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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Magnifier Window Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you're a limited/low vision user or have difficulty when reading what's on the screen because it's too small for your eyes, you can use the magnifier window feature in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to magnify content shown on a specific area on the screen using the provided magnifier window so you can see it better.


How to enable the magnifier window feature?
As the example, we'll do so by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the direct access menu.

Method #1: From the settings menu
You can use the following steps to enable and adjust the setting of the magnifier window feature from the settings menu:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to find Accessibility and then tap it.
Tap Vision.
Scroll down the screen and then tap Magnifier window.
Slide the ON/OFF switch to the right to enable the magnifier window. The switch turns blue when it'…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable or Disable Show Button Shapes Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you have difficulty to differentiate button with other options/menus/text in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, you can enable the show button shapes feature so that buttons in your phone will be displayed with shaded background to make them become more stand out.


How to enable or disable the show button shapes feature?
You can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down to find Accessibility and then tap it.
FYI, if you have enabled the direct access feature and selected the accessibility option, you can quickly access the accessibility menu from any screen by pressing the Home key three times quickly to open up the direct access menu and then tap Accessibility.Tap Vision.
Scroll down the screen and then tap the ON/OFF switch next to Show button shapes to enable or disable it. When the switch turns blue , means the show button shapes feature is…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable or Disable High Contrast Fonts Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you're a low vision user or have difficulty when reading your phone using the default font colours, you can enable the high contrast fonts feature to have your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge increases the contrast between the text and the background by outlining the text and adjusting its colours, where the black/gray text will be darker and the blue text will be changed to black, so you can read what's on the screen better.


How to enable or disable the high contrast fonts feature?
You can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down to find Accessibility and then tap it.
* FYI, if you have enabled the direct access feature and selected the accessibility option, you can quickly access the accessibility menu from any screen by pressing the Home key three times quickly to open up the direct access menu and then tap Accessibility.Tap Vision.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Adjust Font Size in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

By default, the font size in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is set to small. But, if you have difficulty in reading your phone with this size, you can adjust the font size in your phone to a smaller or bigger one so you can read what's on the screen better.


How to adjust the font size?
As the example, we'll do so by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the direct access menu.

Method #1: From the settings menu
You can adjust the font size from tiny to huge via the settings menu by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down to find Display and then tap it.
Tap Font.
To adjust the font size, drag the font size adjustment bar to the left for a smaller font or to the right for a bigger font. FYI, there are some apps that don't support the huge size, therefore if you select this size, the font within those apps will automatically be displayed in…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Setup and Use Direction Lock Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Direction lock is an additional screen lock type that you can use to unlock the screen if you have enabled it in the Accessibility menu. When it's enabled, you can unlock the screen by drawing the direction combination that you set in advance.


How to setup the direction lock feature?
As the example, we'll do so when the current screen lock type is set to PIN by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to find Accessibility and then tap it. FYI, if you have enabled the direct access feature and selected Accessibility, you can quickly access the accessibility menu by pressing the Home key three times in quick succession to open up the direct access menu and then tap Accessibility.
Tap Direction lock.
Slide the ON/OFF switch to the right to enable the direction lock feature.
Enter the current 4-digit PIN numbers and then tap Next button.
Now, draw a series…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Direct Access Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Since Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is designed for everyone, it comes with set of accessibility features so that those with visual, hearing, or dexterity impairment can use this phone with ease. For easier access, you can enable the direct access feature and then select the required accessibility settings or functions so you can easily access them through the direct access menu by pressing the Home key three times quickly.


How to enable the direct access feature?
You can turn on this feature and add the required accessibility settings by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to find Accessibility and then tap it.
Tap Direct access.
Slide the ON/OFF switch to the right to enable this feature. The switch turns blue when it's enabled.
Now, select which accessibility settings you want to display when accessing the direct access menu by sliding the ON/OFF switch …