Navigation Bar Settings on Samsung Mobile Device

Last Update Date : May 07. 2018

The Navigation bar is the home of the Recent Apps, Home, and Back buttons, which are tools that help you navigate your phone.

Navigation Bar
1 Show and hide button.
2 Recents button
3 Home button
4 Back button

You can customize the navigation bar so it always appears or hides when you are not using it. Or, skip your lock screen by turning on Unlock with the Home button.

View the home button and navigation bar

The Home button and the navigation bar may disappear while using certain apps or functions.

To view them swipe upwards from the bottom of the screen.

You can also hard press the Home button to access the Home screen even when the Home button is not displayed.

Navigation Home button

Hide the navigation bar while using apps in full screen mode

Using the Show and hide button at the left side of the navigation bar, you can set the navigation bar to be hidden or pinned on the screen when you use apps or features.


 On the Home screen, the navigation bar will always be shown and the Show and hide button will not appear. 


If you want to view files or use apps in full screen, double-tap the Show and hide button to hide the navigation bar.

Navigation Bar

Unlock with Home button

Hard press the Home button while the screen is off to skip the Lock screen and go directly to the Home screen.

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