1. g9191809's Avatar
    Where is the option for side key panel on the note 5? It used to be under One handed operation on the Note 4. But I don't see it anywhere on the Note 5. Please help, I love this feature on the Note 4.
    08-21-2015 11:50 PM
  2. Paradroid01's Avatar
    Another deal breaker for me! It seems as if they removed the side key panel and the gesture to shrink window screen size also.
    08-22-2015 12:48 AM
  3. dpham00's Avatar
    Settings - accessibility - dexterity and interaction - assistant menu


    Was that what you were looking for?

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 5
    08-22-2015 01:30 AM
  4. Paradroid01's Avatar
    No! The assistant menu is much too big and uncomfortable to use.
    08-22-2015 01:34 AM
  5. dpham00's Avatar
    No! The assistant menu is much too big and uncomfortable to use.
    Unfortunately that's all I could find. Hopefully someone else can find it.

    Something to consider, There are some pie apps that might work for you.

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 5
    08-22-2015 01:42 AM
  6. Paradroid01's Avatar
    ^None of these apps are able too shrink the window screen size.
    08-22-2015 01:49 AM
  7. nahoku's Avatar
    Is the Note 5 running a special version of Lollipop? I hope this is not a change due to 5.1.1.
    08-22-2015 03:29 AM
  8. hemant#IM's Avatar
    You can add couple of file and couple of lines in settings db but u would need root for that. Sometimes don't know why Samsung would remove features when then there is no negative feedback for it.
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    08-22-2015 04:04 AM
  9. eclectic11's Avatar
    Another deal breaker for me! It seems as if they removed the side key panel and the gesture to shrink window screen size also.
    I watched a video for the note 5 and it's a triple tap of the home button to reduce screen size. But I think you still have to enable it somewhere. These features are definitely without a doubt on the note 5 because I watched in a review video. Can't remember which but I will post if I find.

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    08-22-2015 07:07 AM
  10. Paradroid01's Avatar
    Yep, I know. Problem is: I don't want to tap the home button thousand times a day in order to switch modes. Although not perfect, the gesture on the Note 4 was much more comfortable.
    08-22-2015 07:14 AM
  11. eclectic11's Avatar
    Where is the option for side key panel on the note 5? It used to be under One handed operation on the Note 4. But I don't see it anywhere on the Note 5. Please help, I love this feature on the Note 4.
    this video. You should find what you need here.

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    08-22-2015 07:16 AM
  12. Sher the love's Avatar
    If you're looking for the soft keys that pop up on the side, I use pie control from the play store.

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    08-22-2015 07:30 AM
  13. nahoku's Avatar
    this video. You should find what you need here.

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    Bad link.
    08-22-2015 04:51 PM
  14. Earl_E_Adopter's Avatar
    Yep, I know. Problem is: I don't want to tap the home button thousand times a day in order to switch modes. Although not perfect, the gesture on the Note 4 was much more comfortable.
    It's not really that much of a difference. The N4 you swished side to side, on the N5 you press the home key 3x.

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    08-22-2015 06:50 PM
  15. Katrina White1's Avatar
    50+ Tips and Tricks for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 by Sakitech.You Tube video

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    08-22-2015 07:37 PM
  16. Paradroid01's Avatar
    It's not really that much of a difference. The N4 you swished side to side, on the N5 you press the home key 3x.

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    It all depends how often you use this feature. On the note 4 I switched back and forth between these modes all the time. Sometimes left, sometimes right. With a triple tap on the home button the Note 5 doesn't even recognize the side you prefer. So you have to tap on the screen once again in order to change sides. Apart from that there are no on screen navigation keys available when using the shrinked window screen mode on the Note 5. Not that comfortable.
    08-22-2015 11:19 PM
  17. jaffar809's Avatar
    On the Note 5 you'll find the split screen option which gives you same apps to choose. Just hold the window (botton on the left). If you don't see the app you need, you just have to go to the app you want first open it and then hold it for 2 secs and get it ready on a small window, just like as it used to be shown on the Note 4. Difference is now you can actually shrink any app you desire which wasn't available on the previous model. In another hand I also want to make clear that Note 5 is smaller in every dimension, except for the screen which remains to be 5.7" same like Note 4 but way better resolution, and the pen is still same size too, which now has the pop up feature and it's new choices on the S Pen options.
    10-02-2015 07:01 AM
  18. brandon doupe's Avatar
    Where is the option for side key panel on the note 5? It used to be under One handed operation on the Note 4. But I don't see it anywhere on the Note 5. Please help, I love this feature on the Note 4.
    I just wanted to be clear that I'm not 100% sure what side key panel was. But to shrink the window and make apps split screen, you have to turn them into pop up windows. You just touch the top right corner of the screen and swipe towards the center. Try it on messages or whatsapp. Works on Google Chrome and other apps also.
    10-10-2015 04:14 AM
  19. BarryH_GEG's Avatar
    It was a pop-out shortcut launcher and one of the options was one-handed mode. I miss it too but not like OMG! miss it. The fact so few here know what it is kind of supports Samsung putting it on their debloat list.

    10-10-2015 06:27 AM
  20. byrd720's Avatar
    You can shrink the window by just swiping, from one of the upper corners, down...
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    10-10-2015 08:09 AM
  21. NoteFanboy5's Avatar
    Where is the option for side key panel on the note 5? It used to be under One handed operation on the Note 4. But I don't see it anywhere on the Note 5. Please help, I love this feature on the Note 4.
    I was really disappointed when I learned there were no soft keys. I upgraded from a Note 3 and was really looking forward to using that floating panel. I found SIMPLE CONTROL app that does the trick for me.
    10-13-2015 09:20 PM
  22. climb's Avatar
    Where is the option for side key panel on the note 5? It used to be under One handed operation on the Note 4. But I don't see it anywhere on the Note 5. Please help, I love this feature on the Note 4.
    I really loved this feature on my Note 4 - and didn't really "discover it" or use it until the last few months before acquiring my Note 5.

    I do wish this was available on the Note 5........however from the overall user experience the Note 5, IMHO, brings so much more to the table as an overall package, I am more than satisfied with my daily joy infusing this phone!

    Loving my Note 5 !!!

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    10-13-2015 09:41 PM
  23. pdub73's Avatar
    I'm not sure if this is the same, but if u go to settings/ accessibility/ dexterity and interaction/assistant menu, turn that on and you have a pop up with plenty of options in it, when not in use it shrinks into a small bubble which you can put on the left or right, and you can also add or remove commands
    Attached Thumbnails Side Key Panel on Note 5-1444811184161.jpg  
    beh likes this.
    10-14-2015 03:26 AM
  24. franko515's Avatar
    I'm not sure if this is the same, but if u go to settings/ accessibility/ dexterity and interaction/assistant menu, turn that on and you have a pop up with plenty of options in it, when not in use it shrinks into a small bubble which you can put on the left or right, and you can also add or remove commands
    Looks like you found it for him

    Sent from my SM-N920P using Tapatalk
    10-14-2015 04:36 AM
  25. Cwey55's Avatar
    You can shrink the window by just swiping, from one of the upper corners, down...
    This + a million.

    I didn't know about this but it's awesome. Knew about the triple tap home button but this is just better.

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    10-14-2015 08:10 AM

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