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Create and market your own Edge applications for Samsung smart devices. Edge(Look) offers specialized widgets and service components for extended functions of the Samsung Android devices.

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Edge(Look) supports the following:

  • Edge

    • Edge Single Plus 
    • Edge Single 
    • Edge Feeds (deprecated in Android 7.0 Nougat)
    • Edge Immersive (deprecated in Android 7.0 Nougat)
  • S-Pen

    • SmartClip (deprecated in Android 7.0 Nougat)
    • PointerIcon (deprecated in Android 7.0 Nougat)

NOTE:

  • Edge applications (API 22 or lower) should be republished to Marshmallow (API 23), because Android 6.0 changes the Runtime permissions and the Android Marshmallow policy.
  • Look SDK version 1.3.0 supports new UI styles to be developed on Edge applications with richer UIs.
  • The S-Pen features in the Look SDK (AirButton, SmartClip, WritingBuddy) were deprecated in Android 7.0 Nougat. The AirButton and the WritingBuddy features were deleted as of Look SDK version 1.4.0.

Edge Single Plus Panel

Samsung Look Edge Single Plus Panels

  • Swipe-select all available Edge panels.
  • Tap panel items to initiate actions when enabled by your app.
  • Activate Edge settings via a Gear icon.
  • Your Edge Single Plus panel apps can be distributed via Galaxy Apps store, either as independent apps or bundled with a main app.

Edge Single

Samsung Look Edge Single Panels

  • The application for Edge Single is viewed on the Edge (curved) screen area. You can publish one with the cocktail provider, which is added in the Edge screen area. You can enable some Edge Single modes in Edge Settings, and change them through the revolving action on the Edge service.
  • Whenever the display screen is active, users can swipe between different Edge applications
  • After activation, users can:
    • Tap panel items to initiate actions when enabled by your app.
    • Activate an Edge utility app panel via a dropdown icon or Edge settings configuration via a pullup icon. A pullup icon is the small arrow on the bottom of the edge.
  • Your Edge Single apps can be distributed via Galaxy Apps store, either as independent apps or bundled with a main app.

Edge Feed Apps

Note: Edge Feed is deprecated in Android 7.0 Nougat.

Samsung Look Edge Feeds

  • Whenever the display screen is not active, users can swipe-activate a curved Edge to display the default Edge feed (Note Edge devices) or the home Edge feed (S7, S6, or S6 Plus Edge devices) as an overlay in the curved Edge.
  • After activation, users can:
    • Users can swipe-select any available Edge feed in S7, S6, and S6 Plus Edge devices.
    • Users can swipe-select any available Edge panel in Note Edge devices.
    • Tap panel items to initiate actions (when enabled by your app)
  • Your Edge feed apps can be distributed through the Galaxy Apps store, either as independent apps or bundled with a main app.

Edge Immersive Panel

Note: Only the Samsung Note 4 Edge (also known as Note Edge) device supports the Edge Immersive panel.

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  • When your app that integrates an Edge Immersive Panel is running, a narrow panel (160 px) is always displayed  as a subwindow on a curved Edge display.
  • An Edge Immersive panel is part of a main app.

     

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