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How to Hide Navigation and Status Bar on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus

The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are the new flagships from Samsung. Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus became trending in the market. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus was released in 2017 with Android Nougat out of the box. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus features 1440 x 2960 pixels Super AMOLED display, 12MP rear and 8MP front facing camera, Snapdragon 835 system chip, 3000/3500mah battery.These devices got too much love before they released.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus comes with an on-screen navigation bar occupies little space on the bottom of the screen. But you can hide on-screen navigation bar suing impressive mode. Enabling Samsung Galaxy S8 immersive mode will hide Navigation and Status Bar on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus.

Thanks to the XDA senior member Rashad83 who originally shared this method to hide Navigation and Status Bar for Nexus 6P but this method will also work on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. In this article, we will guide you how to hide Navigation and Status Bar on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus for both rooted and Non-Rooted phones.

Note: After Enabling impressive mode on Galaxy S8 you can bring back the Navigation and Status Bar by swiping from the top or bottom of the screen.

Hide Navigation and Status Bar on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus

Steps to Hide Navigation and Status Bar on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus

  1. First, Enable “USB Debugging” on your OnePlus 3/3T. Guide  How to Enable Developer Options, USB Debugging 
  2. Now download and install adb drivers on your PC
  3. Connect our device to PC via USB cable.
  4. Open ADB folder in your PC, open a command window by pressing “Shift key + Right mouse click” and click on “Open command window here.”
    • Now Execute the following command to hide the status bar only
      adb shell settings put global policy_control immersive.status=*
    • Now Execute the following command to hide Galaxy S8 navigation bar only
      adb shell settings put global policy_control immersive.navigation=*
    • Now Execute the following command to hide both status and nav bar –
      adb shell settings put global policy_control immersive.full=*
    • To roll back to normal/default type execute the following command.
      adb shell settings put global policy_control null*
  5. Done.

Hope you found this guide helpful. If you have any queries let us know in the comment section below

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