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Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Switch Navigation Buttons Position in Android 7.0 Nougat

The navigation buttons in Samsung Galaxy S8 is now be the on-screen buttons and can be customised to suit your need, one of which is now you can swap the recents and back buttons position on the navigation bar. By default, the recents button is on the left side of the home button and the back button is on the right side. Swapping those two buttons position will help you use your Samsung Galaxy S8 with more easily especially if you have just come from or often switch with other phones that have different navigation buttons position.


How to switch the position of the navigation buttons?
As the example, we'll change the navigation buttons position from the default Recents-Home-Back to Back-Home-Recents by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Tap Display.
Scroll down the screen to find Navigation bar and then tap it.
Tap Button layout and then select Back-Home-Recents.
The navig…

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Enable and Use Unlock with Home Button Feature in Android 7.0 Nougat

Lock screen is basically designed for security reason, such as to prevent unauthorised people from accessing your phone or accidental screen touching that can make an unwanted call or open an app while your phone is in your pocket or bag. If needed, you can simplify the way you use your phone without you have to lose those lock screen functions by using the unlock with home button feature in your Samsung Galaxy S8. When this feature is enabled, you can skip the lock screen and go directly to the home screen by hard pressing the home button while the screen is off.


How to enable the unlock with home button feature?
You have to enable this feature first before you can use the home button to unlock the screen by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Tap Display.
Scroll down the screen to find Navigation bar and then tap it.
Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Unlock with Home button to e…

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Change Navigation Bar Background Color in Android 7.0 Nougat

In Samsung Galaxy S8, all navigation keys are soft keys. The best part of it is the navigation bar where those soft keys are placed in can now be customised to suit your need. One of which is you can change its background color to another provided color in case you're bored with the current one, want to have a brighter or darker navigation bar for easier access, etc.


How to change the background color of the navigation bar?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Tap Display.
Scroll down the screen to find Navigation bar and then tap it.
Tap the required color you want to use for the background of the navigation bar.
Now, the background color of the navigation bar will be the color you set it. However, you have to remember that the navigation bar will keep using the default background color when you're in home screen, apps screen, and in some other apps.

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Fix Cannot Find the Show and Hide Navigation Bar Button in Android 7.0 Nougat

By default, the show and hide navigation bar button is enable and can be found in the left side of the navigation bar in your Samsung Galaxy S8. You can use this button to show the navigation bar so you can easily use it to navigate your phone or auto-hide the navigation bar so you can reclaim its space to display content in your phone for a more immersive experience with your phone's gorgeous screen. If you cannot find this button, it may has been disabled accidentally so you just need to enable it to get it back in your bar.


How to enable the show and hide navigation bar button?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Tap Display. Scroll down the screen to find Navigation bar and then tap it.
Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Show and hide button to enable or disable this option. The ON/OFF switch turns when it's enabled.
Now, the show and hide navigation ba…

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Use Fingerprints when Purchasing Items on Samsung Services in Android 7.0 Nougat

When you have registered fingerprints in your Samsung Galaxy S8, you can use it as an alternative way to confirm your identity when purchasing items on Samsung services instead of your Samsung account password. It's simple and easy because you just need to place a finger that you have registered before on the sensor. No more entering wrong password issue especially if yours is a complicated one.


How to use fingerprints when purchasing items on Samsung services?
Assuming that you have an Internet connection, you can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Tap Lock screen and security.
Tap Fingerprint scanner.
Perform your current screen lock to confirm your identity. As the example, if your current screen lock type is set to pattern, draw your pattern to confirm your identity.
Tap Samsung account.
Enter your Samsung account password and then tap Confirm button.
If you ha…

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Use Fingerprints as Alternative Screen Lock in Android 7.0 Nougat

If you have registered fingerprints in your Samsung Galaxy S8, you can set it as an alternative screen lock so you can use your fingerprints to unlock the screen instead of your current screen lock. Fingerprint unlock is a relatively secure screen lock method because it uses the unique characteristics of each fingerprint but simple because you just need to place your finger that you have registered before on the sensor to unlock the screen.


How to use fingerprints as an alternative screen lock?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Tap Lock screen and security.
Tap Screen lock type.
Perform your current screen lock. As the example, if your current screen lock is set to pattern, draw the pattern to confirm your identity.
Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Fingerprints to enable or disable it. When the switch turns means the fingerprint unlock feature is enabled.
Press …

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Register Fingerprints in Android 7.0 Nougat

In Samsung Galaxy S8, you can register multiple fingerprints that you can use for some purposes, e.g., as an alternative screen lock so you can use your fingerprints to unlock the screen instead of your current screen lock type, as an alternative way to verify your identity when logging in to your Samsung account so you can use your fingerprints instead of your Samsung account password, to use the fingerprint sensor gesture feature so you can use fingerprints to open up or close the notification panel, etc.


How to register fingerprints?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Tap Lock screen and security.
Tap Fingerprint scanner.
Perform your current screen lock. As the example, if your current screen lock is set to pattern, draw your pattern to confirm your identity.
Place a finger you want to register to on the fingerprint sensor(it's located in the right sid…