You cannot skip touchscreen gestures when using Galaxy S21. Even if you choose to use navigation buttons, you still need to use the touchscreen gestures for many operations on Galaxy S21.
This Galaxy S21 how-to guide explains the 8 supported touchscreen gestures on Galaxy S21 and demonstrates how to use them. Some advice on taking care of the Galaxy S21 screen is also covered.
This guide applies to all models and variants of Galaxy S21 phones because the touchscreen gestures are a common software feature on these phones.
What are the supported touchscreen gestures on Galaxy S21?
Galaxy S21 supports 8 touchscreen gestures:
- Tap (single tap).
- Triple tap.
- Long tap (tap and hold).
- Swipe (slide).
These are touchscreen gestures supported at the system level. Some apps may support other fancy gestures.
Tap (single tap)
Tapping is the simplest and most frequently used touchscreen gesture on Galaxy S21.
You touch (tap) somewhere on the Galaxy S21 screen once, then move your finger away from the screen, as illustrated below.
When using DeX with a mouse, the corresponding operation is “click”.
The action of the tapping gesture depends on the object you touched and the app you … Read the rest