Published On: Thu, Feb 2nd, 2017

Nexus 5X Gets Pixel’s ‘Swipe For Notifications’ Fingerprint Gesture With Android 7.1.2

Google’s Pixel lineup came out with many facilities that done Nexus owners wishing for more. One of a appealing Pixel facilities was “Swipe for notifications,” that offers a ability to entrance presentation row by swiping down on a fingerprint scanner located during a back. It looks like Nexus 5X have got their wish granted. A news by 9 to 5 Google suggests that beta chronicle of Android 7.1.2 brings Pixel’s fingerprint underline onboard for Nexus 5X.

The “Swipe for notifications” underline is a nifty one as it can save users from unlocking a device and afterwards swiping down a presentation row from a home page. With this feature, we can entrance a presentation row with only one step – appropriate down on a fingerprint scanner to move a presentation row down and appropriate adult to hurl it back. Nexus 5X owners can capacitate a underline by going to a Settings menu and selecting “Moves” from a options.

Now that Nexus 5X is removing a refurbish for bringing a new feature, we consider that Nexus 6P competence also get it in a entrance weeks. Both a Nexus inclination – Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P use a same fingerprint sensor that is embedded into Pixel. However, Pixel’s fingerprint sensor has a opposite firmware setup that offering presentation underline out-of-the-box. It means that Google worked tough on a Android 7.1.2 refurbish for a Nexus 5X to move a same functionality aboard.

At a time when Google rolled out a Android 7.1 update, many Nexus users were not happy as it did not move a fingerprint appropriate functionality. Now with a Android 7.1.2 update, Google is creation adult for a check on Nexus 5X. Even nonetheless Google has not nonetheless done it transparent either a same refurbish will hurl out to Nexus 6P, though we are utterly carefree that earlier or later, Nexus 6P users will get it. Android developer preview Android 7.1.2 is nonetheless to entrance on Nexus 6P, and when it becomes available, afterwards we competence get to see a same underline entrance with it.

Regarding a Android 7.1.2 update, Google rolled it out a beta chronicle of Pixel XL yesterday. The bureau images for Nexus 5X were expelled today, users can download it from here.


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