Assistant Shortcuts

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With Assistant Shortcuts, it's possible to adjust your assistant button on your phone to a command without root!. You can, for example, view your notifications by calling your assistant.

This app makes it easy for people with disabilities to perform actions without reaching the top of the screen.

This app was developed in mind after OnePlus added the functionality of activating Google Assistant from the power button.

• Switch to last used app
• Put phone to sleep*
• Press back button
• Open recents screen
• Go to home button
• Toggle between split-screen mode (Android N+ required)
• Open notification panel
• Open Quick-settings panel
• Take screenshot (Android P+ required)
• Toggle flashlight
• Toggle rotation lock
• Launch any installed app
• Draw a quick note for yourself
• Toggle between ring,vibrate and silent mode

*Locking the phone on Android Oreo and lower required device admin permissions

What permission Assistant Shortcuts ask for and why:
• Accessibility: Used for performing gestures such as back, power menu and pull down notification

You can become a supporter by donating through the app or by watching ads
Supporters receive an extra bonus but the main functionality is and will remain available to everyone.
No ads are displayed in the app

My app got featured at:
• XDA-Developers
• Android Authority
• Android Police
• Androidphoria
• Androidandme
• Androidout
• Gadgetgig
• seo-michael
• StatusAndroid HD
• Seedroid
• Topes de Gama Plus
• And more! :D

The app is not working
some manufacturers ship their phones with a heavy modified version of Android. I cannot guarantee the working of the app on those devices.

Note for Samsung and LG stock ROM users
Some LG or Samsung devices have a hardware button for calling assistant. However, these buttons are not compatible with this app. This is because LG and Samsung call a specific assistant instead of the default assistant. Long holding the home button will still work.

For support
Did you found any problems? Do you want me to add a feature? Or contact me for any other reason? No problem!
You can send an email to or create a ticket at

You can also contact me on the following platforms:

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What's New

For people having problems with uninstalling the app. There is a dedicated option in the menu to uninstall the app now.
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Additional Information

March 25, 2019
Current Version
1.4.1 | 03/25/2019
Requires Android
6.0 and up
Content Rating
Interactive Elements
In-App Purchases
In-app Products
$0.99 - $6.99 per item
Offered By
Professor Eykmanweg 11, 5144 ND Waalwijk, The Netherlands
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