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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Magnification Gestures Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you're limited or low vision user, there are some features available in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that can be used to help you read what's on the screen better, one of which is the magnification gestures feature. When this feature is enabled, you can easily magnify what's on the screen simply by triple tapping the screen. But, you have to remember that using this feature can slow down the response time in Phone app, Calculator, and other apps, especially those apps use the dial pad or keyboard.


How to enable or disable the magnification gestures feature?
You can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Tap Vision.
  4. Scroll down the screen to find Magnification gestures and then tap it.
  5. Tap the ON/OFF switch to enable or disable the magnification gestures feature. When the switch turns blue , means the magnification gestures feature is enabled.


How to use the magnification gestures feature?
When this feature is enabled, you can use it to magnify what's on the screen by using the following steps:
  1. Go to the app or screen you want to magnify.
  2. To activate the magnification mode, triple tap anywhere on the screen(except the keyboard and navigation bar) with one finger. While the screen is zoomed in, you can do the following actions:
    • Drag two or more fingers across the screen to pan or explore different part of the screen.
    • Spread two fingers apart together on the screen to increase the zoom level.
    • Pinch two fingers together on the screen to decrease the zoom level.
    • Triple tap the screen to return to the normal state or deactivate the magnification mode.
  3. To temporarily magnify what's under your finger, triple tap the screen and hold your finger on the screen. Without lifting your finger from the screen, you can do the following actions:
    • Drag your finger to pan or explore different part of the screen.
    • Lift your finger from the screen to return to the normal state.

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