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
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
, 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.