Sidebar Pro

Sidebar Pro


Sidebar Pro - Brilliant multitasking & task management on Android

"Minimalistic, non-intrusive, and very functional" - XDA Developer TV

"The greatest discovery you will make" - Android Authority

It's fast, functional, fluid, and customizable to your liking. Populate the sidebar with your favorite apps, and simply swipe in from the edge of the screen to gain instant access to the apps you use most. Simple - yet elegant.

Features
- Pin as many apps & toggles to the Sidebar
- Live running apps and running indicators
- Task management allows killing running apps (swipe running apps out to kill them)
- Customized colors, opacity, sizes, and positions
- Starts on boot
- Minimal RAM fingerprint and affect on battery life
- Ongoing notification can be disabled(4.1+) / made invisible
- Many widgets to choose from (Home, App Drawer, Wi-Fi, Mobile Data, Bluetooth, GPS, Sound, Rotation, Brightness, Torch, Play/Pause/Skip music)

Sidebar Pro
Sidebar Pro lifts the limitations put on the lite version and opens access to new customizability as well as functionality - elevating sidebar, to its most impeccable and pure state.
Sidebar Pro offers the full set of features.

These include:
- Unlimited items!
- Right side swipe!
- Live Running apps!
- Live Running indicators!
- Task Management!
- Lock items!
- Custom icons!
- Full settings!
- Adjust width!
- Adjust opacity!
- Choose color scheme!
- Disable notification! (Hidden by default on rooted devices)

Development
Sidebar is in constant development. Development began as soon as the idea stemmed well before the debut of Ubuntu Phone and recent such apps. The developer ensures a smooth and polished experience. User experience & simplicity are key tp making Sidebar the perfect multitasking app for Android. Follow the development on XDA: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2152373

Awards
- Sidebar won Best Application at CodeDay Seattle hosted by StudentRND.
- Sidebar was showcased on the front page of XDA as well as on XDA TV
- Sidebar was also the best among Android Authority's Top 7 Apps of the week
- Sidebar was reviewed by AddictiveTips
- Sidebar was reviewed by LifeHacker
- Sidebar won the showdown with a competitor on XDA TV!

The Notification
It prevents Android from killing Sidebar. Without it, sidebar could not run forever in the foreground and would eventually be closed.

Permissions
Camera: The torch widget requires full access to the camera in order to function.
Network: The toggles for Wi-Fi and Mobile Network require network permissions
Kill Background Processes: Task management on Sidebar requires this permission (swipe running apps away to kill them)

Recent changes:
Update 4.4
- New tutorial
- Notification hidden by default on rooted devices
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$1.99
84
4.2
User ratings
2123
Installs
10,000+
Concerns
0
File size
781 kb
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About Sidebar Pro
Sidebar Pro - Brilliant multitasking & task management on Android

"Minimalistic, non-intrusive, and very functional" - XDA Developer TV

"The greatest discovery you will make" - Android Authority

It's fast, functional, fluid, and customizable to your liking. Populate the sidebar with your favorite apps, and simply swipe in from the edge of the screen to gain instant access to the apps you use most. Simple - yet elegant.

Features
- Pin as many apps & toggles to the Sidebar
- Live running apps and running indicators
- Task management allows killing running apps (swipe running apps out to kill them)
- Customized colors, opacity, sizes, and positions
- Starts on boot
- Minimal RAM fingerprint and affect on battery life
- Ongoing notification can be disabled(4.1+) / made invisible
- Many widgets to choose from (Home, App Drawer, Wi-Fi, Mobile Data, Bluetooth, GPS, Sound, Rotation, Brightness, Torch, Play/Pause/Skip music)

Sidebar Pro
Sidebar Pro lifts the limitations put on the lite version and opens access to new customizability as well as functionality - elevating sidebar, to its most impeccable and pure state.
Sidebar Pro offers the full set of features.

These include:
- Unlimited items!
- Right side swipe!
- Live Running apps!
- Live Running indicators!
- Task Management!
- Lock items!
- Custom icons!
- Full settings!
- Adjust width!
- Adjust opacity!
- Choose color scheme!
- Disable notification! (Hidden by default on rooted devices)

Development
Sidebar is in constant development. Development began as soon as the idea stemmed well before the debut of Ubuntu Phone and recent such apps. The developer ensures a smooth and polished experience. User experience & simplicity are key tp making Sidebar the perfect multitasking app for Android. Follow the development on XDA: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2152373

Awards
- Sidebar won Best Application at CodeDay Seattle hosted by StudentRND.
- Sidebar was showcased on the front page of XDA as well as on XDA TV
- Sidebar was also the best among Android Authority's Top 7 Apps of the week
- Sidebar was reviewed by AddictiveTips
- Sidebar was reviewed by LifeHacker
- Sidebar won the showdown with a competitor on XDA TV!

The Notification
It prevents Android from killing Sidebar. Without it, sidebar could not run forever in the foreground and would eventually be closed.

Permissions
Camera: The torch widget requires full access to the camera in order to function.
Network: The toggles for Wi-Fi and Mobile Network require network permissions
Kill Background Processes: Task management on Sidebar requires this permission (swipe running apps away to kill them)

Recent changes:
Update 4.4
- New tutorial
- Notification hidden by default on rooted devices

User reviews of Sidebar Pro
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
4 days ago
Rubbish Stole the money and vanished. No updates!
A Google User
May 20, 2015
Missing features and bugs It'd be great if you could arrange the apps and the running apps/indicator isn't working either. It also needs an auto hide function. I can leave or turn the screen off and back on and it'll still popped out? I expected more considering this costs money.
A Google User
May 15, 2015
Sidebar Pro Nice idea works good when you can slide out on home screen. 9 out of 10 times doesn't work on my droid maxx.
A Google User
May 14, 2015
I DITCHED THIS FOR ... Two of my favorite separate launchers: Home Button Launcher & Wave Launcher. These have much more settings like shortcuts, widgets, & very cool customization features — ALL FOR FREE !
A Google User
May 12, 2015
Excellent, but.... Definitely need to be able to organize the app order AND set the default scroll position when sidebar is opened. As it stands you can kind of organize by deleting everything and then adding each app in backwards order of preference (not easy unless you write it down). Still, when you swipe it open the least preferred app is at the very top so you have to scroll the sidebar to reach the very bottom. Continuous scrolling would be great for one handed operation.
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