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BlackBerry Priv Gesture Settings

BlackBerry Priv Gesture Settings

BlackBerry Priv Manual User Guide - BlackBerry Priv Gesture Settings This Premium User guide for the BlackBerry Priv's Android software version. If you're not sure which software version your device is running, you can check it via the BlackBerry Priv's Settings menu. For more information about BlackBerry Priv's software updates, read this sitemap.

BlackBerry Priv Gesture Settings

You can use BlackBerry Priv's motion gestures to do things more quickly or efficiently.

To turn motion BlackBerry Priv gestures on or off, swipe down from the top of the screen once using two fingers, or twice using one finger. Tap > Advanced interactions.

BlackBerry Priv Flip to mute
If this feature is turned on, when you receive a call and it isn’t a convenient time to respond, you can turn your device facedown on a flat surface to silence the ringtone or vibration. You still receive a notification of the missed call.

To turn this feature on or off, tap the Flip to mute switch.
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BlackBerry Priv Flip to save power
If this feature is turned on, when you place your device facedown on a flat surface, your device goes into sleep mode to extend battery life. You still receive notifications for incoming calls, messages, and alarms.
To turn this BlackBerry Priv feature on or off, tap the Flip to save power switch.

BlackBerry Priv Hold to stay awake
If this feature is turned on, the screen stays on longer when you hold your device in your hand.
To turn this BlackBerry Priv feature on or off, tap the Hold to stay awake switch.

BlackBerry Priv apps, widgets, and shortcuts
When you tap on your home screen, a tray opens where you can access installed apps and widgets and set up shortcuts.
• The Apps tab includes a complete list of the apps installed on your device, including apps that you download on Google Play.
• Widgets are like miniature apps that you can often interact with on the home screen. For example, the BBM widget shows a small view of your current chats. The Bookmarks widget shows all of the websites that you have bookmarked so that you can open them right from the home screen.
• Shortcuts help you perform the tasks that you do the most. For example, if you frequently write email, you can set up an email shortcut. Tapping the shortcut opens an email composer.
Search for installed apps, widgets, and shortcuts
1. On the home screen, tap .
2. Enter a search term in the Search apps, widgets, and shortcuts field.
Add an app, a widget, or a shortcut to your BlackBerry Priv home screen
1. On the home screen, tap .
2. Tap Apps, Widgets, or Shortcuts.
3. Touch and hold an app, a widget, or a shortcut, and then release your finger when the home screen appears.
After you add a shortcut BlackBerry Priv to your home screen, you might be prompted to set up the shortcut. For example, if you add the Email Contact shortcut, you must tap the contact that you want to send an email to.

BlackBerry Priv pop-up widgets
Pop-up widgets are associated with the apps that you add to the home screen. When you add an app that includes a popup widget, an indicator appears beneath the app icon. Pop-up widgets are useful because they allow you to have widgets that don't take up space on the home screen.

BlackBerry Priv Turn on pop-up widgets
1. On the home screen, touch and hold an empty area of the screen, and then tap .
2. Select the Pop-up widgets checkbox.
Open a pop-up widget for an app
With pop-up widgets, you can access a widget for an app without having that widget on the home screen. If a pop-up widget is available for an app, an indicator appears beneath the app icon.
On the home screen, swipe up or down on an app that has a pop-up widget.

BlackBerry Priv Change the pop-up widget for an app
If an app has more than one widget available, when you first swipe up or down on the app icon, you choose a widget to set as the pop-up widget. You can change the pop-up widget at any time.
1. Swipe up or down on an app icon.
2. In the upper-right corner of the widget, tap > Change widget.
3. In the list of available widgets, tap another widget.

BlackBerry Priv Turn off pop-up widgets
On the home screen, do one of the following BlackBerry Priv Tutorial :
• To turn off a pop-up widget, on the app icon, swipe up or down. In the upper-right corner of the widget, tap > Turn off pop-up widget.
• To turn off all pop-up widgets, touch and hold an empty area of the screen, and then tap > . Clear the Pop-up widgets checkbox.

BlackBerry Priv Open apps with a gesture
You can use a gesture to open an app from anywhere on your device. The default apps for this feature are BlackBerry Device Search, Google Now, and the BlackBerry Hub. You can assign different apps to this gesture as well.
1. To open an app, swipe up slowly from the bottom of the screen or from .
2. Slide your finger to the app that you want to open, and then release your finger.

BlackBerry Priv Change the apps that you open with a gesture
You can change the apps that you open with a gesture. You can even set up a gesture to start an action, such as composing an email.
1. Swipe down from the top of the screen once using two fingers, or twice using one finger.
2. Tap > Swipe Shortcuts.
3. Tap either the left or right circle.
4. Do one of the following:
• To set the BlackBerry Priv gesture to open a different app, tap Open app, and then tap an app.
• To set BlackBerry Priv gesture to call a contact, tap Speed dial, and then tap a contact.
• To set the BlackBerry Priv gesture to send an email or a text message to a contact, tap Send message. Tap Email contact or Text contact, and then tap a contact.
• To set the BlackBerry Priv gesture to start an action, tap All shortcuts.

BlackBerry Priv Turn off the gesture to open an app
If you set up a gesture to open an app or use a shortcut, to turn off the gesture, do the following:
1. Swipe down from the top of the screen once using two fingers, or twice using one finger.
2. Tap > Swipe shortcuts.
3. Tap either the left or right circle.
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