Backbutton has icon for ios, nothing for android

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  1. Rick
    Rick avatar
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    Member since:
    Sep 2011

    Posted 07 Nov 2014 Link to this post

    Have created a backbutton:
    <div data-role="navbar">
        <span data-role="view-title"></span>
        <a data-role="backbutton" data-align="left"></a>

    When viewing in the device simulator for ios, it shows a left arrow icon. When I switch to an adroid device, it has nothing.
    If I add the text "back", it shows both the text and the icon and it does not align vertically well. It only shows the word "back" on android.

    Project is in Telerik Platform using Kendo UI Core 2014.2.1107

  2. Kiril Nikolov
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    Posted 11 Nov 2014 Link to this post

    Hi Rick,

    The backbutton follows the Android style guidelines where the back buttons in the native applications do not have back arrow. The same is displayed in our online demos as well:

    Showing the back navigation arrow on Android is not supported, and if you want to show you will need to add custom CSS rules that will handle it.

    Kiril Nikolov
    Join us on our journey to create the world's most complete HTML 5 UI Framework - download Kendo UI now!
  3. Sakura
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    1 posts
    Member since:
    Apr 2020

    Posted 01 Apr 2020 in reply to Kiril Nikolov Link to this post


    I am sorry I am new to this. I am having this issue where the back button in navbar doesn't appear in Android. I tried to check the demo but I guess the link is not found already. Is it possible to have a demo link again just for reference? Thanks.
  4. Martin
    Martin avatar
    295 posts

    Posted 03 Apr 2020 Link to this post

    Hello Sakura,

    Here is the new link to the mobile-view demos

    Let me know if you need further assistance.

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