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Post Tab Pro 8.4 tips and tricks

I personally own a Tab Pro 8.4 LTE version. As all we know, Samsung has made the menu button of the Tab Pro Series into muti-windows switcher and also the shortcut of task manager. In some apps, there may be a menu button for you to press. But if there is no menu button in some third party apps, you can long press the menu button to open up the menu. I hope it helps!
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In case anyone didn't know, instead of getting multi windows by dragging and dropping. You can tap the app for floating pop-up windows. Also, you can take a screen shot of your tab by swiping from the right of the screen using the entire bottom side of your hand.

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you can long press the menu button to open up the menu.
Uhhh... I think you meant "long press the recent apps button to open up the menu"
 
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So I FINALLY figured out edge zoom. When viewing a web page do a double tap. On the second tap, leave your finger down, then slide your finger up or down to zoom in or out.

Making this discovery, though, doesn't mean I'm any less ticked off that I can't disable it because it's constantly being triggered accidentally.


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Does anyone know how to use IR blaster on tab pro 8.4 ..?

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Does anyone know how to use IR blaster on tab pro 8.4 ..?

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There is built-in Watch On app. Or you can download 3rd party software from play store (I use Peel).
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There is built-in Watch On app. Or you can download 3rd party software from play store (I use Peel).
Thanks dude, on my tab i don't have watch on so i was just wondering how to use it. I downloaded peel too, thank u so much.

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Watch On may be region specific, I'm in US.
 
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Thanks dude, on my tab i don't have watch on so i was just wondering how to use it. I downloaded peel too, thank u so much.

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There is built-in Watch On app. Or you can download 3rd party software from play store (I use Peel).
Do you have the Tab Pro 8.4? And if so, is Peel working properly?

On mine, it only displays in portrait mode (which is contradictory to where the IR Blaster is located) and only uses about a quarter of the screen (seems to be behaving like the device is a phone, instead of a tablet). Also, the text in the menus is off, again like its not correctly designed for the screen resolution. Peel worked really well on my old Note 8 (broke the screen); so I'm surprised to see these issues.

Since Peel is mostly unusable for these reasons, I've been using WatchOn. WatchOn is not bad, but not great either. It doesn't seem to have as much personalization as Peel, and often displays shows I don't have interest in.
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