[Ultimate Guide] How To Use Edge Panel On Samsung Phone

The Ultimate Guide On How To Use Edge Panel on Samsung Phone

Samsung Phones have many great features and one of them is Edge Panel. The Edge Panel feature makes your day-to-day life more comfortable, because you only have to swipe on the edge of your phone screen and you can easily access the Edge Panel and with the help of this feature you can easily access the chosen apps, contacts and many more. So it’s better to use this feature for our convenience.

In this article, you will learn about how to use Edge Panel on Samsung Galaxy phones. You can simply follow the mentioned steps and set up your Edge Panel and use it on your Samsung phone.

What Is Edge Panel?

Well, it is a customizable mini drawer that helps you to access the chosen apps. With the help of this feature, you can easily access chosen apps, contacts, and many more by swiping on the edge of your phone screen.

You can also customize this panel by yourself for your convenience. You can download more Edge Panels from the Galaxy Store. People have made different types of Edge Panels like a voice recorder, calculator, sticky notes, and many more.

By using this feature, you can access apps way faster than switching apps through the home screen, you can easily switch between your favorite apps without closing it. With the help of this feature, you can able to access various apps like calculator, Facebook, Instagram, sticky notes, WhatsApp, etc.

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How To Use App Panel

App Panel is one of the most helpful and useful panels. Because the App Panel is created with the apps that are often used by the user. You can also customize the app panel by yourself, you can remove the apps and add your favorite apps according to your usage in your day-to-day life. These are the steps to edit the app panel.

  • To customize App Panel, choose Three-Bar Symbol located below on the screen, then select Edit Icon. Now you can able to remove and add the apps on the list easily.

How to Use Apps Panel On Samsung Phone

  • To view or hide the recent used apps, simply choose the 3 Dot Icon located in the Apps list.
  • To make a folder in the App Panel, simply long press on the App Icon, then drag it and drop it to the other side of the Edge Panel.
  • To open apps on the split-screen, simply long press the App, then drag it and move it to the top or below part of the screen.

How To Turn On or Turn Off  Edge Panel

These are the steps to turn on or off it on the Samsung phone.

To Turn On Edge Panel

  • Open Settings and tap on Display.
  • Now, switch the toggle to the on position located next to the Edge Panel.

How toTurn On or Turn Off Edge Panel On Samsung Phone

  • Now, you will able to view the transparent bar located on the left or right side of the phone screen.

To Turn Off Edge Panel

  • Switch the toggle to the off position.

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How To Open Edge Panel On Samsung

You can easily access Edge Panel with the help of Edge Rectangular icon located on the left or right side of your phone screen, it completely depends on your preferences. Swiping inwards to the center of your phone screen from the edge handle will open the Edge panel, then you can able to see the apps on the Edge Panel.

Note: You will not able to see the Edge Rectangular icon on the screenshots.

To see other existing panels, simply swipe the handle left or right.

How To See Installed Edge Panels

Navigate to the Panels settings screen to see all of the installed panels. After that, you can easily edit, uninstall, turn on or off, reorder, and add further panels.

  • To open the Panels settings, first you need to access Edge Panel, then tap on Settings located below on screen at the bottom.
  • Now you will able to view all of the panels that are installed, you will see a checkmark on the head of the panels, which means the panel is enabled and you can easily access it, with the help of Edge Handle.

Well in case, if you are not able to find the settings, then follow these steps.

  • Navigate to Settings and tap on Display.
  • Now, simply tap on Edge panel, then tap on Panels.

How to View Installed Edge Panels On Samsung Phone

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How To View Or Hide Panels From Edge Panel

Well, if you are thinking about viewing or hiding some panels, and you don’t want to show the panels, then you can easily hide them without uninstalling the panel. These are the steps to follow.

  • Navigate to the Panels settings page, as you did earlier. The panels having a blue checkmark at the top means that these panels are active, and if the circle is empty, then it means that these panels are inactive.
  • To view or hide the panels, simply tap on the panels.

How To Add Or Remove Apps In Panels

There are some panels in the Edge Panels that you can easily customize and add and remove the apps according to your needs. If you don’t have an idea how to customize it, then you can simply follow the mentioned steps.

Note: Before doing the process, keep in your mind that you can only customize the panels, which are active. And check that you enabled the panels first.

  • Simply, swipe right or left from the side of the screen to access Edge Panel, then simply choose Settings.
  • Now, select Edit Icon located below the panels that you can easily modify. On the next screen, you can able to Add or Delete whatever you want on the panel.

How to Add or Remove Items in Panels On Samsung Phone

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How To Add Multiple (More) Edge Panels On Samsung

You can download and install more edge panels (paid and free panels) from the Galaxy Store. If you want to add more edge panels, then you can follow the given mentioned steps.

  • Open Edge panel as shown in the previous steps. Now, choose Settings Gear located below.
  • Now, choose Galaxy Store, which is available at the bottom of the phone screen, then the Galaxy Store App page will be opened.
  • Choose Install option from any of the Edge Panel.
  • Once the downloading is complete, simply hit on Play icon to bring it to the Edge Panels list. Ensure to turn on the panel. You can also uninstall or hide the panel later.

How To Reorder (Arrange) Edge Panels

You can reorder (arrange) the edge panels on your Samsung phone and change the edge panels easily and quickly, according to your usages and needs. These are the steps to follow.

  • Open the Edge Panel and tap on Settings (Gear) Symbol located at the bottom of the phone screen.
  • Now, simply choose the 3 Vertical Dots located at top corner of the screen. Then tap on Reorder.

How to Reorder Edge Panels

  • To move the Panels, simply tap on <> Symbol located on each and every Edge Panel.

Steps To Reorder Edge Panels On Samsung Phone

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How To Uninstall Panels

Well, if you want to uninstall some panels because you didn’t like it and don’t want to take your phone space, then you can uninstall the panel completely. These are the steps to follow.

  • Access the Edge Panel and tap on Settings Gear.
  • On the Edge Panels Settings Page, choose 3 Vertical Dots and simply tap Uninstall option.

How to Uninstall Panels

  • Now, tap on Minus (-) symbol present on each and every panel, simply hit the (-) symbol to uninstall the panel.

Steps to Remove Panels On Samsung

Customize Edge Handle [How to Change Edge Handle Location]

Well, Samsung allows us to change the edge handle location. You can easily change the Edge Handle location for your convenience and comfort. These are the steps to follow.

  • Navigate to Settings and tap on Display.
  • Now, choose Edge Panels, then Handle. In case, if you are not able to view the Handle settings, then simply select the 3 Vertical Dots, then the Panel Handle.

How to Customize Edge Handle

  • Now, hit on Position and select the position either Left or Right.

How to Change Location of Edge Handle

In case, if you accidentally change the Edge bar location, then it’s better to lock its position. To lock the edge handle location, simply switch on Lock Side Bar Position toggle from the settings.

How to lock handle position

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How To Modify Edge Handle Look

Well, if you want to modify the Edge Handle look. So, you are lucky enough, because you can modify its size, style, width, transparency. These are the steps to follow.

  • Open Settings and tap on Display, then Edge Panel.

To Change Its Size: –

  • Choose Handle, now from the Handle Settings Page, drag the Slider either Large to Small or from Small to Large.

To Change Its Style: –

  • Select Edge Side Bar color present below the Style page.

To Change Its Width: –

  • From the Handle Settings Page, drag the slider to modify the width of the handle to thin or thick.

To Change Its Transparency: –

  • From the Handle Settings Page, drag the Transparency Slider to adjust the transparency according to your need.

How To Hide Edge Handle

If you are thinking about hiding the Edge sidebar, because you don’t need others to access your private Edge panel, then you can easily hide the Edge Side bar with just simple steps. Once you hide the Side bar, then you can easily access the Edge Panel just like before, but the only changes are that you can’t able to see the side bar anymore. These are the steps to follow.

  • Open Settings and tap on Display, then Edge Panel.
  • Now, simply choose Handle.
  • Now, from the Handle Settings Page, use the Transparency Slider and increase it to the maximum level.
  • Now, from a similar page, use the Width Slider and make its handle thin.

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Extra Tips: Alternative App For Samsung’s Edge Panel: Edge Side Bar

You can use the Edge Side Bar app which is an alternative of Samsung’s Edge Panel. The Edge Side Bar app comes with a simple and common UI, but the interface is completely different and it’s having an advanced interface. With the help of this app, you can change the Edge Handle’s size, width, height, etc. In the Samsung Edge Panel, you are allowed to add up to 10 slides, but with the Edge Side Bar app you can add up to only 5 slides.

Both give you the experience to access the apps faster and features. If you want to use the alternative, then you can go for Edge Side Bar App.

People Also Ask Related To Edge Panel [FAQs]

1. Where I Can Find Edge Panel On Samsung Phone?

You can find the Edge Panel either right or left of your phone screen, which is a white transparent bar. You only need to swipe inward, then you will get the fastest and easiest way to access the apps, features, etc.

2. Problems With Edge Panel After Update

Well, the most common reason is due to the corrupted files included in the updated files. Another possibility is, it might be after updating the device the Edge Panel setting gets changed, that’s why it’s not working.

3. How Many Edge Panel Can be Active On My Samsung Galaxy Phone?

You are allowed to activate 10 Panels at once on your Samsung. If you want to add more Panels, then you can simply download them and install them from the Galaxy Store.

4. How Can I Fix Edge Panel Not Showing Or Disappeared On My Samsung?

First, you should check whether the Edge Panel is active or not, then make sure that Easy Mode is not enabled on your Samsung phone. If Easy Mode is enabled, then turn it off. These are the steps to follow.

  • Navigate to Settings and tap on Display.
  • Now, tap on Easy Mode, then switch off the toggle located beside it.

Conclusion

Well, the Edge Panel is one of the best and most useful features of Samsung phones. It can make your day-to-day life better and more comfortable. So, this is the complete guide on how to use Edge Panel on a Samsung Galaxy phone. You can follow the above-mentioned steps and use them on your Galaxy phone. I hope this guide has helped you.

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