Customize your home screen


You can optimize your favorite apps và widgets for use on your Galaxy phone by adding them khổng lồ your trang chủ screen. It makes your phone more organized & easier khổng lồ navigate. Find out how to showroom and place apps and widgets below.

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Before you try out the recommendations below, be sure to kiểm tra if your device"s software & related apps are updated khổng lồ the latest version. Lớn update your mobile device"s software, follow these steps: 

Step 1. Go khổng lồ Settings > Software update.

Step 2. Tap on Download and install.

Step 3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

The Galaxy phone has two screens. Not only the trang chủ screen that appears by default when turned on, but also the app screen where you can see all your apps. All apps installed on the phone are displayed on the phầm mềm screen, while default apps và apps added by the user are displayed on the trang chủ screen. To access the phầm mềm screen, just swipe up with your finger on the home screen. Lớn move the apps from the ứng dụng screen lớn the trang chủ screen, follow the steps below.

Step 1. Access the App screen by swiping up from the Home screen (swipe up on home screen to lớn return to phầm mềm screen).

Step 2. Tap & hold on the ứng dụng icon that you want to showroom to the Home screen.


Step 3. Choose Add to lớn Home, e.g. The liên hệ app.

Step 4. You will now see the app icon you added on the Home screen (swipe up on ứng dụng screen to lớn return to trang chủ screen).


To relocate the ứng dụng icon on the trang chủ screen, tap and hold the app, move it to the desired location, và then release it khổng lồ place it in that location.To remove the phầm mềm icon from the trang chủ screen, tap and hold the app, & then select Remove. The app no longer appears on the home screen but can still be found on the phầm mềm screen.

Note: If you hide an app on the ứng dụng screen, the hidden app doesn"t appear on the app screen. (Settings > home screen > Hide apps)

A widget is a simple extension of a function of an tiện ích that is already installed on the device. Widgets come in various sizes, are customizable, & can be placed on any available home screen panel for quick access.

For example, there is an alarm clock widget that provides a quick screen of upcoming alarms without opening the clock app. To add the widget lớn your trang chủ screen, follow the steps below.

Step 1. Tap & hold an empty spot on the Home screen.

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Step 2. Tap Widgets on the bottom of the screen.


Step 3. Select your desired widget, e.g. The Clock widget.

Step 4. Select the type of the widgets & then tap Add.


Step 5. You may need khổng lồ choose additional settings for the widget. 

Step 6. The widget that you have selected is displayed on the Home screen.


To relocate the widget on the home screen, tap and hold the widget, move it to lớn the desired location, and then release it to lớn place it in that location.To remove the widget on the home screen, tap and hold the widget, & then select Remove. Removing the widget does not delete the app settings.

There are several options available after placing your widget. The options may vary depending on the widget.

Resize: Widgets that can be resized will have a blue line along its edges. You can resize it by touching and dragging the lines.Color: set your widget khổng lồ a different color. You can access this by touching và holding the widget and then tapping Settings.Transparency: Increase or decrease the widget’s transparency so that you can easily see it. You can access this by touching and holding the widget & then tapping Settings.

You can prevent unintentional deletion or movement of phầm mềm icons or widgets on the home screen by the Lock trang chủ screen layout feature. To access the home screen settings, follow the guide below.

Step 1. Tap & hold an empty spot on the Home screen.

Step 2. Tap on the Settings icon lớn go to Home screen settings.

Step 3. Tap the switch to activate/deactivate the Lock trang chủ screen layout feature.

If you are experiencing difficulties with your phones, tablets, or wearables, you can send us a question in the Members app.

This allows us khổng lồ take a closer look at what is happening. The data is anonymised and only held for the duration of the investigation. Find out more about sending an error report through the "How to use the Members app".

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