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Get Samsung Galaxy S8 Navbar Keys on Galaxy Note 5

Samsung Galaxy S8 is the new and one of the trending devices in the Android Platform. Though Galaxy S8 still not yet released but many of the YouTubers done a Hands-on review. And many of the third party developers developed Samsung Galaxy S8 launcher where other Samsung device users can experience the Galaxy S8 look on their device. You can also use Bixby along with the launcher. Now we can use software buttons from Galaxy S8 on other devices too.

Anyhow, almost all the Samsung devices have hardware buttons, many Samsung users didn’t like software buttons on Galaxy S8. But when you love your device, love to make it look newer, never boring and very excited to have latest Samsung features then you should definitely this. In this article, we will guide you how to Get Samsung Galaxy S8 Navbar Keys on Galaxy Note 5.

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PRE-REQUISITES

  1. Your device should be running Stock Android nougat firmware from Samsung.
  2. Custom Recovery should be installed on your device.
  3. Your device should be rooted.
  4. This mod doesn’t work on odexed ROMs. The stock ROM should be deodexed.
  5. We recommend to take complete backup and proceed.

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Steps to get Samsung Galaxy S8 Navbar Keys on Galaxy Note 5

  1. Save the downloaded zip file in your device
  2. Switch off your Galaxy device.
  3. Boot your device into recovery mode by pressing the Power Button + Home Button + Volume Up Button at the same time until your device boots into recovery mode.
  4. In the TWRP recovery main menu select Install.
  5. Browse for the downloaded S8_NavBar_Keys.zip
  6. Select the zip file and then swipe to flash.
  7. Wait until the process to complete.
  8. Once done, Reboot system from the main menu.
  9. Done!!

After your device boots up completely you will see new on-screen Navbar buttons if you didn’t then you should edit the build.prop file to enable on-screen navbar buttons. You have to download buildprop editor app from play store to edit build.prop file.

BuildProp Editor
BuildProp Editor
Developer: JRummy Apps
Price: Free+
  1. Open the buildprop editor app
  2. Rename qemu.hw.mainkeys=1 to qemu.hw.mainkeys=0.
  3. If the above name does not exist, simply add qemu.hw.mainkeys=0 at the bottom.
  4. Save the changes and reboot your device.
  5. Done

Hope you found this article helpful. If you have any doubts, comment down below.

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