Learn and customize the home screen

Learn and customize the home screen

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


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INSTRUCTIONS & INFO
  1. The home screen consists of various tiles to the applications on your device that function as a tablet. The desktop is very similar to the desktop of a PC computer that enables you to do file management and utilize the tablet as a computer.
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  2. Tap the Start icon or Windows button.
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  3. Then tap Settings.


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  4. Tap Personalization.
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  5. Under the Background tab, select the desired Background, then adjust settings as desired.
    Note: For this tutorial, Picture was selected.
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  6. Under the Colors tab, tap on the desired accent color. The screen will show a preview in the background as you are making changes.
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  7. When completed, tap the Back icon to return to settings.
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  8. Tap anywhere outside the Quick settings menu to return to the Start screen.
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  9. To move the position of an app tile, tap and hold the Desired tile.
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  10. Touch and drag the tile to the new Desired location and release.
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  11. To name a group of tiles, tap in the Group name field.
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  12. Enter the Desired name for the group.
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  13. Close the keyboard by tapping the X icon.
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  14. To add a new tile for an app on one of the start screens, touch the Menu icon to reveal the Apps list.
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  15. Touch and hold the desired app.
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  16. Tap Pin to Start.
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  17. The new tile will appear on the Start screen. To resize the tile, tap and hold on the Added tile until the app is highlighted.
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  18. Tap the App Menu icon.
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  19. Select the Desired tile size.
    Note: In this example, it is small.
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  20. The tile is resized. To remove an app tile from the home screen, touch and hold the Desired app.
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  21. Tap the Unpin from Start icon.
    Note: This action does not uninstall the app from the device.
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  22. To add an app to the taskbar of the desktop, tap and hold the desired app tile, then select More options.
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  23. Tap Pin to Taskbar.
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  24. The app tile is added to the taskbar in desktop mode.
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