Motions and Gestures
You can use gestures and motions to navigate your device's
Warning! Please note that a touch screen responds best to a
light touch from the pad of your finger or a non-
metallic stylus. Using excessive force or a metallic
object when pressing on the touch screen may
damage the tempered glass surface and void the
warranty. For more information, see "Warranty
Information" on page 168.
Touch items to select or launch them. For example:
Touch the onscreen keyboard to enter characters or text.
Touch an item to select it.
Touch an app's icon to launch the application.
Touch and Hold
Activate items by a touch and hold gesture. For example:
Touch and hold a widget on the Home screen to move it.
Touch and hold on a field to display a pop-up menu of options.
Swipe your finger across the screen. For example:
Unlocking the screen
Scrolling the Home screen or a menu
Combine touch and hold with swipe to drag an item.
Pinch and Spread
Using two fingers, make a pinch or spread motion on the
screen. For example:
Pinch in to zoom in on pictures or screens.
Spread out your fingers to zoom out on pictures or screens.
Mute or pause sounds by placing your palm over the screen.
Understanding Your Device