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Squeezing to perform actions in your apps

Edge Sense lets you perform certain actions in your apps by just squeezing your phone.

There are default apps that are already predefined with squeeze gestures to perform actions:

Screen showing the Edge Sense settings.
  • To see all the default apps with predefined actions, your phone needs to be connected to the Internet and these apps must already be installed on your phone. Also, you need to tap In-app squeeze > Add more in-app options and then tap Agree the first time you use the in-app options feature.
  • Most of the default apps are not selected. You need to select them to enable their squeeze gestures.

Assigning in-app actions to squeeze gestures

Per app, you can customize squeeze gestures to do a tap or double-tap on a specific area on the screen.
  1. From the Home screen, swipe up and then tap Settings > Edge Sense.
  2. Tap In-app squeeze > Add more in-app options.
  3. Tap the app you want to customize.
  4. Tap Short squeeze.
  5. Go to the screen in the app where you want to apply the squeeze gesture.
  6. Tap In-app record icon, and then tap an area such as an onscreen button you want to assign.
  7. Choose whether to assign a Tap or Double tap action, and then tap OK.
    • You can only assign a tap or double-tap action on the selected screen. A series of touch screen actions cannot be assigned to a squeeze gesture.
    • Do not add an action in which you need to scroll down the screen to tap something. The created squeeze gesture may not trigger the action if you've scrolled to a different position on that screen.
    • Actions such as pinch, scroll, and press and hold are currently not supported.
  8. Enter a name for the customized action, and then tap Save.
  9. To customize the squeeze and hold gesture, tap Squeeze & hold > Add a new action and repeat steps 5 to 8.
    Tip: If you left an app screen and haven't completed setting up its in-app options, tap Resume to in-app options icon to resume or Exit in-app options icon to end the customization process.
  10. When done, tap Back icon until you return to the In-app squeeze screen.

    You'll see the app you've just customized added to the screen.

Changing in-app actions

Whether it's the default apps or your own customized apps. you can change the in-app actions that are assigned to their squeeze gestures.
  1. From the Home screen, swipe up and then tap Settings > Edge Sense.
  2. Tap In-app squeeze, and then tap the app you want to make adjustments to.
  3. Choose whether to make adjustments to the Short squeeze or Squeeze & hold gesture.
  4. If you have several actions already created, select the one you want to assign to the squeeze gesture. Or tap Add a new action to create a new one.
    Tip: Tap Edit icon to change an action name that you've created.
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