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Shortcuts and folders

Use shortcuts and folders to manage your applications and keep your Home screen tidy.

Shortcuts and folders overview

1 Access an application using a shortcut
2 Access a folder containing applications

To add an application shortcut to your Home screen

  1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates.
  2. In the customization menu, tap Widgets > Shortcuts.
  3. Scroll through the list and select an application. The selected application gets added to the Home screen.

To Move an Item on the Homescreen

  • Touch and hold the item until the device vibrates, and then drag the item to the new location.

To Remove an Item from the Homescreen

  • Touch and hold the item until the device vibrates, and then drag the item to Remove from home screen at the top of the screen.

To Create a Folder on the Homescreen

  • Touch and hold an application icon or a shortcut until the device vibrates, and then drag and drop it on top of another application icon or shortcut.

To Add Items to a Folder on the Homescreen

  • Touch and hold an item until the device vibrates, and then drag the item to the folder.

To rename a folder on the Home screen

  1. Tap the folder to open it.
  2. Tap the folder's title bar to show the Folder name field.
  3. Enter the new folder name and tap Done.
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