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  1. chappy5150's Avatar
    I'm a new Samsung Edge user. Is it me??? I can't seem to type on this edge screen.. My hand is always hitting another letter that I do not want. Anyone else having this issue? I even downloaded swiftkey..... Does not help. Not liking this all
    03-12-2016 10:32 AM
  2. brava27's Avatar
    Maybe you have fat fingers?
    03-12-2016 10:34 AM
  3. chappy5150's Avatar
    It's not the fingers.. Keyboard/Screen seems to sensitive
    03-12-2016 10:36 AM
  4. bhatech's Avatar
    Yeah screen is very sensitive, especially with the edge you keep touching some screen targets. Putting a case helped a bit because that gave some grip to hold on the side and stop accidentally touching the edges. I think it just takes few days to get used to.
    03-12-2016 11:27 AM
  5. Ilya Ivanov's Avatar
    I feel like screen touch sensor gets confused easily when I grip the phone and my palm hitting a side of the screen when typing.
    03-12-2016 11:52 AM
  6. OceanView's Avatar
    I'm a new Samsung Edge user. Is it me??? I can't seem to type on this edge screen.. My hand is always hitting another letter that I do not want. Anyone else having this issue? I even downloaded swiftkey..... Does not help. Not liking this all
    Have you tried swiping ? I wonder if that helps

    Posted via the Android Central App
    03-12-2016 11:59 AM
  7. PJRed2008's Avatar
    I also saw this to some degree with the stock keyboard. I installed Swype and have had no further issues, but I've used that kb for years.
    AustinTech likes this.
    03-12-2016 12:45 PM
  8. KimJongOMG's Avatar
    Case. This phone is pretty much unusable for me without a case.

    Sent from my Chrome™ Samsung S7 Edge SM-935V
    03-12-2016 01:07 PM
  9. PJRed2008's Avatar
    Case. This phone is pretty much unusable for me without a case.
    Yeah, I'll second that. I removed my Spigen to install a screen saver and it's much harder to hold due to being so thin. At least for me.
    03-12-2016 01:16 PM
  10. Andyvalver's Avatar
    I couldn't get to grips with the Samsung keyboard so switched back to what I'm used to which is SwiftKey.

    Posted via S7 edge 😍
    03-12-2016 01:18 PM
  11. Almeuit's Avatar
    It took me a little time with getting used to hitting the edges but.. It's been a day or so with the phone and I have adjusted.
    03-12-2016 01:31 PM
  12. msnider23's Avatar
    I'm in the process of trying to adjust my grip now, typing has been a bit of a challenge so far
    03-12-2016 02:12 PM
  13. KimJongOMG's Avatar
    It took me a little time with getting used to hitting the edges but.. It's been a day or so with the phone and I have adjusted.
    You can't hold the phone without a case, you have to cradle it... lol.
    03-12-2016 02:17 PM
  14. KimJongOMG's Avatar
    This is a small worry for me, thanks for bringing it up.

    Getting close to buying one at month end. Though I tend with the Note 3 and Moto X Pure to type with one finger on SwiftKey.
    I would also like to do without a case early on.

    The small first gen Moto G I used for a while was cute in what additionally you could do one handed, and also not bother with a case.
    Try it out in person to see how you like it. Personally, I can't use the phone without a case. It drives me insane because touches aren't registering and when I look down, I see my palm ever so gently brushing the edge screen rendering my thumb useless.
    bhatech likes this.
    03-12-2016 03:03 PM
  15. KimJongOMG's Avatar
    Thanks. I thought they would have a setting or something to desensitise the edges, seeing as there are two, or worked in a keyboard layout with this in mind.
    Also I tried some store models a few times but never thought to type on them
    A case makes or breaks the phone for me. If I were not allowed to use a case with this phone, I would trade the phone in. If you end up going to BB to check out the phone, try typing on the Galaxy View. Quite a load of fun and surprisingly accurate typing on it like a standard PC keyboard.
    03-12-2016 03:23 PM
  16. kami8586's Avatar
    I've noticed this as well

    Posted via the Android Central App
    03-12-2016 03:37 PM
  17. Ilya Ivanov's Avatar
    Sad part about it it's a great phone but those phantom touches are ruining the whole thing. My wife's S7 does not have this issue.
    eewwyeah likes this.
    03-12-2016 04:02 PM
  18. Leslie Hatcher's Avatar
    It is all about learning to use with the curved screen. A case helps alot. I struggled about a day and a half and am just now settling in. Adjusting the size of the keyboarday help also. I am using SwiftKey.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    03-12-2016 04:20 PM
  19. zipro's Avatar
    Case. This phone is pretty much unusable for me without a case.

    Sent from my Chrome™ Samsung S7 Edge SM-935V
    As much as I hate to say this: you're right. I believe that 99% of the problems people have with touch screen sensitivity on this phone have to do with their inadvertently touching the sides of the screen while typing, clicking etc. A simple TPU case will fix that (and has fixed that for me)
    03-13-2016 12:03 AM
  20. lammy8's Avatar
    Case helps, Google keyboard is massively easier to use than the Samsung one generally. Plus Samsung issued a patch relating to the edge screen the other day so maybe that was the reason?

    Posted via the Android Central App
    eewwyeah likes this.
    03-13-2016 05:19 AM
  21. Harriman_Park's Avatar
    First time posting here. I normally just read the comments but I couldn't stay on the sidelines for this one. I was having the exact same issue with the keyboard and thought I was going crazy until I figured out what a happening. It's not the edges of the screen. The entire touchscreen is too sensitive. If you hold your fingertip about a millimeter or so off the screen, the phone registeres a touch input. That's why the keyboard acts crazy. I noticed it when the phone kept opening links in Web pages without me telling it to.

    You can test this by activating the developer options and turning on "show touches". Hover your finger over the display to see how inaccurate the touchscreen is.
    eewwyeah likes this.
    03-13-2016 07:55 AM
  22. rkkeller's Avatar
    I don't know if you guys have big fingers or I have small ones, but no problem at all typing and been very accurate.

    I did have a couple fat palm touching the edge when I first got it, but since I figured out how to hold it, no problems.

    I can even say I can type more accurate and faster than when using my iPhone 6+.
    03-13-2016 07:58 AM
  23. KimJongOMG's Avatar
    I don't know if you guys have big fingers or I have small ones, but no problem at all typing and been very accurate.

    I did have a couple fat palm touching the edge when I first got it, but since I figured out how to hold it, no problems.

    I can even say I can type more accurate and faster than when using my iPhone 6+.
    I adjusted to the screen on the S6E but the manner I was holding the phone in order to stop registering palm touches was so insecure I just resorted to using a case 24/7. I couldn't actually hold the phone but have to cradle it, if that makes sense. Made me nervous and really brought down the enjoyment level of the phone for me.
    03-13-2016 10:45 AM
  24. eewwyeah's Avatar
    First time posting here. I normally just read the comments but I couldn't stay on the sidelines for this one. I was having the exact same issue with the keyboard and thought I was going crazy until I figured out what a happening. It's not the edges of the screen. The entire touchscreen is too sensitive. If you hold your fingertip about a millimeter or so off the screen, the phone registeres a touch input. That's why the keyboard acts crazy. I noticed it when the phone kept opening links in Web pages without me telling it to.

    You can test this by activating the developer options and turning on "show touches". Hover your finger over the display to see how inaccurate the touchscreen is.
    I noticed that yesterday as well
    03-13-2016 11:29 AM
  25. wisewhisk's Avatar
    In terms of the keyboard, you can resize the Samsung Keyboard to be less wide, bringing the keyboard away from the edges. I just found that out yesterday. That might help prevent touching the keyboard with your palm and in my case help you reach the entire keyboard one-handed. I tried the one-handed keyboard option but the keyboard was too small. Resizing the normal keyboard to be slightly away from the edges worked great for me.

    Settings - Language and input - Samsung Keyboard - Keyboard size
    lterry913 and eewwyeah like this.
    03-13-2016 12:10 PM
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