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BottomNavigation API

API reference docs for the React BottomNavigation component. Learn about the props, CSS, and other APIs of this exported module.



import BottomNavigation from '@mui/material/BottomNavigation';
// or
import { BottomNavigation } from '@mui/material';

Learn about the difference by reading this guide on minimizing bundle size.


Props of the native component are also available.


The content of the component.


Override or extend the styles applied to the component.

See CSS classes API below for more details.


The component used for the root node. Either a string to use a HTML element or a component.


Callback fired when the value changes.

Signature:function(event: React.SyntheticEvent, value: any) => void
  • event The event source of the callback. Warning: This is a generic event not a change event.
  • value We default to the index of the child.

If true, all BottomNavigationActions will show their labels. By default, only the selected BottomNavigationAction will show its label.

| object
| bool>
| func
| object

The system prop that allows defining system overrides as well as additional CSS styles.

See the `sx` page for more details.


The value of the currently selected BottomNavigationAction.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

Theme default props

You can use MuiBottomNavigation to change the default props of this component with the theme.

CSS classes

These class names are useful for styling with CSS. They are applied to the component's slots when specific states are triggered.

Class nameRule nameDescription
.MuiBottomNavigation-rootrootStyles applied to the root element.

You can override the style of the component using one of these customization options: