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Permanent on-screen navigation buttons Android?

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#1

Tried looking for an Android APK that will permanently keep the on-screen buttons on screen, instead of them automatically dissapearing after X amount of time, or when a video starts, but can’t find a software that does that. The only software that I have found is ones which add a second navigation bar, which is sort of stupid and annoying.

Does anyone know of a software that allows me to prevent the navigation bar from dissapearing (whether it be root or non-rooted phone required). Please no suggestions of XYZ custom rom.

Thanks :slight_smile:

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#2

I have only ever seen this as a feature of custom roms.

Though you have root it seems, I know there is a lot of little tweaks you can make in various files. It has been a long time since I have done it soni for get where or what they are, but I used to manually edit the DPI in one of them all the time because the ROM could never make everything small enough for me.

Edit: I imagine somewhere that has a like of text saying how long the delay is to minimise the nav bar, could probably set itnfor some huge number if you find it, or if sense works 0 or a minuxks number might disable the minimising altogether.

Trick is finding where to edit.

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#3

You need an app that controls the behaviour of immersive mode in Android. I can’t point you specifically towards one app in particular, but that’s what you need to know to narrow down your research.

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#4

If you have root, I’m sure there’s an Xposed module to do what you want. Look around on XDA.

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#5

In older versions of Android, one you enable developer mode, you can enable that “feature”.

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#6

i think you need to an app that interfec deep into your phone, so you might need to root your android first. then there should be some choices for you. i heard Xposed module, lots of good feedback. so you can try it

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