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    Using Gesture Control

    Arrow left Xperia Touch support overview

    The Gesture control function lets you use supported hand gestures to control your device, without touching the screen. This function only works when projecting onto a wall.

    To activate the tracking session, stand in front of the camera and perform the required motions. The detection range for Gesture control is 50° from the camera. You must position yourself 1m — 4m from the camera to allow for detection.

    Using Gesture Control

    Gesture control can be used for some, but not all, Android apps and features.

    To turn Gesture Control on or off

    1. Find and tap Settings > Accessibility > Gesture control.
    2. Tap the slider to enable or disable the function.

    To activate a tracking session

    Navigating the projected screen
    1. Make sure that your device is in wall projection mode.
    2. Face the projection screen and raise your hand as shown in the illustration.
    3. Hold your finger steady for at least one second to allow for recognition. When the icon appears, you can begin the tracking session.
    4. Keep your hand raised for the tracking session to remain active. Lower your hand to end the tracking session.

      The camera is not able to detect your hand if the room is completely dark, so make sure there is ambient lighting when using Gesture control .

    To navigate the projected screen

    Navigating the screen
    • When a tracking session is activated, use your finger to navigate the screen.

      Make sure not to cover your index finger as this can interfere with the sensor.

    To click an item

    Click an item

    1. When a tracking session is activated, use your index finger to point to the desired item with the icon.
    2. To click the item, briefly touch your thumb and index finger together as shown in the illustration.
    3. Separate your thumb and index finger to complete the motion.

    To drag and drop an item

    Drag and drop an item

    1. When a tracking session is activated, use your index finger to point to the desired item with the icon.
    2. Bring your thumb and index finger together to select and hold the item, as shown in the illustration. The icon appears.
    3. Keeping your thumb and index finger together, move your hand to drag the item as desired.
    4. To drop the item, separate your thumb and index finger as shown in the illustration.

    To mute or unmute your device

    Finger Shhh
    • When a tracking session is activated, hold your finger to your mouth as shown in the illustration.

    To navigate the control panel for audio or videos

    Navigating the control panel for audio or videos
    • When a video or audio is playing in wall projection mode, raise one hand with your palm open.

    To control audio or videos with your palm

    Controlling audio or video with your palm

    1. When a video or audio is playing in wall projection mode, stand facing the screen.
    2. With your palm open, raise one hand. The control panel appears.
    3. Keeping your palm open, move up, down, left or right to select an option.
    4. To perform the selected option, make a fist.
    5. To close the control panel, lower your hand.

    To switch between palm and single finger gesture control modes, lower your hand.

    Gesture Control panel overview

    Gesture Control panel overview
    1 Volume down
    2 Mute / Unmute
    3 Tap to play previous item or touch and hold to fast rewind
    4 Pause / Play
    5 Back
    6 Button selected
    7 Volume up
    8 Tap to play next item or touch and hold to play in fast forward
    9 Tap to return to the Home screen or touch and hold to activate Google Voice

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