What is the navigation bar and how to use it?

You can easily navigate between different screens and apps using the navigation bar at the bottom of the screen. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ soft buttons offer a smooth and natural user experience, allowing you to find what you are looking for with only a few taps.

What is the navigation bar and how to use it
1 Show and hide button.
2 Recents button.
3 Home button.
4 Back button.

If you would like to hide or unhide the navigation bar using different apps, please follow the steps below.

How to 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 use the Home button without showing the navigation bar, just press the Home button area.

How to view the home button and navigation bar

How to 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.

How to hide the navigation bar while using apps in full screen mode

To show the navigation bar again, drag upwards from the bottom of the screen.

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