Using gestures will allow you to improve interaction with the interface and avoid screen burns.

Although its activation may seem simple, there are many new MIUI users who ask us how. turn on gesture navigation. And it is that by default, Xiaomi smartphones add the traditional Android navigation buttons.

Since its integration into MIUI 9, Xiaomi has been renewing the gesture navigation of your customization layer. Without going any further, in MIUI 11 and MIUI 12 we can even return to the previous application without the need to deploy multitasking or return to the home screen.

How to activate gesture navigation in MIUI 11 and MIUI 12

For activate gestures on your Xiaomi with MIUI 11 or MIUI 12 we must perform the following steps:

  1. Go to Settings app > Additional settings > Full screen
  2. Turn on full screen gestures

After activating the gestures in MIUI, the system will show us a small tutorial on how to Go back to the start screen or move around the system using gestures. In addition, from the same “Full screen” setting we can activate several options such as:

  • Perform gestures twice to prevent accidentally exiting a full-screen app or while running a game.
  • Go back to the previous app using gestures.

It should be noted that with the arrival of Android 10 Xiaomi has integrated the characteristic gestures of the Google operating system in some terminals such as the Xiaomi Mi 9, Redmi Note 8 Pro or the Redmi Note 7.