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Use Game Tools in the Navigation Bar on Galaxy Note8

Playing your favorite games is supposed to be an immersive experience, and your Note8 offers features that go above and beyond to deliver. Catch that Pikachu in Pokemon GO or level up in Candy Crush in full-screen mode. Learn how to access Game Tools to enhance your gaming experience.

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

Set Up Game Launcher

First of all, let’s get all your go-to games in one place so you’re ready to play. Read on to set up Game Launcher.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Game Launcher.

  3. To turn on the Game Launcher, touch the slider.

  4. Navigate to Apps > Game Launcher.

  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to setup Game Launcher.

Use Game Tools

Just sliced the big pineapple in Fruit Ninja? Take a screenshot to show your gaming friends. You can even record your game and watch an instant replay. Learn more about these and other settings below.

  1. Launch your favorite game app using the Game Launcher.

  2. Touch the Game Tools icon.

  3. Use the following tools to enhance your gaming experience:

    • Full screen: Changes the screen resolution to fit the infinity display.

    • No alerts during game: Most alerts will be muted and hidden during gameplay.

    • Hard press button lock: Prevents accidental screen contact during gameplay.

    • Edge touch lock: prevents accidental phone edge contact during gameplay.

    • Screen touch lock: Lock your screen to prevent an accidental touch.

    • Screenshot: Take a screenshot to capture your incredible moments.

    • Record: Record your gameplay to capture unexpected moments.

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