How do I use the edge panel?
The edge panel keeps the most important features of your phone tucked to one side, ready to use at a moment's notice. You can use the edge panel to access your favourite contacts, apps, and webpages alongside loads more. The edge panel can appear over apps you are using and can even be accessed when the display is on standby, making sure you have everything you need as soon as you need it.
Find out more about using and editing the edge panels below.
If you have a lot of apps on your device, it can be difficult to find the ones that are the most important to you. The app edge panel allows you to save up to 10 apps to the side of your screen so that they can be launched in seconds. You can also use the edge panel to create app pairs. App pairs launch two apps at the same time in split screen view, helping you be more productive than ever.
Please note: you will need to add the apps panel to the edge screen before it can be used. If you can't find the apps panel, go through the Get started with the edge panel steps to add it
Please note: only apps that can be opened in split screen view will appear. If you can't find the app you want to use, it may not be multi window compatible
The people edge panel places ten of your contacts within easy access. The people that you contact the most will be suggested for the edge panel, but you can add whoever you want. Once your contacts are added to the panel, you can send them a text or call them from the panel.
Please note: you will need to add the people panel to the edge screen before it can be used. If you can't find the people panel, go through the Get started with the edge panel steps to add it
Tasks can quickly take you to a specific feature of an app, such as writing a message, adding an event or creating a contact. There are loads of handy tasks already created for the edge panel. but you can also create your own shortcut with compatible apps.
Please note: you will need to add the tasks panel to the edge screen before it can be used. If you can't find the tasks panel, go through the Get started with the edge panel steps to add it
The internet panel gives you access to five of your favourite webpages. To place a webpage on the edge panel, you must first bookmark it on the Samsung Internet app. Find out more about using the Samsung Internet app.
Please note: you will need to add the Samsung internet panel to the edge screen before it can be used. If you can't find the Samsung internet panel, go through the Get started with the edge panel steps to add it
Each of the pre-installed edge panels makes accessing certain features on your device quicker and easier. If you're looking to use a feature that's not included, you may be able to download a new edge panel that includes it. On the Galaxy Store there are loads of edge panel apps that you can download to give you complete customisation.
By default, the edge panel handle will appear on the right side of the screen. If you prefer holding your phone in your left hand, you can change this to better suit your needs. You can also change the colour of the handle, how high up the screen it appears and the size and transparency.
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