Use Samsung Air View

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Method 1: Turn On Air View

You're watching VisiHow, and today we going to work through how you start up Air gestures on your Samsung Galaxy S5.

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    The first thing you going to do is click the lock button, (power button on the side of the phone)
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    And then swipe across your phone
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    From here you go to apps
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    In the apps, you will see your settings
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    Go to settings.
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    In settings, you scroll down to Motion just right about here, and you click Air view
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    Our Air view feature here has four different sections
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    We are going to start with the S Planner
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    The S Planner is about the events. If you hover your finger over the particular date, you will see all the details related to that event.
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    We scroll down to Gallery
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    Gallery features allow you to look at pictures and album just by hovering your finger over the album. You can see all the pictures in it.
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    Scroll down now to the Video Player
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    The Video Player allows you to see the elapsed time.
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    You just have to put your finger on a particular spot, and you will see how far the video has gone
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    The fourth feature is the Phone feature, where you hover your finger over a particular button, and it will give you the speed dial number associated with that particular number
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    Scroll back up, and enable Air view by just tapping this button on the top right
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    Now Air view has been enabled
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    Thank you for watching VisiHow
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Video: Use Samsung Air View Turn ON Air View


Method 2: SMS Messages

Hello, you are watching VisiHow. Today we are going to show you how you can access your messages using Air View without actually opening the message.

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    To get started you can press on the unlock button
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    One press should unlock the phone
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    Then swipe on the unlock screen
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    If you have a PIN or Pass-code Enter that too to access your phone
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    This should lead you to the home screen.
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    You can see at the bottom the Messages icon, and number 1 next to it
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    This indicates that we have one unread message.
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    Alternatively, you can also press the Apps button if you don't have messages icon on the home screen
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    Pressing on the Apps, will open up your applications folder
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    In the applications folder you should also find the messages icon with 1 unread message
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    One tap on the message icon, will open up my messages folder
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    As you can see here, I have a number of messages
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    If I simply take my finger, and hover on this message, it pops up letting me see the message and yet the message unread counter still shows 1 unread message
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    When I take off my finger, the message still stays unread
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    If I tap on the message instead of hovering over it, I can see all the read and the unread messages
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    To return back, press on the top like that
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    As you can see, I can still hover on the message even after I have read it, and see the content
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    This is an extremely useful feature, if you are looking for a particular message someone sent, or you have a number of messages from unknown callers, and you trying to figure out which one is to keep and which one is to delete
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    Press on the Home Button which is the oval Button at the bottom of your phone
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    It will take you back to the home screen
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to use Air View, to view unread messages in your SMS application, using Samsung S5, S5 mini or S5 dual
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    You have been watching VisiHow
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    Thank you for your time and have a great day.
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Video: Use Samsung Air View SMS Messages


Method 3: Speed Dial

you are watching VisiHow. Today we are going to show you, how you can use Air gestures to quickly and easily see, the first set of speed dial contacts, on your Samsung Galaxy S5 smart phones.

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    To start, we are going to press the power button, or the Lock button, on time on the wright side of the phone
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    Then we need to swipe across our locked screen, or entering a pattern, or fingerprint or any other form of lock you may have set up
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    Once is Done, we're just going to tap on the phone icon, it's on the bottom left hand side of the phone
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    If you've changed or modified your screen, you may not have this phone icon, in which case you are going to need to tap on Apps icon
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    Tapping on Apps is going to open up our application folder,
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    Where we can scroll through, and we should find the same phone icon, as I just showed you on the main screen
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    We're going to tap on that icon one time.
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    Tapping on that, is going to open up our phone menu
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    We have a selection of Contacts
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    Favorite
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    All which we've discussed in other videos, on how to use the Samsung Galaxy S5
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    For our purposes we want keypad, which is the last one I've pressed. Once we are on Keypad, all we need to do, to see which number is assign to the speed dial, just hold our over the number, in this case you can see that I hold my finger over it, and I now have "Like a School" pop up.
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    I can move my finger off, and it goes away
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    I am not actually pressing that, I am holding my finger over it, I am not actually pressing it
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    In the event, If I were pressing it, something will pop up on screen, like that 5, but I am not
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    I am simply holding my finger over it, and I am getting the popup
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    Now, you will know that there is nothing coming up on the screen, this is because you have many dialing numbers and you pause over a number, the phone prevents you from accidentally dialing a speed dial Contact.
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    So, if you accidentally pressed the number, simply back space
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    Once again, hold your finger over the number, you will see the number lights up, as you can see on the outside of my finger
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    Again, hold your finger over the number, the number lights up, and the quick contact pops up
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    Now, we're going to go back to the home screen, by pressing the home button, which is the bottom button at the center of the phone
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    One press , will take us back to the home screen
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    This concludes our tutorial, on how to use the Air gestures, to quickly and easily see who your speed dial contacts are, on a given number.Thank you for choosing VisiHow
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    Have a great day.
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Video: Use Samsung Air View with Speed Dial.


Method 4: Gallery

You are watching VisiHow. Today we are going to show you use air gesture to quickly see the photos in any album in your Samsung Galaxy S5.

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    To start, what we need to do is to press the lock button on the right side of phone
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    One quick press, could open our lock screen
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    Then, we just swipe across the lock screen
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    That will open the home screen
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    As you can see, I have a selection of icon on my home screen, and one of them is my Gallery.One press on Gallery will open it
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    If you change or modify your home screen, or your launcher, and you don't have the Gallery icon, or any link to the Gallery on your home screen, you need to press the App menu
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    This icon will take you to the application folder, where you can then scroll through
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    You should be able to find the same icon for your Gallery
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    One press on this will open our Gallery
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    In my Gallery, as you can see, I have a selection of Gallery options
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    Under the camera I have 181 photos, I have 1 downloaded photo, and 5 created photos, 1 kids camera photo, 21 kids drawings, 1 Viber message photo, and 20 picasa photos.Generally speaking, I would need to press on each of these, and open them to see what's in there.However, using Air gestures, I can quick put one finger over any of these folders, and I will be able to see the contents of the folder. For example I can hover my finger over Picasa, and I get a popup of what's inside Picasa.
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    I can hover my finger over my kids drawings, and I will quickly see what's there
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    Likewise, hovering over the Download photos, gives me a quick picture
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    I can hover over the camera, and I will see a quick selection of what's in my camera.So this is how you quickly and easily use Air gestures to see the content of ant set of folders, or images that you have in your Gallery
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    Now let's press the home button, which is the bottom button on the center of your phone.
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    This will take us back to the home screen, where we can continue to use our phone as normal, and perform other actions
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    This conclude our tutorial, on how to use Air View, to view Gallery images on the Samsung Galaxy S5
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    Thank you for watching VisiHow, and have a great day.
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Video: Use Samsung Air View with Gallery


Method 5: S Planner

you are watching VisiHow. Today we are going to show you how to use Air View, on your Samsung Galaxy S5, to get more information about events, in the S planner.

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    To start with, we're going to press this button here on the right hand side of your phone
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    One press on that button, it's going to open up your lock screen
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    On your lock screen, you are going to swipe across the screen to unlock it, if you have a PIN code, or Pass code, or finger prints scan, or any other method of accessing your screen, such as a pattern, you are going to do that
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    This is going to take us to the home screen
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    Here, you can see that we have a few applications, but we do not have the S Planner application, that is because the S Planner application is not a default icon on the desktop, of the Samsung Galaxy S5
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    Therefore if you are running a stock installation as I am, you want to need to go down to the bottom right hand side, to the Apps icon, which I am currently pointing at.
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    Tap on the Apps icon one time, this is going to show you the applications folder, where all the applications on your device are stored
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    Depending on your set up in the applications you have installed, the S planner icon may appear in a different place than it does in my current set up. However, you can see the green calendar page, with the number 31 on it, here which I am currently pointing at, that reads S Planner.
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    Tap on that one time, and that will open up the S planner Calendar
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    Now, you will see that I have a series of green Dots on the calendar, you can see that March third has a green Dot, as well as 8th, 20th, and 21st
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    Normally, you would have to tap each of these to see what it was, for example, if I tap on March the 3rd.
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    It tells me, that's Mother's Day
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    If I tap on the 8th, it tells me, that is the International Women's Day.
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    However, I can also take my finger, and simply hover over the third, which pops up, Mother's Day
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    If I put my finger over the 20th, you can see that I have an appointment set "Hi"
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    If I put my finger over the 21st, you can see that it is now, Nowruz, which is the first day of Spring
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    Now if I put my finger over the 9th, you will see that it is the Independent.., and we can tap that to get more information.
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    And we will tap it again to get more information
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    So, there are all the details about it
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    You can go back, and tap on Detail view
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    I we hold our finger over here, it will also pops up more information
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    If I go one month by tapping up here, to March where I was before
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    I can put my finger over the 10th, I can see the " Orthodox Good Friday" pops up, for April 10th
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    Now for example, let me tap on the 3rd, which is Mother's Day
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    On tap on the 3rd, and if I hover my finger over the Mother's Day here at the bottom, it will not show me any more information, because there is nothing extra to show
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    If I tap on the 8th, which is the International Women's Day, and if I hover my finger over that, it will also not show me any more information, because there is nothing extra to show. However, as I showed you before, tapping on the 9th, there is more information that can be displayed, so putting my finger over it actually shows me the full set of information for that particular event.
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    This is important, because there are many of the events that you are trying to quickly scroll through, so I may want to see what's on the 12, Just put my finger over it, so there it is as in the photo
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    Also what is happening on the 13th, just hover my finger over it, and the information pop's up
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    What is happening on the 9th of May, it is the Victory Day
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    So, you see that we have all of these options, where you can use the Air View to see more information about what you have going on, in your calendar, or in your self-calendar functions
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to use the Air View future with S Planner, to get back to the main screen, simply press the oval shaped button, at the bottom of your phone, which is the home button.
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    One press will take you back to your home screen
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    Thanks for choosing VisiHow
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    Please let us know if you have suggestions, or comments, or needed additional information about how to use this future in the S Planner, we will be happy to help you out with that. Thank you and have a great day.
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Video: Use Samsung Air View with S Planner


Method 6: Video Player

You're watching VisiHow. Today we are going to show you how to use Samsung Air View or Air Gesture to quickly and easily see the place or area of a video.

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    To start, press the power button on the right side
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    Swipe across the screen to unlock your phone and access the home screen
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    Tap on the Gallery icon
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    It's the icon that looks like a little flower.
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    If you've moved it or don't have that icon on your home screen, tap on the Apps button on the lower right-hand side of the phone
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    This will take you to the applications folder where all of the applications on your Samsung Galaxy S5 or S5 Mini will be stored.
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    Find the Gallery icon, the same flower icon, and tap it once
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    This will open up the gallery.
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    Once the gallery is open, you can hover over videos or images with your finger to see what's there
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    In this case, we want a video, so I'm going to tap on Camera, which will open up our Camera Roll
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    Scroll down to a video
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    We have several videos here, we'll start this one for an example.
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    Once your video is up, simply tap the screen one time to bring up the video timeline and then place your finger anywhere over it
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    When you place your finger over it, it will give you a little pop-up and tell you how much time is left in the video. If you wish to press play, you can still use the function and it shows you the area.
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    This is how you use the Air View or Air Gestures to quickly and easily see the time information on a video, how much time has elapsed, how much time is left and what that time is
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    When you're finished, simply press the home button to take you back to the home screen where you can move on to another task.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to use the Samsung Air View feature to quickly and easily see the elapsed time or the particular time in the video
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    Thank you for choosing VisiHow. Have a great day.
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