Default sidemenu template Ionic 4 Hardware Back Button


I have created a default sidemenu template and was curious if anything needs to be done in order to get hardware back button to work? I was bavugating from the home page to the items page would assume using the devices hardware back button would navigate back to home?? Any help would be apreciated

Here are the details of my environment. Thank you


ionic (Ionic CLI) : 4.12.0 (C:\Users\hamoury\AppData\Roaming\npm\node_modules\ionic)
Ionic Framework : @ionic/angular 4.1.2
@angular-devkit/build-angular : 0.13.7
@angular-devkit/schematics : 7.3.7
@angular/cli : 7.3.7
@ionic/angular-toolkit : 1.5.0


cordova (Cordova CLI) : 9.0.0
Cordova Platforms : android 8.0.0
Cordova Plugins : not available


Android SDK Tools : 26.1.1 (C:\Users\hamoury\AppData\Local\Android\Sdk)
NodeJS : v11.12.0 (C:\Program Files\nodejs\node.exe)
npm : 6.9.0
OS : Windows 10