How To Enable Gestures on Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge


Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have once again started gaining attention since the tragic demise of Galaxy Note 7 phablet, which was supposed to be the best device of 2016. The Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge are by no means behind the now extinct Note 7 in terms of software features and hardware specs. If you had been waiting for the Note 7 but left disappointed by the whole Note 7 explosion episode, worry not, because Samsung still offers two great phones in the shape of S7 and S7 Edge. In this post, we are going to discuss how to enable gestures on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones. All Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge owners should pay attention because this is one of the best new features that Samsung has incorporated in its two brilliant devices.

If you use Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge and have been looking for an easy and quick method of enabling gestures on your device, you are at the right place. Follow the steps in the guide below to discover where to find the gestures feature on your device and how to enable gestures on Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

How To Enable Gestures on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

One of the main attractions at the time of the launch of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge was the new gesture control feature. Gesture control is a really impressive features that makes performing many basic routine day-to-day tasks on your smartphone easier and quicker such as taking a screenshot or selfie. Here’s are the steps for activating gestures on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.

1 – Grab your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge device.

2 – Swipe down from the top of the screen to access the notification bar.

3 – Tap on the Settings icon.

4 – Next, swipe to the Device tab in Settings, and tap on Advanced features option.


5 – Here, you’ll see the toggles for all gesture controls on your Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge. For example, activate Direct call toggle. After this, bring Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge near to your ear to call someone with their information on the display. You can also send voice messages using this gesture.

Similarly, you can use Easy mute gesture to mute incoming calls, message ring, alarm and other sounds by placing your hand on the screen.


6 – That’s all. You can perform many other tasks using features controls in Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, for that, simple head over to the gestures settings as shown above and start the magic.

If you know more Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge tips and tricks, do share with us in the comments below.

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