Air Gesture

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Use this feature (Air Gesture) to control functions without touching the screen.

Before using this feature, make sure the air gesture feature is activated. On the Home screen, tap Apps → Settings → My device → Motions and gestures → Air gesture, and then drag the Air gesture switch to the right.

The device may not recognise your gestures if you perform them too far from the device or while wearing dark-coloured clothes, such as gloves.

Quick glance

When the screen is turned off, move your hand above the sensor to view notifications, missed calls, new messages, time and date, and more.

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Air jump

While viewing emails or webpages, move your hand up or down across the sensor to scroll the page up or down.

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Air browse

Move your hand to the left or right across the sensor to browse images, webpages, songs, or memos.

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Air move

Tap and hold an icon with one hand, and then move your other hand to the left or right across the sensor to move the icon to another location.

While using the daily or weekly calendar, tap and hold an event, and then move your other hand to the left or right to move the event to another day or week.

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Air call-accept

When a call comes in, move your hand to the left, and then to the right across the sensor to answer the call.

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Detailed explanation, user guide and FAQs of air gesture can be found on Galaxy S4 features explained: Air Gesture.

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