How to manage some special interactions like swipe from left to right at bottom of screen or vice versa, as it would be easy for a right-handed person when compared to left-handed person?

For example, Google Dialer had a right-swipe earlier to pick the call.

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Even iOS has button at right to pick:

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Me being a right-handed person, I always operate my phone with my left hand. Is there any study indicating the percentage of left-Handed phone Users?

If any case of special problem comes as I mentioned,

  1. Should we ignore them?
  2. Or should we change the whole interaction basing that?

Google has changed how they handle this:

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Design according to thumb coverage:



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  • Stop using that diagram. The original author said that the thumb diagram isn't accurate because not all people hold their phone with just one hand: uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2017/03/… – Majo0od May 8 '17 at 12:44
  • Instead: trust what your users are doing, not what some diagram tells you to do. – Majo0od May 8 '17 at 12:44

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