QuickTheater – Provides quick access to entertainment (pictures, videos, YouTube) from the lock screen
o DO: From the lock screen, hold the device in landscape mode and swipe two fingers out from the center of the screen, in opposite directions, simultaneously.
o This feature is only available when using the “Swipe” screen-lock option
Dual Window – Simultaneous use of two apps for effective multi-tasking
o DO: Hold down the “Back” key to activate Dual Window. Drag a selected app to the top half of the screen, then a second app to the bottom. Resize the split by dragging the center bar as needed
KnockON – Wake the sleeping device by double-tapping the center of the screen
o Turn this feature on/off in Settings > Gestures > Screen on/off
Slide Aside – Multi-task by keeping up to three active apps open in the background
o DO: Open an app of choice. Using three fingers, swipe across the screen, right to left. The app will slide into the background - notice the icon in the notification bar signifying how many apps are “slid aside”. Open two more apps and slide them aside as well. Now three-finger-slide, from left to right, to see the active apps. Select the one to interact with or close them out one by one
o This feature can be turned on/off in Settings > Multitasking >Slide Aside
VP Panorama - Creating 360° views by automatically stitching together individual images.
o DO: Go to the camera app, click on the “mode” button and select VR Panorama. Tap the shutter to start countdown. Move the focused square area to layer on top of the blue square boxes to capture that angle. Keep moving the camera to fit more blue squares boxes. Tap on the shutter button to finish and for all angles to get stitching together.
Direct Access UI – Directly enter QuickMemo or Camera mode simply by long-pressing the up/down volume key while the display is off
Guest Mode - Allows another user to access the phone by drawing a different gesture on the lock screen with a secondary unlock pattern
o Enables the user to select the apps for the guest to access in Guest Mode
o Lock pattern must be set up in order to have Guest Mode enabled. Activate at Settings > Guest Mode
o DO: Have the reps come up with at least two use-cases for Guest Mode
Personalized Icons – Gives the ability to personalize the size and image for app icons
o Long-press an icon on one of the home screens, then release. Once released, a purple paint brush-looking image will appear on the top right of the icon. Touch the icon again (while paint brush image is on screen), to open an image library. Within this library, the icon size can be changed, and a replacement image can be selected
Within the library, the “Photo icon” tab can be selected in order to add your own photo in place of the standard image – make it as large or small as you like
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