Learn & Customize the Home Screen

Learn & Customize the Home Screen

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


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INSTRUCTIONS & INFO

Set Up Home Screen

  • ADD AN APP TO THE HOME SCREEN: Swipe up or down from the center of the home screen to access the Apps tray. 

    Step 1

  • Select and drag the desired app to the top of the screen, then to the desired location on the home screen.

    Note: Alternately, swipe up or down from the center of the home screen to access the Apps tray > select and hold the desired app > select Add to Home. To add a widget (a mini app) to the home screen, select and hold an empty area of the home screen then select Widgets.

    Step 2

  • ADD/REMOVE A FOLDER TO THE HOME SCREEN: Select and drag the desired app over another app, then release.

    Step 3

  • To remove, select and hold the desired folder then select Remove from Home.

    Note: Alternatively, select and drag all the apps out of a folder to remove the folder.

    Step 4

Display Options

Select and hold an empty space on the home screen, then perform the following for the desired display option:

Step 5

    • SET DEFAULT HOME SCREEN PANEL: Swipe to the desired home screen panel, then select the Home icon at the top of the screen.

      Note: You can also add, move, or remove home screen panels as desired. You can add a panel by dragging an app to an empty home screen, remove a panel by removing all apps from a home screen, and move a panel by selecting and dragging a panel to the desired location.

    • CHANGE WALLPAPER: Select Wallpapers then navigate to and select the desired wallpaper.

      Note: Live wallpapers can increase battery consumption. Visit the Optimize Battery Life tutorial for more information.

    • CHANGE SCREEN LAYOUT: Select Home screen settings > Home screen layout > desired layout > Apply.

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