Galaxy Note8: How Can I view/hide the navigation bar?

Last Update Date : Apr 12. 2018

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


To view the Home button and the navigation bar, drag upwards from the bottom of the screen.



To show the navigation bar, swipe inward

Hard press the Home button area to use the Home button when watching videos in full screen.
You can use the Home button even without showing the navigation


view the home button 






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.
The navigation bar is pinned
by default.


Double tap this button to



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

 to hide the navigation bar.


Double tap this button again to



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


• On certain screens, such as the Home screen, the navigation bar will always be shown
the Show and hide button will not appear.


• Even after you pin the navigation bar, it can be hidden while using some apps or features,
such as a video player.



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