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Bottom Navigation

Bottom navigation bars allow movement between primary destinations in an app.

Bottom navigation bars display three to five destinations at the bottom of a screen. Each destination is represented by an icon and an optional text label. When a bottom navigation icon is tapped, the user is taken to the top-level navigation destination associated with that icon.

Bottom Navigation

When there are only three actions, display both icons and text labels at all times.

  onChange={(event, newValue) => {
  <BottomNavigationAction label="Recents" icon={<RestoreIcon />} />
  <BottomNavigationAction label="Favorites" icon={<FavoriteIcon />} />
  <BottomNavigationAction label="Nearby" icon={<LocationOnIcon />} />

Bottom Navigation with no label

If there are four or five actions, display inactive views as icons only.

Fixed positioning

This demo keeps bottom navigation fixed to the bottom, no matter the amount of content on-screen.

Third-party routing library

One frequent use case is to perform navigation on the client only, without an HTTP round-trip to the server. The BottomNavigationAction component provides the component prop to handle this use case. Here is a more detailed guide.