AssistiveTouch has been one of the standard features built into iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad. It is a floating on-screen button that you can drag to any edge of the screen and use for gestures and device controls, like adjust volume, take a screenshot, turn off the device, press the Home button and more.
Unfortunately the Android system does not have this feature built in but there are a few third-party apps that you can install for free and get about the same features as on iOS devices.
Among those inspired by Apple's AssistiveTouch, EasyTouch stands out for its clean and practical design. It has now become popular and widely used, undeniably a great convenient tool.
With this smart and handy app, you can operate Android devices easily at your fingertips, rely less on the icons that spread across homescreens, and reduce needs to press physical buttons so frequently.
For example, to lock and turn off the screen, just tap the on-screen button "Lock Screen" from EasyTouch, rather than push the hardware power button. Remember, the less often you press hardware buttons, the more you actually protect them.
Built to ease controls, EasyTouch has easy switches to turn on or off your mobile data, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, flash light, or adjust volume and screen brightness. It also has a built-in memory cleaner to boost your device speed and save the storage space.
As a side note, when you use EasyTouch to lock the screen, the Android system will prompt you to activate this app as device administrator for this particular feature to work. After activation, you will also be prompted to deactivate it when you want to uninstall this app.
All in all, it is an excellent app to empower your smartphone or tablet. To get an idea how this tool works, watch this official video from the developer:
EasyTouch (Holo Style)
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