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Mobile Assistant Menu | Accessibility

Galaxy Mobile

The 'Accessibility' menu is displayed. This includes options for 'Screen reader', 'Visibility enhancements', 'Hearing enhancements' and 'Interaction and dexterity'.

Assistant Menu

Assistant menu is designed for individuals with motor control or other physical impairments. By using Assistant menu, you can access hardware buttons and all parts of the screen by simply tapping or swiping.

The 'Interaction and dexterity' menu is displayed. Assistant menu is turned 'on'. The Assistant menu pop-up is shown, with Recents, Home, Back, Screen off, Volume, and Screenshots icons.

Pressing hardware keys and buttons

Assistant menu lets you do the following tasks without using hardware keys or on-screen buttons:

  • Recent apps

    show recent apps

  • Home screen

    go to the Home screen

  • Back

    go to the previous screen

  • Volume

    change volume and access other audio controls

  • Lock

    lock your phone

  • Screenshots

    take a screenshot

  • Phone options

    power off, restart, and emergency mode

  • Bixby

    go to Bixby Home (tap) or call Bixby (touch and hold)

The 'Assistant menu options' menu is displayed. App icons for Recents, Home, Back, Screen off, Volume, Screenshots, Notification panel, Pinch zoom, Phone options, Cursor, Screen control, and Menu settings are active and can be deleted. App icons for Brightness, Screen rotation, Bixby, and Magnifier window are inactive and can be added.

Accessing all parts of the screen easily

Easily access items anywhere on the screen.

  • Notification panel

    open or close notification panel

  • Cursor

    use a small touchpad and a cursor to access any part of the screen

  • Screen control

    use a circle touchpad to scroll up and down lists or navigate pages

  • Volume

    increase or decrease volume

  • Pinch zoom

    zoom in or zoom out with a single tap

  • Menu settings

    go to Assistant menu settings

  • Brightness

    change screen brightness

  • Screen rotation

    change your screen orientation options

  • Magnifier window

    open a magnifier window controlled by a touchpad

* Device images simulated for illustrative purposes.