Explore your phone with a tap, swipe, or drag.

  1. To use your phone, simply tap or tap and hold the touch screen.
  2. To open further options, place your finger on an item until the menu opens.

    Tip: You can even use your phone while wearing gloves. On the start screen, swipe left, and tap settings iconSettings > touch, and switch Touch sensitivity to high.

To open an app or other item, tap the app or item. To edit or delete a calendar appointment, tap and hold the appointment, and select the appropriate option.

Tap and hold to drag an item

  1. Place your finger on the item for a couple of seconds, and slide your finger across the screen.


  1. Place your finger on the screen, and slide your finger in the desired direction.

Swipe left or right between the start screen and the apps menu, or between different views in the hubs. To quickly scroll through a long list or menu, slide your finger quickly in a flicking motion up or down the screen, and lift your finger. To stop the scrolling, tap the screen.

Zoom in or out

  1. Place 2 fingers on an item, such as a map, photo, or web page, and slide your fingers apart or together.

    Important: Avoid scratching the touch screen.

    Tip: The screen rotates automatically when you turn the phone 90 degrees. To lock the screen in its current orientation, on the start screen, swipe left, and tap settings iconSettings > screen rotation. Switch Autorotate screen to Offtoggle off icon.