How to Enable Navigation Buttons on Chromebook Tablet Mode

Navigation Buttons on Chromebook

Your Google Chromebook can display Android-like back and launcher buttons in tablet mode. Here is how to enable them.

Navigation Buttons on a Chromebook

Show Back and Launcher Icons on a Chromebook

To enable navigation buttons on your Chromebook:

  1. From the launcher, open the Settings app.
  2. From the left pane, select Accessibility.
  3. Select Cursor and touchpad.
  4. Click and enable the Show navigation buttons in tablet mode toggle.

I hope you found this little Chromebook tutorial useful. Drop your questions in the comments section below.

2 responses to “How to Enable Navigation Buttons on Chromebook Tablet Mode”

  1. Greetings Dinsan!,
    My settings menu did NOT have the “show navigation buttons” option.
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    1. Dinsan – Bangalore, India – Digital Minimalist & Content Developer. Drinks Tea and writes Stuff (mostly about Chromebooks). My views are mostly copied from others.

      Was it in tablet mode?

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