Use Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with Gloves On

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There will be conditions, usually cold conditions when you'll want to use your device while wearing gloves. The moment you start using gloves with your Samsung Galaxy Note3, you will notice that it does not recognize glove touch inputs. Most touchscreens are designed to only recognize fingers and other accessories, and in Note3's case, the S Pen. However, there is still a way to use gloves with your Note3. This article will discuss how to use your Samsung Galaxy Note3 with the gloves on.

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How to use gloves on Samsung Galaxy Note3

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    Increase your device's touch sensitivity to recognize glove touches
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    A more sensitive touchscreen will recognize touch inputs from a glove.
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    Buy special touchscreen gloves
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    You can get them at Amazon
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How To Increase Touchscreen Sensitivity On Samsung Galaxy Note3

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    Go to your Home menu by pressing on the "Home" button located on the lower-right part of the Note3.
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    From your Home menu, go to your applications page by tapping on the "Apps" icon
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    From the Apps folder, go to "Settings"
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    Tap on the gear icon to open it.
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    You will be taken to the Settings, where you can adjust to the settings that you want
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    Go to "Controls".
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    From Controls, tick on the check box for "Increase Touch Sensitivity".
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    You have successfully learned how to adjust Note3's touchscreen sensitivity!
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Tips and Tricks

  • Though other materials may be recognized, using leather gloves will yield better touch inputs than the rest.
  • Using special touchscreen gloves may not require you to increase the touch sensitivity. However, increasing sensitivity would make the special gloves more accurate.
  • Tap the screen of your Note3 a little firmer when using gloves.

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Categories : How To Use Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Recent edits by: Lynn, Eng, Leomar Umpad

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