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  1. SekiTimewalker

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    Is there a way to force an app to use the S Pen? I thought it was supposed to simulate a finger, and I use a picross app that would be much easier to do with a thinner "finger".

     

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    what are you trying to accomplish that the pen isn't doing?

    what app specifically are you referring ?

    the s pen can be used as a stylus, but it may not be able to support every function on a specific app.
     
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    World's biggest picross and Pokemon Go are two instances where it doesn't do anything. Can't even use as a stylus for those games. The picross one is annoying, though, because of my fat fingers. That is the one I wanted to force
     
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    i just installed the picross game and the stylus did not work for me.

    seems the dev just needs to enable the stylus function. i have not heard of a way to force the s pen to work with apps that don't recognize the spen.
     
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    Ok, thank you. I haven't had a Note since 4, so I wasn't sure if they made something like that while I was gone.
     
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    There is an s pen SDK the devs can incorporate into their wares so the s pen can be used. I don’t play games on the phone so i read up on it when i installed this game. There’s a few games that i trolled that dont use the s pen...
     
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    Imagine Words with Friends with the pen.
     
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