How do I set up one handed mode on my Galaxy device?

One-handed mode allows you to adjust the display size and layout to take up a smaller portion of the display making it easier to use one-handed. You can set it to activate either by pulling up from the bottom corner of the screen or when you press the home button three times in rapid succession.


To turn on One-handed mode, go to Settings > Advanced features > One-handed mode. Once turned on, you can then choose to reduce the screen size whenever you need to by a doing a particular action.


Choose either Gesture (swipe up from the bottom corner of the screen) or Button (press the Home button three times in rapid succession) as your activation method. 


1 Turn on One-handed mode in Settings > Advanced Features > One-handed mode
one-handed mode
2 Select the method you would like to active One-handed mode.
gesture or button
3 Whenever you wish to change to one-handed mode, either swipe upwards from the corner of the screen or press the home button three times in rapid succession as per the preference you set.
gesture or button
4 Use the smaller screen in the same way you would usually e.g. tap to open apps or swipe to the side to access additional screens.
5 To finish using one-handed mode, simply tap anywhere in the grey area outside of the smaller screen and it will return to normal.
stop one handed mode

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