What is the Air Gesture feature and how do I use the Air Gesture feature?

Last Update date : 2014.10.16

Use this feature to control functions without touching the screen.

Before using this feature, make sure the Air Gesture feature is activated.


1. On the Home screen, tap Apps





2. Tap Settings





3. Tap My Device





4. Scroll down to Motions and Gestures





Note: 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.



5. Drag the Air Gesture switch to the right to activate it.


S4 Air Gesture 


Note: A pop up screen will be displayed advising you to enable this feature fully, enable at least one of the relevant functions.



The Air Gesture sensor is positioned at the top right above the screen.


S4 Air Gesture 

The sensor can recognize your gestures best at a distance of 7cm when you perform them at normal speed.

When air gestures are available, the icon shown here will appear on the status bar at the top of the screen.


S4 Air Gesture 



The features available are:

S4 Air Gesture 

- Quick glance
- Air jump
- Air browse
- Air move
- Air call-accept 



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