Answering Calls with One Tap on my Samsung Phone

Last Update date : May 16. 2023

Want to quickly answer calls without swiping across the screen? Simply activate Assistant menu in your Accessbility settings. Please follow the below guide for step-by-step instructions. If you would prefer to continue to answer calls using the swipe function please refer to our guide How do I Answer or Decline Calls on my Samsung Phone? for more information. To learn how to answer calls from your Samsung Watch please check out our guide Answering Calls on my Samsung Watch.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary.

1 Head into your Settings and tap on Accessbility
Select Accessbility
2 Select Interaction and dexterity
Select Interaction and dexterity
3 Tap on Assistant menu
Select Assistant menu
4 Toggle this setting on
Toggle on Setting
5 Toggle on Replace Swipe with Single Tap
Toggle on Replace Swipe with Single Tap

Once this setting is enabled you will also be able to respond to alarms and alerts by tapping instead of swiping across the screen.

6 Now when you get an incoming call you can simply tap on Answer icon to Answer the call, or tap on decline call to Decline
Answering incoming calls

If you require further assistance, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page or contact our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia). You can also contact our Chat Support team or reach us through Samsung Members Community.

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