How to Change the Navigation Bar in Pixel 5

Want to get rid of gesture navigation on Pixels? Here’s how to change the navigation bar in Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G). By default set fully gesture navigation in your Google Pixel 5. You can change from full gesture to 3-button navigation on Pixel 5 and 4a using gestures settings. 2-button navigation button removed from the latest Pixels. Also, adjust back button sensitivity for the right edge & left edge when using full gesture navigation.

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Go to settings to change navigation on Google Pixel 5

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel from the top and tap the Settings gear icon.

System settings to change navigation bar button Pixel 5

Step 2: Scroll down at the end and tap the System.

Google Pixel 5 Gestures

Step 3: Tap on Gestures.

System Navigation Settings in Pixel 5

Step 4: Tap System navigation.

How to Change the Navigation Bar in Pixel 5 device

Step 5: Set Gesture navigation by default. You can see the above navigation bar button (Full-screen gesture) in your Pixel 5 and 4a.

How to Back 3 Button Navigation Bar Buttons on Google Pixel 5

Step 6: Choose 3-button navigation. You can see Back (Left side), Home, and Recent apps (Right side) buttons in your Pixel 5 & 4a.

Step 7: Choose Gesture navigation to activate a full navigation gesture again.

Back gesture navigaton settings in Pixel 5

Step 8: Tap the Settings gear icon to adjust the sensitivity of the back gesture.

Google Pixel 5 Back Sensitivity Settings

Step 9: Move the slider to set low or high back gesture sensitivity for the left edge or right edge in your Pixels.

How to Enable Swipe Fingerprint for Notifications on Google Pixel 5 & Pixel 4a

 Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on System.

Google Pixel 5 Gestures

Step 3: Tap Gestures.

Swipe fingerprint for notification settings in Pixel 5

Step 4: Tap the Swipe fingerprint for notifications.

How to Enable Swipe Fingerprint for Notifications on Google Pixel 5

Step 5: Toggle on Swipe fingerprint for notifications.

To check the receive notifications, you need to swipe down on the fingerprint sensor on the back of your Pixels.

That’s it. We hope this makes it clear how to change the navigation bar buttons on Google Pixel 5. Do you still have any questions? Tell us in below comment box.

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