How to Get Android N Double Tap Recents Gesture on Lollipop & Marshmallow (Quickly Switch Between Current App & Last Used App)

The recently unveiled Android N developer preview brings several new awesome features and one among them was double tap Recents gesture. By just double tapping on the Recents button will quickly switch to last used app. You can quickly switch between current app and last used app using this gesture – an awesome feature and great for multitasking.

In this tutorial, we show you how to get Android N’s double tap Recents gesture on Android Lollipop and Marshmallow. With this gesture, you can switch between last used app and current app quickly. However, to get this feature your device should have root access and Xposed Framework installed.

Developed by the XDA developer MrWasdennnoch, the “Android N-ify” Xposed module brings Android N best features to Lollipop and Marshmallow. Currently this module only supports two features of Android N – “Double-tap recents to switch last used app” and “Settings dashboard subtitles”. The app developer will add more features later.

Below are the proposed Android N features that the Android N-ify brings to Android Lollipop and Marshmallow.

– avigation draver in Settings
– Use recents button to navigate through recents
– Doze mode even when device is moving
– Emergency info on lockscreen
– Night mode
– New notifications layout

Android N-ify Xposed module Installation Guide

1. Android N-ify is a beta version and experimental.It only supports Android Lollipop and Marshmallow. And, as you know, for installing this module, Xposed framework [details] must be installed on your phone.

2. Download the ‘Android N-ifys’ Xposed module APK [HERE] and install just like any APK file.

3. Launch the Xposed Installer and go to the “Modules” section. Enable the Android N-ify module by checking the checkbox and Reboot your phone. (Source – XDA)

Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.

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