This brief tutorial is about how to remap and customize the Active edge/Squeeze feature on Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The process is very easy just follow the instructions to know, how to customize the Active edge Squeeze feature on Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
The Active edge Squeeze feature was first introduced in the HTC U11, then it seems Google was impressed much impressed with the Active edge Squeeze functionality so they decided to embed this feature on their 2017 flagships. Now developers have further customized the app with more options to add other apps and functions to the Active edge Squeeze feature.
The Squeeze edge feature on Pixel 2/Pixel 2 XL is a very useful feature indeed, you just squeeze the bottom, edges of the phone and it lets you silent an incoming call, summon Google Assistant by just a single squeeze even when the screen is off. You can set the sensitivity of the Squeeze either light or a firm squeeze.
You can either turn the Active edge Squeeze feature to call Google Assistant on/off but you cannot remap the Active edge Squeeze feature. Great news is that now you can customize and remap the Active edge Squeeze feature on Pixel 2 and in this guide we will show you, how to customize the Active edge Squeeze feature on Pixel 2/Pixel 2XL.
How To Remap/customize the Active Edge Squeeze function on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
Before you begin:
Your device must be charged above 60% to avoid shut down during the process.
Create a Nandroid backup, follow this guide.
Process to customize the Active edge Squeeze feature on Pixel 2/Pixel 2XL
Install the appropriate Magisk Module via Magisk Manager.
Download latest Magisk Manager and install in on your device as normal APK. Here
How to install Magisk Module zip via Magisk Manager
Now install the Magisk Module zip file for both devices via Magisk Manager.
Open the Magisk Manager App, in the app’s interface tap on the Menu icon in the top left corner > then Modules.
Then tap on the Big Yellow Plus “+” button at the bottom.
Now choose the Magisk Module zip file and tap “Install”.
Once the flashing process is done simple, tap on ‘Reboot’ to restart your device so that settings may change effects.
Install Edge Sense Plus app:
Once done with the installation process, download the “Edge Sense Plus” app from Google Play.
Open the app and start customizing the Active edge Squeeze feature on your Pixel 2/Pixel 2 XL as per your choice.
Cheers! Give us your feedback and stay tuned for more tips and tricks.
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