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What is Edge Sense?

Edge Sense provides an intuitive way to interact with HTC U11 life by simply squeezing its lower sides. Customize Edge Sense to quickly access your favorite app or shortcut, such as launching the Camera app, typing with your voice, capturing screenshots, and more.

Setting up Edge Sense

If you didn't set up Edge Sense when you first set up your phone, you can do it in Settings.
  1. From the Home screen, tap > Settings > Edge Sense.

    The Edge Sense setup screen will also appear automatically when you squeeze the lower sides of your phone the first time.

  2. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the process.
After you've finished setting up Edge Sense, it works in Basic mode which, by default, allows you to launch the Camera app and take shots with a squeeze of your phone. See Taking camera shots using Edge Sense. If you want to assign another action or app to the squeeze gesture, see Changing the action to take when you squeeze the phone.

Edge Sense also has an Advanced mode that gives you two types of squeeze gestures: a short squeeze and a squeeze and hold. For details, see Enabling Advanced mode.

Turning Edge Sense on or off

You can turn Edge Sense on or off in Settings.
  1. From the Home screen, tap , and then find and tap Settings.
  2. Tap the Edge Sense On/Off switch to turn it on and off.
Tip: You can also turn Edge Sense on or off in Quick Settings. For details, see Using Quick Settings.
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