlight.


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