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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Answer or End Call Using Physical key in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge provides you a set of features that will help you easily answer or end call in any condition, one of which is by using the physical key, where the Home key can be set as the answer call key and the Power key as the end call key. You can use this feature as an alternative way if you don't like to answer or end call with other ways, e.g., by tapping the on-screen icon, by using voice commands, etc., or when you'd like to answer or end call as you used to do with your old phone.


How to set the Home key as the answer call key and the Power key as the end call key?
As the example, we'll do so by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the Phone app.

Method #1: 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.
FYI, if the direct access feature is enabled and the accessibility option …

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable, Customize, and Use Interaction Control Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Interaction control is one of accessibility features in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that you can use to block a specific area or whole of your phone's screen from touch interaction so it won't react when touched. As the example, you can use this feature to block the top and the bottom of the screen when reading an article in a webpage to prevent you from accidentally touching menus or options in the Internet app, you can use this feature to block the whole screen so it won't react when touched when you hold your phone to watch your favourite video in the Video Player app, etc.


How to enable or disable the interaction control 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 the screen to find Accessibility and then tap it.
Tap Dexterity and interaction.
Tap Interaction control.
Depending on your current settings, tap the ON/O…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Voice Commands to Answer or Reject Call in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge provides you a set of features that will let you easily answer incoming calls in any condition so you won't miss any important one, one of which is by using the voice commands. You can use this feature to easily answer or reject call when you don't want to or cannot do so by pressing the hardkey or touching the on-screen icon.


How to enable or disable the voice commands to answer or reject call 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 the screen to find Accessibility and then tap it.
FYI, when the direct access feature is enabled and the accessibility option is selected, you can easily access the accessibility menu from any screen simply by pressing the Home key three times quickly to open up the direct access menu and then select Accessibility.Tap Answering and ending calls.
Depending on y…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Single Tap Mode in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

By default, when you want to answer/reject calls or dismiss alarm/timer alerts/S Planner event in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, you have to swipe the on-screen icon. However, if you'd like doing so with a simpler way, you can enable the single tap mode so you just need to single tap the on-screen icon instead of swiping it.


How to enable or disable single tap mode?
You can do so 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.Scroll the screen to the very bottom and then tap the ON/OFF switch next to Single tap mode to enable or disable this option. When the switch turns blue ,…