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S-Pen Features and Settings on Your Galaxy Tab S3 (Verizon)

Galaxy Tab S3 Spen Features

Take memos with the S Pen, even when the screen is off. Enjoy simple and speedy access to the powerful S-Pen features. Learn how to Use the Air Command Feature.

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

S-Pen Features and Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select S Pen.

    Samsung Galaxy Settings - S Pen
    • Air command: Configure the Air Command menu.

    • Air view: Turn Air view on or off.

    • Direct pen input: Turn the Direct pen input feature on or off. This feature allows you to switch from the keyboard to the S Pen when filling in form fields.

    • Pointer: Turn the pointer on or off. The pointer appears on the screen when the tip of the S Pen is hovering close enough. Holding the pointer over some features can reveal what an item is or what it does.

    • Screen off memo: Create notes by pressing the pen button, touching the screen while it is off, and then writing on it.

    • S pen sound: Set your tablet to play sounds while writing on the screen.

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