7 Fire Phone Touchscreen Operations

By Dan Gookin

Part of Amazon Fire Phone For Dummies Cheat Sheet

You can perform basic actions on your Fire phone’s touchscreen. It’s just a matter of teaching your fingers to do what you want them to.

Action How to Do It
Tap Touch the screen and quickly remove your finger.
Long-press Touch a spot on the screen and hold your finger down.
Swipe Touch a spot on the screen and drag your finger left, right,
up, or down.
Double-tap Touch the screen twice in the same location.
Pinch Use two fingers to touch the screen, and bring both fingers
together as you continue to touch the screen.
Spread Place two fingers close together, and then spread them apart,
touching the screen as you spread them.
Rotate Twist two fingers around a central point to rotate an image, a
map, or another object on the screen.