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Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Enable and Use Air Gesture

Most of you must be agree to say that the Samsung Galaxy SIV is a great Android-based smartphone. This phone is equipped with the powerful hardware and software as well as the advanced features which will certainly be able to improve the user experience of using the high-end Android-based smartphone.

See also: Samsung Galaxy S4 Specifications and Features

One of the advanced feature which has pinned inside this phone is the air gesture. This feature will let you to control your phone by using a specific movement with your hand above the sensor, allows you to do so without having to actually touch the screen. You'll see the air gesture icon at the top of the screen when this feature is available.



How to enable and use air gesture feature:
There are some gestures available under the air gesture menu which you can enable and configure by using the steps below:
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap My device tab.
  3. Scroll down to find Motions and gestures, then tap it.
  4. Slide the switch next to Air gesture to the right to enable this option.
  5. Tap Air gesture.
  6. Here you will see some gestures available. To enable and use quick glance go to the step #7, air jump go to the step #8, air browse go to the step #9, air move go to the step #10 and air call-accept go to the step #11.
  7. Enable and use Air glance:
    • Slide the switch next to Air glance to the right to enable this option. Enable this option will allow you to display status information by moving your hand above the sensor when the screen is turned off and the device is on a flat surface with the display facing upward.
    • Tap Air glance.
    • Check the box next to available option you wish to display on the information screen. They are: Time & Date, Notification icons, Missed calls, Unread messages, Battery power, and Current music info.
  8. Enable and use Air jump:
  9. Slide the switch next to Air jump to the right to enable this option. Enable this option will allow you to scroll through the web pages and the body of emails by moving your hand up or down above the sensor.
  10. Enable and use Air browse:
    • Slide the switch next to Air browse to the right to enable this option. Enable this option will allow you to move between pictures, pages or music tracks by moving your hand to the left or to the right above the sensor.
    • Tap Air browse.
    • Check the box next to the supported apps available you wish to use with Air browse. They are: Gallery, Internet, Music Player, Music on lock screen, and S Memo.
  11. Enable and use Air move:
    Slide the switch next to Air move to the right to enable this option. Enable this option will allow you to move icons to other screen by tapping and holding them with your finger and then move your another hand to the left or to the right above the sensor. This feature is available on the Home screen, applications list, and S Planner app.
  12. Enable and use Air call-accept:
    • Slide the switch next to Air call-accept to the right to enable this option. Enable this option will allow you to accept incoming calls by moving your hand over the sensor.
    • Tap Air call-accept.
    • Here you will see an option named Auto start speakerphone which is turned on by default. This option will automatically activate the speakerphone when the call is answered. You can clear the checkbox next to this option to disable this option.

FYI, in this phone, the air gesture sensor is located at the top right corner above the screen. To make these features works, make sure your gesture is smooth and steady up to three inches above the sensor. So, which the gesture you like best to use?

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