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EMUI 9.1: How to use Navigation Gestures



Navigate with Gestures Navigate with gestures to quickly go back to the previous screen, return to the home screen, or view recent tasks.

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Open Settings, go to System > System navigation, and select Gestures. With this feature you can perform the following actions:

    • Go back to the previous screen: Swipe inward from the left or right edge of the screen.
    • Return to the home screen: Swipe upwards from the bottom of the screen.
    • View recent tasks or end a task: Swipe upwards from the bottom of the screen and hold to view recent tasks. Swipe up on an app preview to close an app, or touch to close all apps.
    • Enable Google Assistant: Touch Settings, and enable Google Assistant. Swipe upwards from either of the bottom corners of the screen to enable Google Assistant.


Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.