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Card view: The view on your phone that displays
applications as minimized cards, allowing you to easily
move among and reorder them. Don’t confuse Card
view with the “Launcher” on page 265, which along
with “Quick Launch” on page 267, shows you all the
apps you have on your phone, not just the open ones.
To display Card view from any open application
window, flick up from the gesture area to the screen, or
tap the center of the gesture area. Card view displays
connection menu: A menu that lets you turn on or off
connection features including Bluetooth
technology, and all wireless services (airplane mode).
To open the connection menu, tap the upper-right
corner of the screen. See also “application menu” on
dashboard: A list of all your notifications. When one or
more notification icons appear at the bottom of the
screen, tap the icons to open the dashboard. Tap a
dashboard item to act on it. See also “notification” on
Data Transfer Assistant: A tool that allows you to do a
one-way transfer of information such as contacts and
calendar events from a desktop organizer to your
phone. See “Transferring Data” on page 76.
drag: A slow movement of the finger up or down on
flick: A very fast skimming of the finger horizontally or
vertically on the touchscreen.
gesture area: The strip beneath the touchscreen that
you use to perform the back gesture, among others.
Some gestures you begin in the gesture area and
complete on the touchscreen, for example, the slow
drag that displays “Quick Launch” on page 267 when
you have an application filling the screen.
Launcher: A group of screens displaying all your
applications. To open the Launcher, tap in “Quick
Launch” on page 267, or flick up twice from the gesture
area to the screen. If you are in Card view, flick up once
from the gesture area to the screen to open the
Launcher. In the Launcher, swipe up, down, left, and
right to see all your apps. Tap an app icon to open it.
linked contact: A contact containing information from
more than one source. For example, if you have you
have a work contact in Exchange ActiveSync and a
personal contact for the same person in Google, the