Galaxy S8 Tutorial Swipe and Tapping

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Galaxy S8 Tutorial Swipe and Tapping - This Samsung Galaxy S8 tutorial help yous controlling the screen with finger gestures. Mastering Galaxy S8 with one finger, two, three and for. You should read before use the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+

Galaxy S8 Tutorial Swipe and Tapping

You can use various finger gestures on your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ and control the screen while you are using Voice Assistant.

Galaxy S8 Tutorial One Finger Gestures
Galaxy S8 One Handed Mode
  1. Tapping: Read aloud the item under your finger. To explore the screen, place a finger on the screen and move it on the screen.
  2. Tapping twice: Open the selected item. While selected items are read aloud, when you hear the item you want, release your finger from the item. Then, tap anywhere on the screen twice quickly.
  3. Double-tapping and holding the screen: Move an item or access an available option.
  4. Swiping to the left: Move to the previous item.
  5. Swiping to the right: Move to the next item.
  6. Swiping upwards or downwards: Change the most recent contextual menu settings.
  7. Swiping to the left then right in one motion: Scroll up the screen.
  8. Swiping to the right then left in one motion: Scroll down the screen.
  9. Swiping upwards then downwards in one motion: Move to the first item on the screen.
  10. Swiping downwards then upwards in one motion: Move to the last item on the screen.
    Galaxy S8 Swipe and Tapping
Galaxy S8 Tutorial Two Finger Gestures
  1. Tapping twice: Start, pause, or resume playback.
  2. Tapping three times: Check the current time, remaining battery power, and more.
    1. To change items that are read aloud, launch the Settings app and tap Accessibility → Vision → Voice Assistant → SETTINGS → Status bar information.
  3. Tapping four times: Activate or deactivate voice feedback.
  4. Swiping to the left: Move to the next page.
  5. Swiping to the right: Return to the previous page.
  6. Swiping upwards: Scroll down the list.
  7. Swiping downwards: Scroll up the list.
  8. Swipe upwards or downwards on the Home screen: Open the Apps screen.
  9. Swipe upwards or downwards on the Apps screen: Return to the Home screen.
  10. Swiping in any direction on the locked screen: Unlock the screen.
  11. Swiping downwards from the top of the screen: Open the notification panel.
Galaxy S8 Tutorial Three Finger Gestures
  1. Tapping: Start reading items aloud from the top.
  2. Tapping twice: Start reading from the next item.
  3. Tapping three times: Read the last selected text and copy it to the clipboard.
  4. Swiping to the left or right: Open the contextual menu and scroll through the options.
  5. Swiping upwards or downwards: Change the text reading and selecting granularity.
  6. Swiping upwards then downwards in one motion: Return to the previous screen.
  7. Swiping downwards then upwards in one motion: Return to the Home screen.
Galaxy S8 Tutorial Four Finger Gestures
  1. Tapping: Return to the previous screen.
  2. Tapping twice: Return to the Home screen.
  3. Tapping three times: Open the list of recent apps.

Galaxy S8 Tutorial Using The Contextual Menu
While you are using Voice Assistant, swipe to the left or right with three fingers. The contextual menu will appear and the device will read the options aloud.
  • Swipe to the left or right with three fingers to scroll through the options. 
When you hear the option you want, swipe upwards or downwards to use the option or adjust the settings for the option. For example, when you hear Device volume, you can adjust the volume by swiping upwards or downwards.

Galaxy S8 Tutorial Adding and managing image labels
You can assign labels to images on the screen. The device reads aloud the labels when the images are selected. Add labels to unlabelled images by tapping the screen twice with three fingers and holding. Galaxy S8 manual manage the labels:
  • Launch the Settings app and tap Accessibility → Vision → Voice Assistant → SETTINGS → Manage custom labels.

Configuring Galaxy S8 Settings for Voice Assistant
Configure settings for Voice Assistant for your convenience.
Launch the Settings app and tap Accessibility → Vision → Voice Assistant → SETTINGS.
  1. Speech volume: Select the volume level for voice feedback.
  2. Text-to-speech: Change the settings for text-to-speech features used when Voice Assistant is activated, such as languages, speed, and more.
  3. Pitch changes: Set the device to read aloud text with an altered pitch while using a keyboard.
  4. Read keyboard input aloud: Set the device to read aloud the item under your finger while using a keyboard.
  5. Speak while screen off: Set the device to read aloud notifications when the screen is turned off.
  6. Mute with proximity sensor: Set the device to pause voice feedback when you place your hand over the sensor at the top of the device.
  7. Shake for continuous reading: Set the device to read aloud the text displayed on the screen when you shake the device. You can select from various shaking speeds.
  8. Read out caller ID: Set the device to read the caller’s name aloud when you have an incoming call.
  9. Phonetic alphabet: Set the device to say a word that starts with the letter you tap and hold on the keyboard.
  10. Usage hints: Set the device to read usage hints aloud when you select an item by swiping.
  11. Vibration feedback: Set the device to vibrate when you control the screen, such as selecting an item.
  12. Sound feedback: Set the device to emit a sound when you control the screen, such as selecting an item.
  13. Focus on speech audio: Set the device to turn the media volume down when the device reads an item aloud.
  14. Sound feedback volume: Adjust the volume that sound is played when you touch the screen to control it. This feature is available when Sound feedback is activated.
  15. Large cursor: Set the device to thicken the border of the square cursor that appears when you tap items.
  16. Cursor colour: Select a colour of the square cursor that appears when you tap items.
  17. Quick menu: Select contextual menu options to display when you swipe to the left or right with three fingers.
  18. Manage custom labels: Manage the labels you added.
  19. Status bar information: Select items to read aloud when you tap the screen three times with two fingers.
  20. Developer options: Set options for app development.
Galaxy S8 Advanced Features
Galaxy S8 Advanced Settings
Activate advanced features and change the Galaxy S8 sdvanced settings that control them.
  • Swipe down Galaxy S8 quick settings
  • On the Settings screen, tap Advanced features.
Excessive shaking or impact to the device may cause unintended input for some features.
  1. Smart stay: Set the device to prevent the display from turning off while you are looking at it.
  2. Games: Activate the Game Launcher. Refer to Game Launcher for more information.
  3. Caller ID and spam protection: Set the device to identify unsaved phone numbers when you receive incoming calls or messages. You can also set it to display your information on the other party’s device when you make a call or send a message, even if they do not have your phone number saved to their device. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
  4. One-handed mode: Activate one-handed operation mode for your convenience when using the device with one hand. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
  5. Finger sensor gestures: Set the device to allow you to open or close apps or features using the fingerprint recognition sensor.
  6. Quick launch Camera: Set the device to launch the camera by pressing the Power key twice quickly. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
  7. Device assistance app: Select a device assistance app to launch when you press and hold the Home button. The device assistance app will gather information from the current screen and provide related information, apps, and features.
  8. Multi window: Select a Multi window launch method.
  9. Smart capture: Set the device to capture the current screen and scrollable area, and crop and share the screenshot immediately.
  10. Palm swipe to capture: Set the device to capture a screenshot when you swipe your hand to the left or right across the screen. You can view the captured images in Gallery. It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some apps and features.
  11. Direct call: Set the device to make a voice call by picking up and holding the device near your ear while viewing call, message, or contact details.
  12. Smart alert: Set the device to alert you if you have missed calls or new messages when you pick up the device. This feature may not work if the screen is turned on or the device is not on a flat surface.
  13. Easy mute: Set the device to mute incoming calls or alarms by using palm motions or facing the device’s screen downwards.
  14. Swipe to call or send messages: Set the device to make a call or send a message when you swipe to the right or left on a contact or a phone number.
  15. Send SOS messages: Set the device to send help messages by pressing the Power key three times. You can also send sound recordings along with the message to the recipients.
  16. Direct share: Set the device to display the people you contacted on the sharing options panel to allow you to share content directly.
  17. Video enhancer: Enhance the image quality of your videos to enjoy brighter and more vivid colours. This feature may not be available in some apps.