Today we shared How to Hide Navigation and Status Bar on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Galaxy S8, a flagship device from Samsung, launched recently with powerful specs. Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with beautiful AMOLED display and awesome display-to-body ratio. The phone comes with an on-screen navigation bar and takes very little space for a status bar. But you can use more space by using Immersive Mode function to Hide Navigation and Status Bar on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. You can also Check How to Root Galaxy S8/S8+

Samsung Galaxy S8 immersive mode will Hide Navigation and Status Bar on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Thanks to the XDA member Rashad83 who originally shared the guide for Nexus 6P but will work on Galaxy S8 as well. The guide to Hide Navigation and Status Bar on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus is very simple and works on both rooted and Non-Rooted phones, all you need ADB and Fastboot drivers and few simple commands. Follow below guide to Hide Navigation and Status Bar on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Also Check How to use Galaxy S8 Alway-On display on any device.

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

Note: – After activating Immersive mode on Galaxy S8 or after you hide Galaxy S8 Navigation bar and Status bar, you can get your navigation bar or status bar visible again by swiping from the top or bottom of the screen.

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

  1. First enable USB debugging from setting>developer option>. To enable Developer Options, go to About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.
  2. Install the ADB and fastboot driver for windows or ADB and Fastboot for Mac and then restart if you already have the driver installed then skip this step.
  3. Now connect your phone to PC and use the following commands –To hide Galaxy S8 status bar only –
    adb shell settings put global policy_control immersive.status=*

    To hide Galaxy S8 navigation bar only –

    adb shell settings put global policy_control immersive.navigation=*

    To hide both status and nav bar –

    adb shell settings put global policy_control immersive.full=*

    Back to normal/default type –

    adb shell settings put global policy_control null*
  4. Done! The above command will hide Samsung Galaxy S8 Navigation bar, Status bar or both.

This is the complete guide to Hide Navigation and Status Bar on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. If you have any questions comment below.

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