- The help content here is based on the following
Edge Sense version:
- Before using
Edge Sense, see
Do's and don'ts with
Edge Sense for some important reminders.
- When available, download the latest version of HTC
Edge Sense from
Google Play Store to enjoy add-on features.
, you can launch apps and perform other actions by doing special gestures on your phone such as squeezing.
Apply the gestures on the
Edge Sense area which is along the lower sides of your phone, just below the card slot and buttons. These are the gestures you can do with
By default, you can:
You can change the squeeze gestures to launch your favorite apps, or assign them to do actions such as:
Edge Launcher. See
HTC Alexa. This app is currently available on phones sold in the U.S., U.K., and Germany only.
- Capture screenshots.
- Start or stop voice recording with the HTC
Voice Recorder app.
- Launch the default music app. Play or pause with a short squeeze when music is playing in the background.
Face Unlock. See
Squeezing to unlock your phone with
Face Unlock .
In addition to the above, you can customize squeeze gestures to perform certain actions in an app. See
Assigning in-app actions to squeeze gestures.
Double-tap either the lower-left or lower-right side using your thumb, depending on which hand you usually use to hold your phone. Try touching the area with more surface of your thumb to more easily trigger the double-tap feature. You can also adjust the double-tap sensitivity level .
For details, see
Edge Sense double-tap gesture.
Edge Sense allows your screen to remain on and keep its orientation while you're holding the phone. For details, see
Edge Sense holding gesture.