Performing various day-to-day operations on your Galaxy Note’s touchscreen is just a matter of teaching your fingers to do what you want them to.

Action How to Do It
Touch Touch the screen.
Double-tap Touch the screen twice in the same location.
Long-press Touch a spot on the screen and keep your finger down.
Swipe Touch a spot on the screen and drag your finger left, right, up, or down.
Flick Do the same thing as a swipe (except faster).
Pinch Use two fingers to touch the screen and bring both fingers together as you continue to touch the screen.
Spread Use two fingers close together and then spread them apart, touching the screen as you spread them.
Rotate Touch the screen with two fingers, and then twist them around a central point, as though you’re turning the dial on a safe.