How do I enable the Palm Swipe feature on my Galaxy Note8?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Palm Swipe


Pressing and holding buttons is so boring. Learn how to take a screenshot with just a swipe of your palm.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Enable Palm Swipe


Note: Set the device to capture a screenshot when you swipe your hand to the left or right across the screen. You can view the captured images in Gallery.

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch Advanced features.

4. Navigate to and touch Palm swipe to capture.

5. To turn on Palm swipe to capture, touch the slider:

Enable Palm Swipe


Note: This feature is activated by default.

Important: It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some apps and features.

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