How to add Music Visualizer to Navigation Bar on Android

Are you someone who listens to music regularly on your smartphone and wish you could display something interesting on your phone apart from the Now Playing notification? If the answer to both questions is yes, then you can add Music Visualizer to the navigation bar of your Android smartphone that really looks cool. You can add the visualizer even if you don’t use Navigation bar buttons.

You can turn Music beats into a part of customization that makes your Phone look cool. Visualizer is something that makes everything interesting, no matter where it is displayed. For this customization, we will be adding the Visualizer at the bottom of the phone also known as Navigation Bar. For this Customization you don’t need root access. If you are up for this type of customization, read on.

Add Music Visualizer to Navigation Bar Android

Now, this sort of customization requires you to install an app from the Google Play Store.

Add a Music Visualizer Animation to the Navigation Bar

The app in question for the music visualizer for your navigation bar is called Muviz. The app has many music visualizers that you can choose from. Additionally, if you want, you can also create and customize your visualizer. Let’s get started.

Download and Setup the Muviz App

First, we need to install the Muviz app from Google Play Store. Here is how you do it.

  1. Open the Google Play Store app on your Android smartphone.
  2. Tap on the search bar and type in Muviz. In the result you should see the Muviz app with a green icon.
  3. Tap on the install button to download and install the app to your Android smartphone.
  4. In a few moments, the app will be installed on your smartphone.
  5. Launch the app. You will be asked to grant permission for recording audio and drawing over other apps.
Add Music Visualizer to Navigation Bar Android

The app works on Android devices running Android 5 and newer. Also, you do not need any root access to get this app to work. Most importantly, you can enable the visualizer even if you do not use a navigation bar on your phone.

Use the App to Add Visualizer

Add Music Visualizer to Navigation Bar Android
  1. You will see the visualizer play at the bottom of your screen.
  2. If the navigation bar is covering it, you can adjust the position according to your choice.
  3. On the main screen of the app, you will see a ton of visualizers.
  4. Simply tap on the one that you like and then tap on Apply.
  5. If you want to create your visualizer, you can do that by tapping on the + icon in the top left corner of the main screen.
  6. You can customize various elements of the layers such as shape, color, size, height, spread, and transparency.
Add Visualizer Animation to Navigation Bar Android

Customize the Visualizer Animation

When you have selected the type of visualizer or created your own and applied it, there are a few things that you need to enable to ensure that it works perfectly.

Add Visualizer Animation to Navigation Bar Android
  1. Tap on the Settings icon in the top right corner to open Settings page.
  2. On this page, you can customize the frame rate, audio response rate as well as the height of the bars.
  3. Once you are done with everything, simply pick the media player of your choice and play your media.
  4. The visualizer bars will now play according to the audio.

This concludes the guide on how you can add a music visualizer to your Android’s navigation bar. Even if you do not use a navigation bar, the visualizer will still be active. You can even switch up the status bar if you like. What do you think about this app? Is it something that gives your phone a nice touch? Let us know about it in the comments section below.

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