Use Interaction Control on Samsung Note 10.1

Edited by Grimm, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

You're watching VisiHow. In this video tutorial, we are going to review "Interaction control" in the "Accessibility" menu of the Samsung Note 10.1 (2014 Edition).

Steps

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    We tap and swipe down the screen from the top of the home screen
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    We will bring down our notification panel.
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    In the top right-hand corner, we will find a gear- or wheel-shaped icon
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    The icon stands for Settings. We tap it once.
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    In Settings, we need to tap on "Device"
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    We are looking for the second-to-last option in the left-hand panel.
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    Once "Accessibility" is located, we tap it once
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    In "Accessibility", we tap and scroll down the menu until we find the last option
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    The last option is "Recognition". There is "Interaction control" under it.
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    To switch "Interaction control" on, we tap the toggle next to it until it turns green
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    Now, we tap on "Interaction control" itself
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    This will enable different options. There will be the "Interaction control" window, reading:
    • Customize the way you interact with applications and settings on your device. With interaction control, you can:
      - Block or unblock areas of the screen from touch interaction.
      - Disable Auto rotate screen and hard key functions.
      - Only show application notifications in the notification panel and the status bar.
      To outline the area you want to block on the current screen, or to disable interaction control, press and hold the home key and the volume down key at the same time. If Interaction control is enabled as part of the Direct access feature, press the home key three times instead to enable or disable it.
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    Let us now enable "Interaction control" of the Settings page
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    We hold down the home and volume-down buttons at the same time. We will be in the "Interaction control". We can highlight a portion of the area that we would like to block from touch.
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    We mark a portion to block
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    We can tap the "X" on the selection
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    We can draw a portion of the screen that we do not want to use
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    We tap "Next" in the top right-hand corner
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    We can customize our "Screen timeout" ("Lock the device automatically after you set time") and "Motions" ("Select the motions you want to turn on in motions and gestures settings").
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    We tap "Done" in the top right-hand corner
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    While "Interaction control" is turned on, we will not be able to access the blocked portion
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    Everything else remains accessible.
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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Grimm

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