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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Quick Tools Panel Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

When the edge panels feature in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is enabled and the main screen is turned on, you can use the quick tools panel so you can act the edge screen on your phone as a ruler to measure the length of an object, as a compass to find the geographic cardinal directions in your current location, and as a torch to improve your visibility while you're in a dark or low-light environment.


How to enable the quick tools panel feature?
Assuming that the edge panels feature is on, you can enable the quick tools panel by using the following steps:
While the main screen is turned on, drag the edge screen handle towards the center of the screen to open the edge screen panel.
Tap at the bottom left corner of the screen to quickly go to the edge panels menu.
FYI, if you access the edge panel from the lock screen and are using one of screen lock type with secure lock settings(PIN, password, fingerprints, pattern, or direction lock), you have to perform your current screen lock bef…

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

When the edge panels feature in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is enabled, you can use the tasks edge panel to easily access specific app functions, e.g., take a self-portrait photo, create a new contact, start voice recording, etc., or to easily communicate with your favourite contacts, e.g., compose a new text message, make a call to specific contact, etc., from the edge screen while the main screen is turned on.


How to enable the tasks edge feature?
Assuming that the edge panels feature is on, you can enable the tasks edge panel by using the following steps:
While the main screen is turned on, drag the edge screen handle towards the center of the screen to open the edge screen panel.
Tap   at the bottom left corner of the screen to quickly go to the edge panels menu.
FYI, if you access the edge panel from the lock screen and are using one of screen lock type with secure lock settings(PIN, password, fingerprints, pattern, or direction lock), you have to perform your current screen lock be…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Adjust Edge Panel Handle Transparency Level in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

By default, the edge panel handle transparency level in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is set to 30%. However, you can adjust the transparency level of the edge panel handle to be more solid for easier access to the edge screen, to be more transparent if you'd like to have more transparent handle, or to be invisible if you'd like to stay using the edge panels feature but don't want your phone displays the handle on your screen.


How to adjust the transparency level of the edge panel handle?
Assuming that the edge panels feature is on, you can adjust the edge panel handle transparency level by using the following steps:
While the main screen is turned on, drag the edge screen handle towards the center of the screen to open the edge panel.
Tap at the bottom left corner of the screen to quickly go to the edge panels menu.
FYI, if you access the edge panel from the lock screen and are using one of screen lock type with secure lock settings(PIN, password, fingerprints, pattern, or direct…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Change Edge Panel Handle Size in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

By default, the edge panel handle size in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is set to medium. However, you can change the handle size to small size if you'd like the handle only takes small place of your screen or to large size for easier access to the edge panel.


How to change the size of the edge panel handle?
Assuming that the edge panels feature is on, you can change the size of the edge panel handle by using the following steps:
While the main screen is turned on, drag the edge screen handle towards the centre of the screen to open the edge panel.
Tap at the bottom left corner of the screen to quickly go to the edge panels menu.
FYI, if you access the edge panel from the lock screen and are using one of screen lock type with secure lock settings(PIN, password, fingerprints, pattern, or direction lock), you have to perform your current screen lock before you can access the edge panels menu.Tap Edge panel handle settings.
Tap Size and then select Small, Medium(it's enabled by default), …

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Change Edge Panel Position in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

By default, the edge panel and its handle in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is located in the right edge screen. But, if this default position makes you have difficulty when accessing the edge panel, such as if you're a left handed user who will be easier if the edge panel handle is located in the left edge screen, you can change the position of the edge panel and its handle from the right side to the left side for easier and more convenient access to the edge panel.

How to change the edge panel position from the right side to the left side?
Assuming that the edge panels feature is enabled, you can change the position of the edge panel from the right side to the left side by using the following steps:
While the main screen is turned on, drag the edge screen handle towards the center of the screen to open the edge panel.
Tap at the bottom left corner of the screen to quickly go to the edge panels menu.
FYI, if you access the edge panel from the lock screen and are using one of screen l…