Use Air View on Samsung Galaxy S4

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This is part of the Howikis on how to use the Samsung Galaxy S4. The link to the mother Howiki is here - USE SAMSUNG GALAXY S4

Samsung Galaxy S4 come with a big display screen. A 5-inch screen is good for viewing almost everything: pictures, videos and browsers. However there are some sites that do not have mobile support yet and thus you are forced to use the PC version of the site on your 5-inch phone. This is where some minor problems may come in like too little fonts or texts does not fit in a whole screen. Complications may arise too like tapping on the wrong link due to small fonts and spaces between words. If you have experienced any of this, Samsung has just made your life easier and we are here to let you know that.

You can use the Air View allows you to magnify an area of your screen without actually zooming in. The magnified area is then displayed on a pop-up window on your screen for a few seconds, enough to give you a clear sneek peak of the area.

Turning On Airview

  1. 1
    Go to your Home Menu
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    Tap on the Applications icon
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  3. 3
    On the Applications folder, tap on Settings (gear icon)
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  4. 4
    On Settings,tap on My Device
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    Under My Device, tap on Air View
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  6. 6
    Turn Air View feature by draggin the switch to the right.
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To Use Airview

  1. 1
    Using your finger, point at an item on your screen to preview the content and view the information to a pop up window.
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    You should see the magnified area on a pop up screen.
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    You will be given a few seconds to read the pop up before it disappears.
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Take Note

  • This does not work on an application icon as doing the steps will give you the option to move it.
  • This does not work on clickable links as doing the steps will allow you to do other options (Open in New Window, Open, Etc.) but not Air View
  • This does not work on your Home Screen or other phone Menu. If you feel the need to use it, you might want to consider adjusting your font size instead. Adjusting your font size can be done by going MENU > APPS > SETTINGS > DISPLAY > FONT > FONT SIZE > choose your desired font size.
  • This works on popular Android browser and works best with Samsung Galaxy S4's native internet browser.
  • For anything that you might want to add or inquire, you may do it at the comment section.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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