Skip to content

4 Ways to Add Double or Triple Back Tap on Android Phone

Back Tap has been a popular feature on iPhones where you can double tap on the back of your phone to perform a desired action like turning on the flashlight, or camera, launching an app, etc. This feature is also present on some Android phones, i.e., Google Pixel phones, too for good. However, in this read, we will guide you to add the double/triple Back Tap feature on any Android phone.

backtap oneplus

How to Add Double/Triple Back Tap on Any Android Phone

Here are the easy ways by which you can add double/triple back tap on any Android phone.

Using BackTap on Pixel Smartphones

Back tap on Android phones was introduced by Google, on the Pixel 4, as an in-built feature. Here’s the easy way to enable it on your Google Pixel phone.

1. Go to Settings on your Pixel and locate System settings.

2. Under System settings, go to Gestures.

back tap on android pixel

3. Now, tap on Quick Tap to Start Actions.

back tap on android pixel

4. Here, Enable the toggle for Quick Tap and choose the actions.

back tap on android pixel

5. You can also customize your preferences to open individual apps using back tap.

back tap on android

Get Back Tap on Samsung Phones Using RegiStar

While there is no such built-in method as of now to enable back tap on Samsung smartphones, you can some apps from the Galaxy store and enable it. Here’s how:

1. Download the ‘GoodLock app‘ from the Galaxy Store if you haven’t already and open it.

2. Under the Life Up tab, search RegiStar and download it.

back tap on android samsung phones

3. Launch RegiStar and go to the BackTap action.

4. Here, enable the toggle to activate it.

back tap on android samsung phones

5. You can also customize your preferred action for the same.

back tap on android samsung phones

Using Backtap on Xiaomi Smartphones

Similarly, premium phones from Xiaomi also come with a built-in back tap feature. Follow the steps below to enable the same.

1. Navigate to Additional Settings under the Settings app on your Xiaomi phone.

2. Here, go to Gesture Shortcuts.

3. Now, click on the Back tap option.

back tap on android xiaomi phones

4. Here, you can set a Double Back tap or Triple Back tap action depending on your use case.

back tap on android xiaomi phones

5. Assign your preferred Back tap action.

back tap on android xiaomi phones

Using Tap Tap

In the case of all other smartphones, you can use the Tap Tap app. It is a third-party app that works on almost all Android phones with accelerometer and gyroscope support. Here’s how you can use the same.

1. Download and install the Tap Tap app from the XDA Developers website.

2. Launch the app and enable the toggle for Enable Tap Tap.

back tap on any android phone

3. Now, set the Double tap and the Triple tap action according to your preference.

back tap on any android phone

Do note that you may need to grant some permissions that are prompted in order for the app to work properly.

Wrapping Up

These are some of the ways to easily enable the Back tap feature on almost all Android phones. We hope the article helped you achieve the same. If you found this guide useful, share it with your friends, and check out more tech tips and tricks linked below. Stay tuned to GadgetsToUse for more such tips and tricks.

Also, Read the following: 

You can also follow us for instant tech news at Google News or for tips and tricks, smartphones & gadgets reviews, join GadgetsToUse Telegram Group or for the latest review videos subscribe GadgetsToUse YouTube Channel.

nv-author-image

Rohan Jhajharia

Rohan is an engineer by qualification and a techie by heart. He is highly passionate about gadgets and has been covering technology for over half a decade, specializing in smartwatches and audio products. He has a keen interest in mechanical watches & loves to watch Formula 1. You can reach out to him at [email protected]