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any ideas how to restore one finger zoom?

Discussion in 'Android Help' started by Gobshyte, Dec 2, 2021.

  1. Gobshyte

    Gobshyte Newbie
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    Since I "upgraded" from Huawei mate 9 to a Huawei mate 20 pro I seem to have lost quite a few features, one of those is the one finger zoom where you could double click with your thumb and just slide/zoom a picture with one hand, now that's no longer available on the mate 20 or maybe I've just missed the setting any ideas how to restore one finger zoom
     



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  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    its probably a feature that went away from. its not an android thing. i do not have this option on my z fold 3. i can pinch to zoom but thats about it.
     
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  3. puppykickr

    puppykickr Android Expert

    Try this ( @ocnbrze as well) :

    Settings
    Accessibility
    Magnification
     
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  4. Gobshyte

    Gobshyte Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Yeap it is an Android feature, had it for more than 10 years until I got this pos

     
  5. Gobshyte

    Gobshyte Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Good call
    but it's not there

     
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  6. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    You mean in the Gallery app, where you view your photos? That should still work on a Mate20 Pro. Have you tried restarting the phone?

    I have a Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra, and can double tap photos with one finger or thumb, to zoom and move the view around. Also have a Huawei Mate10, that was just updated to HarmonyOS 2.0 from Android 10, and the Gallery app still has double tap to zoom.
     
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  7. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    If this is only an issue with a gallery app a simple fix is to try a different gallery app (assuming that it can't be fixed by just a restart or similar).
     
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