Learn & Customize the Home Screen
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Learn & Customize the Home Screen

Make changes to apps, widgets, folders, wallpapers, home screen panels, and screen grid.


In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Add an app to the home screen
• Add/remove a folder from the home screen
• Edit display options
• Enable Smart Space
• Customize your lock screen


Add an app to the home screen

From the home screen, swipe up from the center of the screen to access the Apps tray. Select and drag the desired app to the desired location on the home screen.

Note: To remove an app from the home sceen, select and drag the desired app to Remove at the top of the screen.

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Add/remove a folder from the home screen

Select and drag the desired app over another app, then release. A new folder will automatically be created. To delete a folder, remove all apps from the folder. The folder will automatically be deleted.

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Edit display options

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

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 SET DEFAULT HOME SCREEN PANEL: The leftmost panel is the default home screen.
ADD A WIDGET: Select Widgets then select and drag the desired widget to the desired location
 CHANGE WALLPAPER: Select Wallpaper & style, then navigate to and select the desired wallpaper.
MORE SETTINGS: Select Home settings to access and edit more home screen settings.



Enable Smart Space

Smart Space provides customizable info on home screen based on time, location, and activity. To enable this feature, from the Home settings screen, select At a Glance, then select Turn on.

Notes: Select Customize to access Smart Space settings. You can access additional settings by selecting the Settings icon Settings icon next to At a Glance on the Home settings screen.

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Customize your lock screen

1. Select Wallpaper & style, then select Lock screen

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2. Edit the settings as desired. Select the screen to preview, then select Set Wallpaper.


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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, and remove a panel by removing all apps from a home screen.

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

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