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How-to: Dolphin Gesture

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What is Gesture?

Dolphin Gesture is a feature that will reduce the need for tiny onscreen keyboards, and provide shortcuts for more than 50 different browser actions. Simply pair a favorite URL or action with a Gesture of your choice, and your browsing just got a bit simpler.

How do I use Gesture?

  1. On Android, tap and drag the Dolphin key diagonally towards the Gesture icon. On iOS, tap the Dolphin icon in the toolbar at the bottom of the page.

  2. Make sure that the toggle on the bottom of the screen is set to Gesture (not Sonar)

  3. Draw a Gesture on the screen, and Dolphin will execute the browser action or go to the URL associated with that Gesture.

How do I create a new Gesture for a URL?

New Gestures can be created by accessing Gesture settings or directly while browsing.

From settings:
  1. Go to Menu > Settings > Gesture & Sonar, or tap the gear icon while using Gesture.

  2. Type in a new URL in the URL bar at the top of the page, and press “Add +”

  3. Draw a Gesture, or press “Use Recommended” to choose from a menu with suggested Gestures.

  4. Press “Done” in the lower right corner of the screen to save your new Gesture.

  5. Try drawing your new Gesture, or press “No, thanks” to return to Gesture settings.

While browsing:
  1. On Android, press and hold the URL in the URL bar. On iOS, open the menu and tap “Add Page” and choose “Add Gesture”.

  2. Choose “Create Gesture for this page” from the pop-up menu.

  3. Draw a Gesture, or press “Use Recommended” to choose from a menu with suggested Gestures.

  4. Press “Done” in the lower right corner of the screen to save your new Gesture.

  5. Try drawing your new Gesture, or press “No, thanks” to return to your browsing.

How do I create a new Gesture for a browser action?

  1. Go to Menu > Settings > Gesture & Sonar > More Actions, or tap the gear icon while using Gesture.

  2. Scroll down past “My Gestures”, and choose a new browser action with no Gesture assigned to it.

  3. Draw a Gesture, or press “Use Recommended” to choose from a menu with suggested Gestures.

  4. Press “Done” in the lower right corner of the screen to save your new Gesture.

  5. Try drawing your new Gesture, or press “No, thanks” to return to Gesture settings.

How do I delete or edit an existing URL Gesture?

  1. Go to Menu > Settings > Gesture & Sonar, or tap the gear icon while using Gesture.

  2. Press and hold a Gesture from the Gestures list, and choose Edit or Delete.

How do I delete or edit an existing browser action Gesture?

  1. Go to Menu > Settings > Gesture & Sonar > More Actions, or tap the gear icon while using Gesture.

  2. Press and hold a Gesture from the Gestures list, and choose Edit or Delete.

How can I review my existing Gestures?

  1. Go to Menu > Settings > Gesture & Sonar, or tap the gear icon while using Gesture.

  2. All your existing URL Gestures are displayed in the Gesture settings

  3. To access a list of your browser action Gestures, tap More Actions in the Gesture settings.

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