How to Enable One Handed Operation on the Samsung Galaxy On5

The Samsung Galaxy On5 may not have as large a screen as some other popular mobile devices, but it is a big enough device that some users will have trouble using it with one hand. This can make it difficult to use while walking, or sitting at a desk while you write something with one hand, and use the phone in the other.

Fortunately the Galaxy On5 has a one-handed mode that makes it easier to use when you are holding it in your right hand. It can reduce the size of the screen, while also moving some common phone functions to a location that is easier to reach. You can activate one-handed mode at any time, and you can exit it by tapping a button that appears when one-handed operation is active.

 

How to Turn on the One-Handed Operation Setting on the Galaxy On5

The steps below were performed on a Galaxy On5 running Android 6.0.1.

Step 1: Open the Apps folder.

open the apps folder

Step 2: Select the Settings option.

open the settings menu

 

 

Step 3: Select Advanced Features.

select advanced features

 

 

Step 4: Tap the One-handed operation option at the top of the screen.

select the one-handed operation option

 

 

Step 5: Turn on the Reduced screen size and One-handed input options (or any combination of the two).

how to turn on one-handed operation on a galaxy on5

You can then press the Home button three times to enable the one-handed operation mode. It looks like the screen below.

example of a galaxy on5 screen in one-handed operation modeTapping the Return to Full Screen button at the top of the screen will exit one-handed operation mode.

 

Would you like to share pictures of your Galaxy On5 screen with a contact? Learn how to take screenshots on the Galaxy On5 and save pictures of your screen that you can send to others via social media, email, or messaging.

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