Twitter Blue has lastly began letting subscribers on Android customise the app’s navigation bar. The characteristic, which was beforehand obtainable solely on iOS, helps you to do away with the Areas icon that’s smack-dab in the midst of your navigation bar (and naturally, take away a few of the different tabs if you would like, too).
With customized navigation, you may scale back the variety of displayed tabs to as few as two, or hold all 5 that seem by default — useful should you’re uninterested in stretching your finger over the Areas tab simply to get to your DMs and notifications. Twitter first began testing the Areas tab on iOS final yr and rolled out the tab on Android in Might, which appeared to solely give extra inconvenienced customers a cause to join the $2.99 / month Blue subscription launched final yr.
However Blue can’t save us from each characteristic that’s cluttering up the app. Twitter introduced final week that it’s going to begin together with extra info within the banner that exhibits energetic Areas on the very prime of your timeline. Whereas there nonetheless isn’t a setting to show this banner off solely (neither free of charge or Blue subscribers), it can now present who’s internet hosting the Area, who shares a tweet within the Area, in addition to related Subjects.