Nokia C6 00 - Touch screen actions

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Touch screen actions

Use the touch screen with your finger or

with a stylus (if available).

Important: Use only a stylus

approved by Nokia for use with this

device. Using any other stylus may

invalidate any warranty applying to the

device and may damage the touch screen.

Avoid scratching the touch screen. Never

use an actual pen or pencil or other sharp

objects to write on the touch screen.
Tap and double-tap

To open an application or other element

on the touch screen, you normally tap it

with your finger. However, to open the

following items, you must tap them twice.

List items in an application, such as

the Drafts folder in the Messaging


Files in a file list, for example, an

image in the Captured folder in the

Photos application.
Tip: When you open a list view, the

first item is already highlighted. To

open the highlighted item, tap it

If you tap a file or similar item once, it

is not opened, it becomes

highlighted. To see the options

available for the item, select


or, if available, select an icon from a



In this user documentation, to open

applications or items by tapping them

once or twice, you "select" them.
Example: To select




, tap


, and then tap




To drag, place your finger on the screen,

and slide it across the screen.

Example: To scroll up or down on a web

page, drag the page with your finger.


To swipe, slide your finger quickly left or

right on the screen.

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Example: When viewing an image, to

view the next or previous image, swipe

left or right, respectively.


To flick, place your finger on the screen,

slide it quickly across the screen, then

quickly lift your finger. The content of the

screen will continue scrolling with the

speed and direction it had at the moment

of release. To select an item from a

scrolling list and to stop the movement,

tap the item.


To scroll up or down in lists that have a

scroll bar, drag the slider of the scroll bar.

In some list views, you can place your

finger on a list item and drag up or down.

Tip: To view a brief description of an icon,

place your finger on the icon. Descriptions

are not available for all icons.

Touch screen backlight

The touch screen backlight is turned off

after a period of inactivity.

To turn the screen backlight on, unlock the

screen and keys, if necessary, and press

the menu key.