How do I personalise the Navigation bar?

Last Update date : Mar 24. 2021
Navigation Bar

The Navigation bar settings allows you to change the order or background colour of the Home, Back, and Recents buttons, or adjust the sensitivtiy of the Home button. Tap on the below drop down menus to learn how to customise your Navigation bar on your Samsung device.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary.

Steps for Android OS Version 11.0 (R)
1 Go to the Settings menu > Display
Select Display
2 Scroll down and tap on Navigation bar.
Scroll down and tap on navigation bar
3 Choose your preferred Navigation Type. You can either allow the Navigation buttons to be permanently displaced on the screen or hide them by selecting Full Screen Gestures
customise your navigation bar layout
4 If you have selected Full screen gestures and would like to futher customise your navigation bar, select More options
Select More Options
5 Choose between Swipe from bottom or Swipe from sides and bottom and customise your back gesture sensitivity
customise Full Screen gestures
Steps for Android OS Version 10.0 (Q)
1 Go to the Settings menu > Display.
Head into your Settings > Display
2 Scroll down and tap on Navigation bar.
Scroll down and tap on navigation bar
3 Choose your preferred Navigation Type. You can either allow the Navigation buttons to be permanently displaced on the screen or hide them by selecting Full Screen Gestures.
customise your navigation bar layout
4 If you have selected Full screen gestures and would like to futher customise your navigation bar, select More options
Select More Options
5 Choose between Swipe from bottom or Swipe from sides and bottom and customise your back gesture sensitivity
customise Full Screen gestures
Steps for Android OS Version 9.0 (Pie)
1 Go to the Settings menu > Display.
got to settings > display
2 Scroll down and tap on Navigation bar.
scroll down and tap on navigation bar
3 Choose your preferred Navigation Type.

You can either allow the Navigation buttons to be permanently displaced on the screen or hide them by selecting Full Screen Gestures.
customise your navigation bar layout

Please note: Galaxy phones operating on Android 9.0 (Pie) are unable to customise the colour of the navigation bar. 

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