8 Finger Movements for Operating the Android Phone Touchscreen
On your Android phone touchscreen, you can perform several basic actions that carry out various day-to-day operations. 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.|
|Double-tap||Tap the screen twice in the same location.|
|Long press||Touch a spot on the screen and keep your finger held down.|
|Swipe||Touch a spot on the screen and drag your finger left, right,
up, or down.
|Drag||A combination long-press and swipe, tap and hold a spot on the
screen and then move your finger. The effect is to relocate or resize
an item on the touchscreen.
|Pinch||Use two fingers, spread apart, 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||Twist two fingers around a central point to rotate an image, a
map, or another object on the screen.