How to hide and show the Galaxy S8 navigation bar
by Daniel Petrov / Aug 03, 2017, 9:17 AM
Samsung included plenty of customization options for its new, virtual navbar at the bottom of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. With the ability to rearrange the on-screen keys' order, or to change the color, the new Experience UI looks like something out of a modded ROM, or an Android overlay coming from China. In any case, those features were more than welcome, but Samsung piled on with its subsequent software updates, giving us the option to easily show and hide the navbar itself in all apps, except the homecreen or app drawer, of course. Here's what you need to do to play hide and seek on your S8 or S8+.
Galaxy S8 and S8+, go to Settings>Display>Navigation bar, and turn on the new "Show and hide button" option;1. If you have the latest updates installed on your
2. A small dot will appear in the left corner of the navbar.;
3. Tap on the dot to hide the navbar in any app you like, it will reappear once you go back to the home screen.
- Display 5.8" 1440 x 2960 pixels
- Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2350 MHz
- Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
- Battery 3000 mAh(30h talk time)
Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016
Thanks for the tip (though I knew it already).
posted on Aug 03, 2017, 9:20 AM 0
Posts: 146; Member since: Nov 06, 2011
My ATT SGS8+ doesn't have this feature available, and yes I'm on the latest firmware. Freaking ATT, always late with everything ...
posted on Aug 03, 2017, 4:38 PM 0
Send a warning to post author
Send a warning to Selected user.
The user has 0 warnings currently.
Next warning will result in ban!
Ban user and delete all posts
Message to PhoneArena moderator (optional):