How to remove the Home button on the Huawei screen: You bought one Huawei smartphone equipped with gesture support, would you therefore like to get rid of the on-screen navigation buttons (the “Home”, “Back” and “Multitasking” ones displayed at the bottom of the display) but you don’t know how to do it? Suddenly, on the screen of your Huawei smartphone, a virtual reproduction of the Home button, represented by a white dot, and you don’t know how to get rid of it? Now, therefore, you have landed on my site and would like to understand if I can help you achieve your goal. Well yes! I am happy to announce that you have come to just the right place!
In today’s guide, in fact, I will explain you in detail how to remove the Home button on the Huawei smartphone screen. In case you were wondering, I will show you both how to replace the latter with gestures and how to make the white dot of the function called “Quick Menu” disappear. How do you say? Are you a little confused? Did I give you too much information in too little time? Don’t worry, we’ll clarify everything shortly.
What do you say then? Are you ready to remove the Home button from your phone display? Yup? Great then, all you have to do is take a few minutes of free time and follow the quick directions below. I can assure you that you will reach your goal almost without realizing it and that you will also learn some things you did not know about the navigation systems implemented by the smartphones of the well-known Chinese company. That said, there is nothing left for me to do but wish you good reading and wish you a big good luck for everything!
Before going into the details of the procedure on how to remove the Home button on the Huawei smartphone screen, I think you might be interested in learning more about the functioning of the virtual version of the same.
The virtual Home button on the screen of Huawei smartphones (thecircle icon, the one that takes you back to the main screen of the smartphone, just to be clear) is one of the three classic buttons implemented in Android. In fact, it is located between the “Back” keys (the arrow icon to the left) and the multitasking (the square icon, which is used to access recent apps).
What I have just described to you is the basic navigation system present in the Google operating system and has been used practically since Android was born (and physical keyboards have “disappeared” from smartphones).
However, the world of mobile phones is constantly changing and this has led to the creation of interesting new ones navigation systems. In particular, “gestures” have been invented that allow you to control your smartphone faster, even eliminating the three classic virtual buttons. Put simply, that’s enough slide your finger on the screen to perform the same operations allowed by the “Back”, “Home” and “Multitasking” buttons.
In short, you can easily do without the classic Home button on the screen and today I will explain how to do it. However, I remind you that some Huawei devices may not support gestures. For example, smartphones originally released with Android Oreo may not implement gestures, but only the three navigation buttons on the screen.
In other cases, the term “Home key” is mistakenly referred to as the white dot which can appear on the Android display. Well, the latter is a navigation method implemented by Huawei, which is called Quick menu. This is very similar to the Assistive Touch mode of iPhones and iPads. It allows you to perform the same operations as the three virtual buttons through a white dot surrounded by a gray circle.
In one case or another, do not worry: below you will find all the relevant information relating to the various types of “Home button” and how to remove it from the screen of your device.
How to remove the Home button on the screen
Huawei smartphones allow you to remove the Home button using the gesture-based navigation system and / or making the white dot linked to the Quick Menu disappear from the screen.
Either way, all you have to do is launch the app Settings (gear icon on the home screen) and select the item first System and later that System navigation. All the navigation systems supported by the smartphone in use will appear on the screen.
To remove the three virtual buttons, tap on shot which is located at the top right (the one next to the writing Gesture) And that’s it. The new navigation system will be enabled instantly and the Home button will disappear from the bottom of the screen.
If, on the other hand, with the term “Home button” you refer to the white dot that appeared on the display, all you have to do is press on the item Hon placed next to the writing Quick menu, found in the tab System navigation from the Settings.
After that, you need to move the toggle linked to functionality Quick menu on OFF and the white button will disappear from the screen.
How to use gestures and the Quick Menu on Huawei
How do you say? Have you just discovered the existence of gestures and the “Quick menu” thanks to my guide and would you like to learn how to use these tools better? No problem, I’ll tell you how to do it right away!
As for the gestures, after having activated them through the procedure I described in the chapter on how to remove the home button on the screen, go back to the tab System navigation and tap on the item Settings, present in the box dedicated to Gesture. At this point, you will notice that the system is already explaining to you with some animated images how to use the various gestures.
By carefully reading the text and watching what passes on the screen, you should already be able to learn how to use this tool but, if you want, I’ll explain in detail how to do it.
Then press on the item Try the gestures and start following the instructions that appear on the screen. To go back backards, you have to swipe in from the left or right edge of the screen; to return to main screen of the smartphone, on the other hand, you just have to swipe from bottom to top, while to view the recent applications (multitasking) you have to swipe from bottom to top and stop about in the middle of the display.
And if you want to use Google Assistant, one of the most popular voice assistants on Android, just swipe from bottom to top starting from the bottom corners of the screen.
As for functionality Quick menu, just press on the writing Hon present next to the item Quick menu in the card System navigation from the Settings: in this way, the animated images who will explain how to use this tool.
In particular, just tap the white button once to return backards, hold it down and release it to return to Home and hold it down and move it to the right or left to view the recent activities (multitasking). I also remind you that you can place this button wherever you want on the screen by simply touching it and moving it.
Perfect: now you have learned to master all the navigation systems implemented by Huawei smartphones.
Clearly, it may take some time to get used to the novelty completely, especially if you have always used the three virtual buttons, but I assure you that the results in terms of smartphone usage speed will soon be felt!