HOW TO : Motion Gestures on HTC One M8

IntroductionA useful new HTC Sense 6 feature on the HTC One M8 is the ability to unlock the device via a swiping gesture while its display is turned off – that’s the new Motion Launch feature. Motion LaunchSwiping up in portrait mode unlocks the device. Swiping down activates a voice calling feature, while swiping left and right takes you to the homescreen and BlinkFeed respectively. Double Tap to wakeFurthermore, the display of the HTC One (M8) can wake up with a double tap. The gesture takes you to the lockscreen. A second double tap on the lockscreen would turn the screen back off.Double tapping on the homescreen however doesn’t lock back the smartphone. The double tap functionality is only available on the lockscreen to allow users to quickly look up time and notifications. Camera LaunchThe Camera can be launched by pressing the Volume Rocker after picking up the phone horizontally. […]

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