How to enable motion gestures and motion launch on HTC U11

The gesture support has been there on smartphones, but common users haven’t noticed them greatly until the launch of iPhone X. The reason is that the lack of home button forces users to rely on gestures a lot. But in reality, HTC is one of the first smartphones manufacturers to bring in gesture support to smartphones. There have been a lot of hidden gestures in many of the previous launches from HTC which only a few users identified. The gestures like the pocked mode which was developed by HTC was some of the most known gestures. With the introduction of iPhone X gestures, HTC is back with more cool and handy gestures on their new device, the HTC U11. Read through to find out various motion gestures and motion launch on HTC U11 and the steps to enable them.

There are various motion gestures and something called as the motion launch gesture on HTC U11. The motion gestures greatly in controlling the ringing volume while you get a call on the HTC U11. While the motion launch mainly includes gestures which will take you to some desired page from sleep mode. In this article, we will discuss various of these gestures and steps to enable them. There is something new and cool known as the Edge Sense which let you open apps and triggers a function by squeezing the device, this has already been discussed in a previous article.  Please read through to find out more.

How to enable motion gestures and motion launch on HTC U11

Various motion gestures available on HTC U11

The different motion gestures available on the HTC U11 are:

  • Flip to mute
  • Quiet ring on pickup
  • Pocket mode

Various motion launch options available on HTC U11

Apart from the motion launch gestures, the HTC U11 supports about 5 motion launch options, which are:

  • Double tap to wake up & sleep
  • Swipe up to unlock
  • Swipe left to go to home screen
  • Swipe right to launch Blinkfeed
  • Swipe down twice to launch camera

Steps to enable motion gestures and motion launch on HTC U11

The steps to enable motion gestures on HTC U11 are:

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  1. Open settings
  2. Tap on sounds & notification
  3. Select the gestures you want to enable

The steps to enable motion launch gestures on HTC U11 are:

  1. Open settings
  2. Tap on display, gestures, and buttons
  3. Tap on motion launch gestures
  4. Select the options you want to enable

I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to enable motion gestures and motion launch on HTC U11. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

 

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