Gestures & Motion

Gestures & Motion

How to use air gestures and motions, and access additional motions and gestures.


In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Access and edit notifications and Quick Settings 
• Access additional apps
• Enable/disable gestures
• Access and edit Navigation bar settings
• Double tap to turn on screen
• Keep the screen on while viewing
• Palm swipe to capture

Access and edit notifications & Quick Settings

ACCESS: Swipe down from the Notification bar to access Quick Settings. Notifications will be displayed beneath Quick Settings.

Note: You can access Expanded Quick Settings by swiping down twice from the Notification bar.

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EDIT APPEARANCE: From Expanded Quick Settings, select the menu Menu icon then select Edit buttons.

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Select and drag the desired icon to the desired location. Select Done to save.

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Access additional apps

Swipe up from the center of the home screen to access the Apps tray. 

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Enable/disable gestures:

1. Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the settings Settings icon.

2. Scroll to and select Advanced features.

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3. Select Motions and gestures.

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4. To enable or disable motions and gestures, select the switch next to the desired feature.

Note: To learn more about a feature, select the desired feature.

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Access and edit Navigation bar settings

1. To change how you interact with the Navigation bar, from the Settings screen, select Display.

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2. Select Navigation bar.

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3. From the Navigation bar screen, select the desired option:

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NAVIGATION BUTTONS: Select Buttons to enable a button-based navigation bar.
FULL SCREEN GESTURES: Select Swipe gestures to enable a gesture-based navigation bar.
CHANGE BUTTON ORDER: Select the desired button order.
CHANGE BUTTON POSITION: Select Button position, then select the desired option.



Double tap to turn on screen

When double tap to wake is enabled, you can turn the screen on by double tapping it. From the Motions and gestures screen, select the Double tap to turn on screen switch.  

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Keep the screen on while viewing

Smart stay keeps the screen on while you're looking at it by using the front camera to detect your face. From the Motions and gestures screen, select the Keep screen on while viewing switch

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Palm swipe to capture

When Palm swipe to capture is enabled, you can take a screenshot by swiping the edge of your hand across the screen. From the Motions and gestures screen, select the Palm swipe to capture switch

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