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The navigation bar of the Oppo smartphone can be adapted to the user's needs: In addition to the classic virtual buttons, ColorOS also offers a navigation mode with wiping gestures - either from both sides or by moving upwards.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Convenience tools
Step 3:  Tap on  Navigation buttons
Step 4:  Choose between  Swipe gestures from both sides,   Virtual buttons  and  More  (Swipe-up gestures)
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Convenience tools
  3. Tap on Navigation buttons
  4. Choose between Swipe gestures from both sides, Virtual buttons and More (Swipe-up gestures)

Auto hide virtual buttons

Even if the navigation bar does not take up much space, it can be annoying in certain apps. To hide the navigation bar, the corresponding option must be activated in the settings. A hide icon is then displayed in the bar, which can be used to hide it.

To hide the navigation bar again, wipe from the bottom of the screen to the top.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Convenience tools
Step 3:  Tap on  Navigation buttons
Step 4:  Enable or Disable  Auto hide virtual buttons
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Convenience tools
  3. Tap on Navigation buttons
  4. Enable or Disable Auto hide virtual buttons

Button Order

If the "Virtual Buttons" are activated on the Oppo-Smartphone, the key combination can be changed:

  • Last Apps - Home - Back
  • Back - Home - Last Apps

In addition to the three-button navigation, there is also a two-button navigation. Here the "Last Apps" button is omitted. To access this, the Home button must be held down or wiped up.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Convenience tools
Step 3:  Tap on  Navigation buttons
Step 4:  Choose desired  Layout
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Convenience tools
  3. Tap on Navigation buttons
  4. Choose desired Layout

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