How to enable scroll bar?

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  1. dfman

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    When using the phone, I sometimes find that I did not notice that I could scroll right, scroll down to see more options. An example is the [Clock] app in Samsung. When I am inside the app, I can only see 4 buttons Alarm, World Clock, Stopwatch, Timer. There is no hint that there I could scroll right to let Desk clock button appear. I only discovered this after some time.

    I understand that I can always just try to slide right or down to see if there is any more options, but that is quite silly, as most apps do not have hidden button towards the right. For example, the [Phone] app, I can only see 4 buttons Keypad, Lock, Favorites, Contacts. and there is really only 4 buttons.

    [Contacts] app also have 4 buttons.

    Some apps options where it is possible to scroll down also do not have any hint that tell the user it is possible to scroll down.

    How to enable scroll bar (like windows) so that it can hint me to scroll right/down to see more options?

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    #1 dfman, Nov 11, 2014
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  2. Ollie

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    I've never seen an option like that on a Samsung phone. A little wiggle animation would have been nice for scrollable items as well as another animation for clickable items ie..Air Gestures, Air View, Air Command all have an On/Off toggle, but if you actually click on their names it opens up more options for them.
     
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    Like Ollie, I've never heard of anything like that.

    I guess it's just in my nature to explore and be inquisitive. For the most part, the phones are ready to go out of the box, so if it's not in your nature to be that way, you won't specifically be missing something major, but, just as you discovered, you'll stumble upon handy little things that you didn't know were there as you get more comfortable with the device.