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    Homescreen

    The Homescreen is the starting point for using your device. It's similar to the desktop on a computer screen. The number of Homescreen panes is represented by a series of dots on the lower part of the Homescreen. The highlighted dot shows the pane that is currently displayed.

    If Google Assistant is enabled, the Homescreen icon appears as Assistant on icon in the navigation bar.

    To go to the Home screen

    • Press Home icon.

    Home screen panes

    You can add new panes to your Home screen (up to a maximum of 20 panes) and delete panes. You can also set the pane that you want to use as the main Home screen pane.

    Home screen panes

    To set a pane as the main Home screen pane

    1. Touch and hold any area on your Home screen.
    2. Swipe left or right to the pane that you want to set as your main Home screen pane, then tap Set homescreen pane icon.

    When Google Now is enabled, the left-most pane is reserved for this service, and the main Home screen pane cannot be changed. For more information, see Google Now™

    To add a pane to your Home screen

    1. Touch and hold any area on your Home screen.
    2. Swipe the panes all the way to the right or left, then tap Add homescreen pane icon.

    When Google Now is enabled, the left-most pane is reserved for this service and additional panes cannot be added to the left. For more information, see Google Now™

    To delete a pane from your Home screen

    1. Touch and hold any area on your Home screen.
    2. Swipe left or right to the pane that you want to delete, then tap Delete homescreen pane icon on the top right corner of the pane.

    Homescreen Settings

    To disable or uninstall an application from the Homescreen

    Disabling a pre-installed app deletes all data, but the app can be enabled again from Settings > Apps & notifications . Only downloaded apps can be fully uninstalled.

    1. Touch and hold the application you want to disable or uninstall. If it can be disabled or uninstalled an Delete homescreen pane icon appears.
    2. Tap Delete homescreen pane icon > Disable > DISABLE if the app came pre-installed on your device or tap Delete homescreen pane icon > Uninstall > OK if the app was downloaded and you would like to uninstall it.

    To adjust the size of icons on your Home screen

    1. Touch and hold any area on your Home screen, then tap Homescreen settings icon.
    2. Tap Icon size, then select an option.
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