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How to use touch and hold delay in Android 7 Nougat

How to use touch and hold delay in Android 7 Nougat

  1. Tap on the ‘Settings’ icon on the home screen. Fig 1.Note: If the ‘Settings‘ icon doesn’t appear on your home screen, slide-up from the bottom of the screen to open the ‘app drawer’ and locate it.
    Fig 1 - Android 7 Nougat – Touch and hold delay
    Fig 1
  2. Scroll down to the ‘System’ section and tap on ‘Accessibility’. See Fig 2.
    Fig 2 - Android 7 Nougat – Touch and hold delay
    Fig 2
  3. Scroll down to the ‘System’ section and tap on ‘Touch & hold delay’. Fig 3.
    Fig 3 - Android 7 Nougat – Touch and hold delay
    Fig 3
  4. Tap on the delay option that you would like to use to trigger ‘Touch and hold’ - the options are ‘Short’, ‘Medium’ or ‘Long’. Fig 4.
    Fig 4 - Android 7 Nougat – Touch and hold delay
    Fig 4
  5. When you are happy with all your ‘Text-to-speech’ settings press your device’s ‘home button’ to return to the home screen.

Note: These instructions apply to the stock version of Android 7 Nougat.  Please be aware that many device manufacturers add their own customisations to the Android operating systems so you may find minor differences from the steps shown.

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