Using the touch screen

Scroll and move between items

To scroll through a list, pan a webpage, move between pictures, and more, slide your finger up and down or right and left.

This illustration shows how to swipe.

This illustration shows how to swipe.

Zoom in and zoom out

To zoom in and zoom out of a webpage, picture, video, or other content, slide your fingers apart to zoom in or together to zoom out.

This illustration shows how to pinch in.

This illustration shows how to pinch out.

Move items from one place to another

To move an item from one place to another, touch and hold the item. Slide your finger to where you want the icon to be.

This illustration shows the first part of a dragging gesture.

This illustration shows the first part of a dragging gesture.

Show the home screen and minimize apps

To show the home screen and minimize apps, swipe up from the bottom frame onto the screen.

This illustration shows how to show the home screen.

Show the menu

In many apps, you can find additional features, options, and help in the menu.

To show the menu while you are in an app, swipe down from the top frame onto the screen. To close the menu, tap anywhere on the screen outside the menu.

This illustration shows how to show the menu.

Switch between apps

You can flip between your open apps without having to return to the home screen.

To switch between apps, swipe in from the left or right frame onto the screen.

This illustration shows how to switch between apps.

Show the status bar

You can peek at the status bar without leaving the app you're using. This is a great way to quickly check your notifications, see the time, keep an eye on your battery power level, change system options, and more.

To show the status bar, swipe in from the top-left frame onto the screen.

This illustration shows how to show the status bar.

Close an app

To close an app, show the home screen to minimize the app. Touch the minimized app and swipe up.

This illustration shows how to close an app.

Switch between views on the home screen

To switch between views, swipe left or right in the lower part of the home screen.

This illustration shows how to switch between views on the home screen.

Wake up your tablet

Your tablet enters standby mode after a certain period of time to conserve battery power. To wake it up, swipe from one side of the frame to the other.

This illustration shows how to wake up your tablet.

Show the keyboard

To show the keyboard, swipe in from the bottom-left frame onto the screen.

This illustration shows how to show the keyboard.

Zoom in and zoom out quickly

To zoom in and zoom out quickly, double-tap a webpage, picture, or other content.

This illustration shows how to zoom in and out quickly

Go back

To navigate within an application, you can swipe up from the bottom frame toward the left frame. For example, this would allow you to navigate from a picture to the picture gallery.

This illustration shows you how to go back to your previous location.



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