How to use your volume buttons as a custom shortcut

How to use your volume buttons as a custom shortcut

Do you remember Pressy, the customizable button to add any shortcut to your smartphone? Well we have found better: a free application, which you can set shortcuts as you wish. Follow the guide to see how it works!

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And if your volume button became a shortcut to take a picture for example? / AndroidPIT

QuickClick is a free application that allows you to create custom shortcuts from your volume buttons: many combinations are possible. You can launch your flashlight with a simple touch, or take a picture, call a contact in particular … And these are just a few examples!

How did it work?

The only difficulty of QuickClick lies in the fact that it is only in English. For the rest, it's a breeze.

  • Open the application, and click Create a new action.
  • Choose one of the proposed actions from the list below.
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  • Then create a custom schema using the two volume buttons. For example here: a volume – and then volume +, then volume – will launch the photo application.
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  • Then click on Ready then Finishand it's over!

You can create multiple shortcuts as you wish. The combinations are almost infinite! Be careful though: some actions will only work from a defined application.

Want even more shortcuts? Follow our tutorial How to display your notifications without pressing the power button!

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