Samsung Galaxy Tab A (8.0) - Motions and Gestures

Note Motions and gestures settings allow for various motion-activated services.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Advanced features.
  3. Tap any of the following switches to turn on Switch on or off Switch off:
    • Smart capture
      Note Show additional options after capturing a screenshot.
    • Direct share
      Note Share content directly with your contacts from within
      any app.
    • Reduce animations
      Note Tone down motion effects on the screen. 
  4. Tap Motions and gestures.
  5. Tap any of the following switches to turn on or off:
    • Double tap to wake
      Note Turn on the screen when you double tap it.
    • Easy mute
      Note Place your hand on the screen while the screen is on to mute calls and alarms.
    • Palm swipe to capture
      Note When on, the screen is captured by swiping the edge of your hand across more than half the screen.