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Navigation bar is a bar to navigate between the apps and the system. Use this tag for issues that affect the whole navigation bar, otherwise use its underlying components: [back-button], [home-button], or [recent-app-list].

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How to disable auto hide navigation bar in cyanogenmod 11?

The navigation bar is automatically hidden in Cyanogenmod 11. Maybe it's a good idea but my tablet case does not let me swipe from bottom to show it. Is there a way to prevent a navigation bar from ...
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Enable On-screen navigation in CM12 (Lollipop) using shell?

Device: OnePlus One (OPO); running CM12, is rooted, and has Xposed Framework installed. I need to enable On-screen navigation (it disables Hardware (HW) keys and shows soft keys at the screen; like ...
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How to disable bottom app toolbar on Samsung Tab running Android 12?

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite and until today the system toolbar (placed at the bottom of every app) consisted of 3 navigational soft buttons. Those buttons were centered and easy to access With ...
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Nexus 4 Nav soft-keys not responding

On my Nexus 4 (Lollpop), the nav keys no longer respond when it is in portrait mode, and the q key no longer responds when it is in landscape mode. Here is the bug report. This has been discussed at ...
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How to prevent apps from entering immersive mode in portrait mode?

Some games in portrait mode will enter immersive mode automatically, and my navigation bar and notification bar will be hidded, and it is really annoying for me. Is there a way to prevent that from ...
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How can I enable double tap actions on navigation buttons?

Before the latest Android update, I was so happy with my double tap functionalities. I had something like double triangle -> bring down the panel with notification, double circle -> lock screen ...
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How to enable two button navigation on Android 9?

OK! This might sound silly, but it's a big problem for me. I have an IBall ITab Moviez Pro tablet running Android 9. Since it's Android 9, it should have an option to enable two button navigation. But ...
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Is there any way to disable or remove the [ T ] Tesco navigation button on a Hudl?

Some years ago we bought a Tesco Hudl (the first one, not a Hudl 2). It features a small Tesco button on the navigation bar. Its presence on the bar is not an issue but there is a problem where the ...
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Change color theme when battery saver mode is active

I'm using a Nexus 5 with stock ROM. When the battery saver mode activates, the notification and navigation bar's color turn to a bright orange. I find this color very distracting. Is it possible to ...
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How to reorder bottom navigation bar buttons?

Is there any way to reorder the soft buttons at the bottom navigation bar on Android? I have a tablet (Teclast X98, KitKat), which has the following layout: This layout is really bad, because the ...
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How to use application buttons that are under the usual on-screen buttons (Back/Home/Tiled apps)

Many sites show buttons to accept/reject the cookie policy at the bottom of the screen. But on my phone (Xiaomi Note 7, Android 10) this puts them under the on-screen-buttons: It seems that ...
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Get the size of the navigation bar using ADB

I want to know what is the size of the navigation bar in pixel using ADB. Using adb shell wm size gives the complete screen size instead of only the navigation bar. Is there any way to get it?
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Missing notification bar and navigation bar on an Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet

I turned on my Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet the other day, and some (but not all) of the bottom navigation bar buttons had disappeared. I rebooted, hoping that would clear up whatever caused it, but now ...
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"User 0" message displayed on notification bar of android KitKat

I recently upgraded my Lenovo P780 to kitkat and yesterday applied an update from Lenovo "P780_ROW_8G_S222_140817". After applying this update, I have started seeing text "User 0" in the notification ...
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What is "Navigation Bar" option on Unihertz Titan Pocket?

I have a Unihertz Titan Pocket, and when I hold the power button, I see an option for "Navigation bar". I've pressed it many times, but I don't see what it does. Does anyone know?
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Set navigation buttons back to old layout on Samsung tablet Android 13 [duplicate]

I have two Samsung Galaxy A8 Tablets. One runs Android 13, the other one 12. How do I get the navigation buttons on the bottom (not sure what they are called) back to the Android 12 layout? I don't ...
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Samsung A50's navigation bar hidden when it is inside a case

I apologize if this is a dumb question. I don't actually own an Android phone, just asking for a family member. The navigation bar in a Samsung A50 disappears when the phone is inside a wallet-type ...
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Force black navigation bar

The navigation bar at the bottom of my screen adapts with the app I'm using at any given time. This would be nice if it actually worked, but for some apps even while using dark theme the bar would ...
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Android Navigation Buttons Not Touchable On Top

My navigation buttons are not touchable at the top of them, just above their icons. I recorded a video of this issue, but it's too large to upload here, so I put it on YouTube. (https://youtu.be/...
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Navigation bar no longer hides in some games since Android 11

Since updating to Android 11, I've noticed some games I used to play no longer hide the navigation bar as expected. Some apps, however, work as expected. One game in question I have is Carmageddon, ...
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sysui_nav_bar element that does nothing? (create a dead spot on the navigation bar)

For accessibility reasons, I want to create a dead spot on the bottom right corner of an Android Pie phone (Xiaomi Mi A3) so that touching it does nothing. The phone comes with new style 2 button nav ...
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How to prevent navigation bar from being hidden, globally?

I know I can set some apps to not hide the navigation bar. But I would like to globally set that it should be shown by default. My Android is not rooted. Basically I want the old behaviour back in ...
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T9 TV box missing android features

The T9 TV box with android 8.1.0 came with a TV box focus. It has issues with a USB mouse and keyboard. The device came rooted. installed Null Keyboard to kill virtual keyboard installed Simple ...
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A grey stripe has appeared right above the nav bar

This morning after some regular use a grey stripe suddenly appeared right above the nav bar. The stripe follows the nav bar, so if I collapse the nav bar the stripe is moved down to the lower edge of ...
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White navigation bar Vs black

On an amoled display, in theory, shouldn't the navbar be black to reduce burn in? Then why are apps/phones starting to use white nav bars?
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Navigation bar becomes transparent in "recent apps" panel

My navigation bar becomes transparent in the recent apps panel, so it collides with the recent panel buttons at the bottom of the screen. How to fix this?
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YouTube app full screen cropped by navigation and notification bars persisting on screen

For whatever reason, Google thinks that it makes sense to bring out the navigation and notification bars along with the intrusive annotation that cannot be manually dismissed, then leave the bars ...
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Edit navigation bar (Soft Buttons)?

I just bought a low-end Android tablet (using Android 4.2.2), and it has 6 virtual buttons on the bottom of the screen : Home Apps Back Volume down Volume up Screenshot I don't need the last 3, ...
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Navigation bar disappears after system update on Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

I just received a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (GT-P3113TS) from school and oddly enough after playing with it just for several minutes, it wanted to update the OS. It ended up updating twice (one larger ...
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Lock tablet to run ONLY a webpage on chrome fullscreen

I have created a software for restaurants. Some restaurants have tablets on each table so that their customer can order food/drink without a waiter. I have finished coding my software, and now I have ...
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In LineageOS, how to remove the redundant navigation bar line?

I flashed NikGApps on LineageOS 20 on my Samsung Tab S6 Lite, with Pixel Launcher replacing Trebuchet. I get double lines in the navigation bar. The upper larger line seems to come from Google Pixel ...
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Oreo/Pixel2: Bottom Navigation Bar is no longer fading out

As long as I had my Pixel 2, the bottom navigation bar would not be displayed as long as an app was open. To get to the bar, you have to swipe it up from the bottom. Works fine for me, I like the ...
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How to disable the bottom bar on Samsung Galaxy Tab S9?

I am fond of using gestures instead of navigation buttons, because it gives me 100% of the screen for content. I have it turned on on my phone and until now had as well on my tablet. After the latest ...
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Amazon Fire 10 navigation bar missing, replaced with red line

My neighbor has lost the navigation bar on her Amazon Kindle Fire 10 (9th generation) and has a thick red line instead. She does not have the Gmail app. She has never enabled Alexa. "Show Mode&...
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Lenovo M8 Tab - how to auto hide 3 buttons navigation bar in Chrome fullscreen

I have selected 3 buttons navigation as System navigation in Settings on Lenovo M8 Tab with Android 10. Now I need it to hide automatically when not in use so that it is not visible in fulscreen ...
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cmd overlay enable <package name> resets to it's previous state after reboot

I'm trying to switch between gestural and threebutton navigation using cmd overlay enable com.android.internal.systemui.navbar.gestural and cmd overlay enable com.android.internal.systemui.navbar....
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How to view a web page in full screen? [duplicate]

I want to use my old phone as a dashboard for Home Assistant. To do this I would like to view a web page in full screen. With full screen I mean only show the web page itself with no address bar, no ...
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How can you stop apps from jacking around with the navigation buttons on Android 9?

This is a screenshot of my phone: The app in the screenshot has changed the foreground color of the navigation bar from what I set it to (white) to black, making it nearly invisible. It also added a ...
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Unable to see system navigation gesture setting

It appears that I don't have all the setting for gestures on my Android tablet. So that's how it looks on my tablet: https://i.sstatic.net/lhKMc.jpg That's how it should look like I believe: https://...
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How can I customize order of navigation buttons on Android 5 (or 6 if not possible)?

I saw a lot of tutorials where people talk about software called "Customize Navigation Bar" that requires at least Android 7.0. I wonder if it's possible to do it on Sony Xperia M5 that has only ...
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How can I darken the navigation bar when presenting slides with Google Slides?

How can I darken the navigation bar when presenting slides with Google Slides? For example in the following screenshot I want to have the white navigation bar on the right to be visible to be dark: ...
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How to move navigation bar to the right in landscape mode?

I just got a Pixel 2, running Android 9. I've noticed that when I turn my phone landscape, the soft keys always go to the "bottom" of the phone, which is sometimes on the left of the screen. I'm used ...
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Enable/disable navbar NO REBOOT

I am using Linage 16 and there I have got enable navbar setting. I want to enable navbar using Tasker program. I have read some info here: Enable On-screen navigation in CM12 (Lollipop) using shell? . ...
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How to hide navigation bar on home screen of Samsung J6

How to hide the navigation bar on home screen of Samsung J6?
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Strange navbar always on bottom of the screen

I have this problem for more than a month and I just can't find the problem that causes it. Can someone can help find the reason for it? Another problem with it is that you can't see it in the ...
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EMUI 5.0 is displaying orange navbar and notification bar even battery saving is turn off

What is the possible other cause for this? I believe this one should not be orange. I tried to restart it, turn it off still got orange bars. Please no factory reset answer.
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Change functionality of Navigation bar in Android M

I want to edit the functionality of my Navigation bar. I would like to change the "app switcher button" to "Switch to Last App" and long-press to be "app switcher button". I know this is doable with ...
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Change web browser and text message app in Huawei P30 Lite

On my Huamei P30 Lite, I am using Firefox as a web browser app and Silence as text message app. Although I changed the default app in the settings, I am not able to change the app in the bottom ...
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Hiding Navigation Bar in Android 5+

Is it possible to hide the navigation bar in the footer along with the status bar at the top when I use apps by default in Android 5+ or do I require a fullscreen app to enable myself to do this?
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