Learn & customize the home screen

Learn & customize the home screen

Add shortcuts and widgets, access the notification panel, changing wallpaper, and more.


Video

WATCH AND LEARN


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
  1. Scroll up or down to access more content on the currently displayed screen.
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  2. Swipe left or right to change tabs in a menu or to access the Apps list from the home screen.
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  3. To use an app pinned to the home screen, tap the desired tile.
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  4. To add an app to the home screen, swipe left to access the Apps list.
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  5. Scroll to, then touch and hold the desired app.
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  6. Tap pin to start.
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  7. To move a tile on the home screen, touch and hold the desired tile.
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  8. Drag the tile to the desired location.
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  9. Once in the desired location, release the tile to place it.
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  10. To change the size of a tile on the home screen, tap the Size icon.
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  11. To remove a tile from the home screen, tap the Unpin icon.
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  12. To create a folder on the home screen, touch and hold the desired tile, then drag over another tile.
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  13. Release to create a folder containing the desired tiles.
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  14. Tap the Name folder to edit the folder name.
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  15. Enter the desired folder name.
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  16. Tap an empty space on the screen to return to the home screen.
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  17. To quickly adjust the brightness level, swipe down from the top of the screen to reveal the Action center.
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  18. Tap the Brightness icon to toggle between the preset brightness levels.
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  19. To change the home screen wallpaper, tap ALL SETTINGS.
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  20. Tap start+theme.
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  21. Tap choose photo.
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  22. Tap the desired album.
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  23. Tap the desired image.
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  24. Touch and drag to position the image. Use two fingers in a pinching or reverse pinching motion to zoom out or in, respectively.
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  25. Tap the Save icon.
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  26. To change the home screen from a 2-column to a 3-column layout, scroll to and then tap the Show more Tiles toggle.
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  27. The 3-column layout is now enabled.
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