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Audi Q7: General touch display operation

General information

Applies to: touch display

The touch display is controlled through the touchscreen. Operation is very similar to operating a smartphone.

All touch displays in the vehicle can be operated with the gestures described in the following information.

Tips

Certain gestures are not available in every menu.

Pressing

Applies to: touch display

Fig. 6 Touch display: pressing
Fig. 6 Touch display: pressing

Selecting a function or button

  • Press the desired function or button.

Pressing and holding

Applies to: touch display

Fig. 7 Touch display: pressing and holding
Fig. 7 Touch display: pressing and holding

Accessing options

For some items, you can access additional options that are not directly visible.

  • Press and hold an item until the associated options are displayed.

Pressing and pulling

Applies to: touch display

Fig. 8 Touch display: pressing and pulling
Fig. 8 Touch display: pressing and pulling

Moving an item

You can position some items at any location on the screen.

  • Press and hold an item, and then use your finger to pull it to the desired location.

Pinching fingers together and pulling apart

Applies to: touch display

Fig. 9 Touch display: pinching fingers together and pulling them apart
Fig. 9 Touch display: pinching fingers together and pulling them apart

Zooming in and out on an item

  • To increase the size of an item, touch it with two fingers and pull your fingers apart.
  • To decrease the size of an item, touch it with two fingers and pull your fingers together.

Rotating

Applies to: touch display

Fig. 10 Touch display: rotating
Fig. 10 Touch display: rotating

Rotating the view or perspective

  • Rotate the item using two fingers.

Dragging

Applies to: touch display

Fig. 11 Touch display: (1) dragging with one finger, (2) dragging with two fingers
Fig. 11 Touch display: (1) dragging with one finger, (2) dragging with two fingers

Scrolling or browsing through menus/lists

  • To scroll through menus and lists, swipe upward or downward with one finger.
  • To browse through menus and lists, swipe to the right or left with one finger.

Tilting 3D displays

  • Drag upward or downward with two fingers.

Dragging away from/toward the edge of the screen

Applies to: touch display

Fig. 12 Touch display: dragging away from the edge of the screen
Fig. 12 Touch display: dragging away from the edge of the screen

Opening hidden menus

The symbol indicates that there is a hidden menu.

  • Use your finger to drag inward from the upper or lower edge of the screen, or
  • Press the button.

Closing hidden menus

  • Press within the menu and drag it toward the upper or lower edge of the screen.

Information about menu paths

This guide shows you at a glance the paths for opening a desired menu and its settings and functions.

Example of a path

  • Applies to: MMI: Select on the home screen: SETTINGS > General > Date & time.

Following the path

  • First, determine in which display the path should be entered. In this example, it is the MMI display.
  • To open the home screen, press .
  • If the SETTINGS button is not displayed, use your finger to swipe to the left or right until it appears.
  • Press the SETTINGS button.
  • If the General button is not displayed, swipe toward the left or right with one finger until it appears.
  • Press the General button.
  • If the Date & time button is not displayed, swipe upward or downward with one finger until it appears.
  • Press the Date & time button.

Tips

If a menu or symbol is in parentheses in the path, for example, (General) or (), then it is an optional menu item that does not need to be used in every system.

SETTINGS

  • Applies to MMI: Select on the home screen: SETTINGS > Display & brightness > MMI.

Possible settings:

  • Brightness
  • Touchscreen feedback

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