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Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Enable and Use Clipboard Edge Panel in Android 7.0 Nougat

Clipboard edge is one of default edge panels in Samsung Galaxy S8 that you can use to access clipboard where you can view all copied items from the edge screen to let you easily paste the required one to the currently opened text field or share it to others. It can be an alternative way to access the clipboard because you can do so by utilising the edge screen instead of long tapping your finger on a text field or using the clipboard button on the keyboard.


How to enable the clipboard edge panel?
Assuming that the edge panels feature is enabled, you can do so by using the following steps:
While the main screen is turned on, drag the edge panel handle towards the centre of the screen to open the edge panel.
Tap at the bottom of the screen to quickly go to the edge panels menu.
Swipe the screen to the left or right to find the Clipboard edge panel and then check the box above this panel to enable it.
The clipboard edge panel has been enabled.

How to use the clipboard edge panel?
You can do s…

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Enable or Disable Edge Panel Handle Vibration Feature in Android 7.0 Nougat

If needed, you can set your Samsung Galaxy S8 to provide you a short pulse of vibration when you're tapping the edge panel handle to access edge panels by enabling the edge panel handle vibration feature. This feature comes handy especially when you set the handle to be invisible because the vibration will help you easily know that you have tapped the right area where the handle is placed in.


How to enable or disable the edge panel handle vibration feature?
Assuming that the edge panels feature is enabled, you can do so by using the following steps:
While the main screen is turned on, drag the edge panel handle towards the centre of the screen to open the edge panel.
Tap at the bottom of the screen to quickly go to the edge panels menu.
Tap at the top right and then select Handle settings.
Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Vibration to enable or disable this option. When the switch turns means the edge panel handle vibration feature is enabled and your phone will vibrate when you're…

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Make Edge Panel Handle Invisible in Android 7.0 Nougat

In your Samsung Galaxy S8, you can have an invisible edge panel handle by adjusting its transparency to the highest level if you want to stay using the edge panels feature but don't want to see its handle displayed or take any space on your screen.


How to make the edge panel handle invisible?
Assuming that the edge panels feature is enabled, you can do so by using the following steps:
While the main screen is turned on, drag the edge panel handle towards the centre of the screen to open the edge panel.
Tap at the bottom of the screen to quickly go to the edge panels menu.
Tap at the top right and then select Handle settings.
Slide the handle transparency adjustment bar to the rightmost to have an invisible handle
As a note, since the handle is invisible, you have to remember where the handle position is when you need to use it to access the edge panels. You can also set the handle to a bigger size so you'll have a wider area to easily access the edge panels.

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Adjust Edge Panel Handle Size in Android 7.0 Nougat

If needed, you can adjust the size of the edge panel handle in your Samsung Galaxy S8 to a smaller size if you'd like it just takes small space of your screen or to a larger size to help you easily access to your edge panels if you have difficulty when doing so with smaller handle.


How to adjust the size of the edge panel handle?
Assuming that the edge panels feature is enabled, you can do so by using the following steps:
While the main screen is turned on, drag the edge panel handle towards the centre of the screen to open the edge panel.
Tap at the bottom of the screen to quickly go to the edge panels menu.
Tap at the top right and then select Handle settings.
Slide the handle size adjustment bar to the left for a smaller handle or to the right for a larger handle.
The size of the edge panel handle has been adjusted.

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Change Active Edge Screen in Android 7.0 Nougat

In your Samsung Galaxy S8, you can select which side your edge panels will be displayed on. You can choose either to activate the right or left edge screen for easier and more convenient access to the edge panels. As the example, you can choose to activate the left edge screen if you're a left handed user so you can easily access edge panels with your left hand while holding your phone.


How to change active edge screen?
Since the right edge screen is set as the active edge screen by default, we'll change the active edge screen from right to left. Assuming that the edge panels feature is enabled, you can set the left edge screen as the active edge screen by using the following steps:
While the main screen is turned on, drag the edge panel handle towards the centre of the screen to open the edge panel.
Tap at the bottom of the screen to quickly go to the edge panels menu.
Tap at the top right and then select Handle settings.
Select Left to activate the left edge screen and place th…

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Change Edge Panel Handle Position in Android 7.0 Nougat

If needed, you can change the position of the edge panel handle along the edge of the screen, either to a higher or lower position than the current, for easier and more convenient access to the edge panel in your Samsung Galaxy S8.


How to change the edge panel handle position?
Assuming that the edge panels feature is enabled, you can change the position of the edge panel handle by using the following steps:
While the main screen is turned on, drag the edge panel handle towards the centre of the screen to open the edge panel.
Tap at the bottom of the screen to quickly go to the edge panels menu.
Tap at the top right and then select Handle settings.
Drag up or down to change the position of the edge panel handle.
The edge panel handle position has been changed.