Tap: Use a brief touch to select items on the display or to enter text on the
virtual QWERTY keyboard. For example: touch an Application icon to open
the application. A light touch works best.
Touch and hold: Touch and hold an icon or key to open the available
options, or to access a pop-up menu. For example: touch and hold from
the Home screen to access a menu of customization options.
Flick: Move your finger in lighter, quicker strokes than swiping. This finger
gesture is always used in a vertical motion, such as when flicking through
contacts or a message list.
Swipe or slide: Quickly drag your finger vertically or horizontally across
the screen. This allows you to move the area of focus or to scroll through a
list. For example: slide your finger left or right on the Home screen to scroll
among the seven panels.
Drag: Press and hold your finger with some pressure before you start to
move it. Do not release your finger until you have reached the target
Rotate: Automatically change the screen orientation from portrait to
landscape by turning the device sideways. For example: rotate to
landscape orientation when entering text, to provide a larger keyboard, or
when viewing web content to minimize scrolling.
Pinch: "Pinch" the screen using your thumb and
forefinger to zoom out when viewing a picture or
a Web page. (Move fingers inward to zoom out.)
Spread: "Spread" the screen using your thumb
and forefinger to zoom in when viewing a picture or a Web page. (Move
fingers outward to zoom in.)