How do I use the touch screen on the Galaxy S3?

Last Update Date : Apr 20. 2018
How do I use the touch screen on the Galaxy S3? 






Your device’s touch screen lets you easily select items or
perform functions. Learn basic actions for using the touch


notice  Do not press the touch screen with your fingertips, 
             or use sharp tools on the touch screen. Doing so may 
             damage the touch screen or cause it to malfunction. 
             ●Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact 
             with other electrical devices. Electrostatic discharges 
             can cause the touch screen to malfunction. 
             ●Do not allow the touch screen to come into contact 
             with liquids. The touch screen may malfunction in 
             humid co nditions or when exposed to liquids. 
             ●Leaving the touch screen idle for extended periods 
             may result in afterimages (screen burn-in) or ghosting. 
             Turn off the touch screen when you do not use the 

note For optimal use of the touch screen, remove the 
            screen protection film before using your device. 
            ●Your touch screen has a layer that detects small 
            electrical charges emitted by the human body. For 
            best performance, tap the touch screen with your 
            fingertip. The touch screen will not react to touches 
            from sharp objects, such as a stylus or pen.

Control your touch screen with the following actions:
Touch once to select or launch a
menu, option, or application. 

Tap and hold
Tap an item and hold it for more than
2 seconds. 
                                                                            tap and hold 

Tap an item and move it to a new 

Tap an item twice quickly 
                                                                            double tap     

Briskly scroll up, down, left, or right to
move through lists or screens. 

Place two of your fingers far apart,
and then pinch them together. 

Your device turns off the touch screen when you do
not use it for a specified period. To turn on the screen,
press the Power key or the Home key.
●You can set the length of time that the device waits
before turning off the screen. In the application list,
select Settings → Display → Screen timeout.

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