How to set up Swipe Up keyboard on Galaxy S7 Edge | enable Swipe or Trace typing

The unusually large screen size of the Galaxy S7 Edge makes it difficult to type with one hand. But, there’s a trick that you can do to make typing with one hand happen. That is by setting up Swipe Up keyboard on Galaxy S7 Edge. If you use this feature, you can simply swipe on the keyboard without even lifting your finger from the screen. This type of keyboard is turned off by default so you must enable it first in order to use it. This tutorial will show you how to do that.

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How to set up Swipe Up keyboard on Galaxy S7 Edge

Below are the steps to set up Swipe Up keyboard on Galaxy S7 Edge:

  1. Open Settings app.
  2. Tap General management.
  3. Go to Language and input.
  4. Select On-screen keyboard.
  5. Tap Samsung keyboard.
  6. Tap Smart typing.
  7. Scroll down and tap Keyboard Swipe.
  8. You’ll get three options: No swipe gestures, Swipe to type, and Cursor control. You can either pick Swipe to type or Cursor control.
  9. Once you’ve selected your preferred keyboard, go back to the Home screen and open your messaging app to try it out.


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