Use Motion Launch on the HTC One M8

Edited by Grimm, Gordon, Eng

You are watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to use Motion Launch on an HTC One M8 smartphone. Motion Launch functions by picking up the phone and performing a gesture to activate the phone and, depending on the gesture, open an app.

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Steps

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    To wake up the screen and display the lock screen, pick up the phone in portrait mode (the phone is upright) and double tap on the screen
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    To wake up and unlock the screen at the same time, pick up the phone in portrait mode and swipe up
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    This turns the screen on, unlocks the phone and goes directly to the home screen.
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    To wake up the phone and go directly to BlinkFeed, pick up the phone in portrait mode and swipe from left to right
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    This will take you directly to the BlinkFeed application. Please refer to the video on VisiHow on how to set up BlinkFeed on an HTC One M8 for details on how to set up BlinkFeed.
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    To wake up the phone and go directly to the home widget panel, pick up the phone in portrait mode and swipe from right to left
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    To make a quick call, pick up the phone in portrait mode and swipe down from the top of the screen
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    This uses the HTC quick call function. After swiping down, say, "Call" and the name of the person to call. For example, say, "Call Henry." This will place a call to the specified contact.
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    To launch the camera, pick up the phone in landscape mode (turned sideways) and press the volume button on the right side of the phone
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    This will go directly to the camera application and it will be possible to take a photo. The default mode is to use the camera on the back of the phone. Please refer to the video on VisiHow on how to use the camera on an HTC One M8 for more details.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to use Motion Launch on an HTC One M8
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    If you have any questions or comments, please post them in the comments section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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