Controlling Your Xoom’s Touchscreen
Although you can plug a USB keyboard or mouse into your Xoom’s micro-USB port using a special adapter, you control your Xoom mostly by touching its screen in different ways.
|Action||How to Do It|
|Tap||Choose an on-screen icon, button, or menu option by tapping it
with your finger.
|Double-tap||Zoom in or out of a portion of the screen by tapping it twice
in rapid succession.
|Touch and hold||Touching and holding your finger against the glass often brings
up a menu, lets you move an item across the screen, or selects a
|Drag||Touch something on the screen and drag your finger up, down, or
sideways to move that item across the screen.
|Drag, hold, and drop||Touch and hold something on-screen, then slide your finger to
that object’s new location on-screen. Lift your finger to drop it
into its new place.
|Flick||Much like flicking a piece of dust off the screen, a flick lets
you scroll quickly through menus or long lists.
|Pinch||Placing two fingers on-screen and bringing the fingers together
shrinks that portion of the screen, bringing more of the image into
|Spread||The opposite of pinch, spreading your two fingers along the
glass zooms into that portion of the screen.