Lumia users can now operate phones without touching screens with new 'Gestures Beta' app

Gestures BetaWashington, Dec 16 : Microsoft has unveiled a new application "Gestures Beta" for Lumia Windows Phone owners wherein they can operate the phone without having to touch the screen and perform a few simple gestures.

The users can simply pick up their Lumia phones and put it on their ears to answer a phone call with the new app, reported the Verge.

The app also allows users to mute their phones by facing it down on a flat surface and flipping the phone with its face down would make them ignore a call.

However, Microsoft said that some of the features of the app would be limited to Lumia 630, Lumia 635, and Lumia 530. (ANI)