How To Enable Three-Button Navigation Menu In Android

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How to enable three-button navigation menus in Android

Recently Android is pushing user towards adapting to full-screen navigation. With the new android update (android Q), they make gesture navigation is the only option for navigation. However, gesture navigation cause conflict with so many apps that already use swiping from the edge for app navigation. Sometimes simple swiping over display falsely recognized as a gesture. The unexpected app switching and closing of apps are annoying. Even google will admit that most of the user hate gesture navigation as it now.  Is there a way to get back classic three-button navigation?

Enabling of iconic 3-button navigation in Android

Thankfully Google does not force to use gesture navigation with their Android 10 updates. Even though they make 2 button navigation as the default one, they allow the user to select three-button navigation if they wanted. Here is how to enable 3-button navigation in Android.
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1. Open your phone's Settings.


2. Go to System > Gestures > System navigation.

In older version (android 9), Go to System > Gestures > Swipe up on Home button.

system gusture

It will show the following option:
Gesture navigation: No buttons.
2-button navigation: Two buttons for Home and Back.
3-button navigation: Three buttons for the Home, Back, and Switch app

gesture navigation

3. Choose 3-button navigation

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  1. Thank you so much for this !!!!

  2. I couldn't find the system navigation option on my phone