“The new toggle lets users quickly switch between navigation buttons and full-screen gestures”
Samsung has been adding features and changes to the Android 9 Pie-based One UI beta custom skin for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9 ever since it was rolled out. Now the latest Galaxy S9 beta (software version XXU2ZRLF) has brought along a new toggle for the status bar on One UI beta. The quick toggle lets users switch between navigation buttons and the full-screen gestures that were brought with Android Pie to Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy Note 9.
The full-screen gestures were introduced on Android devices with the launch of Android Pie. Samsung Galaxy devices received the same with the rollout of One UI last month and is limited to flagship smartphones for now, that too in beta version. The feature has been added for users to avoid navigation buttons in order to have access to the full display of the phone. Users often find the navigation buttons on smartphones annoying as they take up some part of the screen. Till now, users had to go to the phone’s display settings to switch between navigation buttons and full-screen gestures.
The feature, even though a minor update, will definitely make it easier for users to switch between navigation options as per their requirement. It will provide a faster option to switch between navigation buttons and full-screen gestures. Users can swipe to the second page of quick toggles in the status bar to find the ‘Navigation Bar’ and switch between navigation options. The feature has only been rolled out to the Samsung Galaxy S9 as of now, and is expected to roll out to other phones later.