What should I do if Air Gesture isn't working very well on my Samsung Galaxy S4?

What should I do if Air Gesture isn't working very well on my Samsung Galaxy S4? 

  

 

Make smooth and steady gestures close to the screen

 

The sensor recognises gestures best when you make smooth and steady movements about 7 centimetres from the sensor.


 

If you perform gestures too far from the device or while wearing dark-coloured clothes such as gloves the device may not recognise your gestures.

 

 

Make sure the Air Gesture feature is turned on and the air gesture(s) you want to use is/are enabled

 

Look at the status bar at the top of the screen. If you see this icon: What should I do if Air Gesture isn't working very well on my Samsung Galaxy S4? the Air Gesture feature is indeed turned on. If you don't see this icon Air Gesture isn't switched on. To turn on Air Gesture follow these steps:

 

1. From the Home screen tap Apps.

 

 

2. Touch Settings What should I do if Air Gesture isn't working very well on my Samsung Galaxy S4? (you may need to swipe left or right to locate it first).

 

 

3. Touch the What should I do if Air Gesture isn't working very well on my Samsung Galaxy S4? My Device tab.

 

 

4. Scroll down to locate and touch What should I do if Air Gesture isn't working very well on my Samsung Galaxy S4? Motions and Gestures.

 

 

5. Touch Air Gesture.

 

6. If the slider next to Air Gesture in the top-right corner of the screen is in the 'off' position touch it to enable the Air Gesture feature.

 

7. If the slider next to the particular air gesture you want to enable (Quick glanceAir jumpAir browseAir move and Air call-accept) is in the 'off' position, touch it. You can enable as many of the gestures as you wish.

 

 

Make sure the app you wish to use air gestures for supports air gestures

 

Not all apps can recognise air gestures. Make sure the app you are trying to operate through air gestures supports them. This information may exist on the app's page in the store from which you bought it. You may also try contacting the app's developer directly or searching for this information on the web.

 

If after following all of the above steps you still find that Air Gesture isn't working properly there may be a fault with your phone. In this case please click here to contact Samsung's customer support service.

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