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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable and Use Smart Motion Gestures Easily

Samsung Galaxy S3 to date is a smartphone from Samsung with the highest sales fugure. This happens mainly because the phone offers a lot of interesting things we can do with it. Even with this phone we can do things that may have never thought of before.

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Maybe we never imagined what if when you're texting with someone then you put your face in front of your phone's screen so the phone will know that you want to call that person. It sounds pretty magical, right? But this is all you may do with the Samsung Galaxy SIII. Thanks to Samsung who has pinned a lot of Motion-based software inside it. One of them is the Smart Gesture which will allow users to use gestures to do many things with this phone.


How to enable Smart Gestures?
Before you can use this feature you must enable it first. It is very easy, as written on blog.laptopmag.com, you just need to do the simple steps below:
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Select Motion.
  3. Here is a wide selection of gesture that you can use, so turn all the motion settings you want.
  4. Done. Now you can start using these features in your phone.


How to use Smart Gestures?
After you were successfully enable this feature, now you can start using it. From the website that also gives me the knowledge of how to enable it, below are a few motion options available and how to use it. Let's check them out:
1. Direct Call
This motion will allow you to call people who are texting with you. To use this motion is very easy, simply by put your face in front of your phone to make a call on that person.

2. Smart alerts
This motion will allow you to be able to find out any notifications or call that you miss when your phone is off or while you're away from the phone. This feature works like an alarm, when you have your phone on again or when you hold the phone, then this feature will tell you that you have a missed call or unread notifications.

3. Tap to Top
This motion will allow your phone to bring your views to the top of your contacts or email inbox by tap above the earpiece on your phone. As your note this feature can not be used for the Gmail app.

4. Tilt to Zoom
This feature is also available on the Galaxy Note 2 as we've learned before. This motion will allow us to zoom in or out on an image or web page by way tilt it away from you to zoom out and tilt it towards you to zoom in on.

See also: How to Use Tilt to Zoom on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

5. Pan to Move
You can use this motion to move the icon to the Home screen on your phone by touch and hold the icon and then move the device to the left or to the right. This will make the Home screen on your phone get into motion. You can let go of the icon when you find the right Home screen.

6. Shake to Update
This motion will allow you to search for another bluetooth device or refresh your email messages simply by shake your phone.

7. Turn Over to Mute
This motion will allow you to mute the sound on your phone when you receive a message, phone or any notifications by turn your phone over so that your phone's screen will facing down. This feature can not work with Google Play Music.

8. Palm Swipe to Capture
This motion will allow you to take screenshots of any content displayed on its screen by swiping the side of your palm.

See also: How to Take Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S3

9. Palm Touch to Mute
This motion will allow you to mute the sound or video by hold your hand flat on its screen.

All the motion mentioned above are easy to use and reliable. This would all be easier for you to do something with this phone and can save your time because you can skip multiple steps when trying to access features or functions on the phone. So, have you tried all the motion options available on your Galaxy SIII? If so, you can share them through the comments below :)

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