How To: Use the Galaxy Note S Pen’s Navigation Features

Posted on Feb 21 2012 - 5:56pm by Brian

I’ve been playing with the Samsung Galaxy Note for a few hours now and I must say that I am having a blast! The S-Pen is a great way to interact with the device as it provides accurate and intuitive input.

At first glimpse I did feel as though there was a slight problem: the S-Pen did not interact with the capacitive navigation buttons along the bottom of the device! I soon realized though that this was not an oversight by Samsung–they had integrated gesture commands that allow you to go Back, Menu and Home without ever taking the stylus off of the screen.

To access Menus, simply hold the pen button and drag up:

To go Back, hold the pen button and drag left:

To return Home, hold the pen button and drag down:

To quickly activate S Memo, double tap anywhere on the screen while holding down the pen button:

To take a Screenshot, hold the pen button and long press using the S-Pen.

Stay tuned for more tips about the Samsung Galaxy Note!

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