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    Home screen

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

    To go to the Home screen

    • Tap (Home button).

    To browse the Home screen

    Image of browsing the home screen by swiping the screen left or right.

    Home screen panes

    You can add new panes to your Home screen and delete panes. You can also set the pane that you want to use as the main Home screen pane.

    Image of home screen panes

    Note

    When Google Feed is enabled, the left most pane is reserved for this service. The main Home screen pane cannot be changed, and additional panes cannot be added to the left.

    To set a pane as the main Home screen pane

    1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates.
    2. Swipe left or right to browse to the pane that you want to set as your main Home screen pane, then tap (Set pane icon).

    To add a pane to your Home screen

    1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates.
    2. Swipe the panes all the way to the right or left, then tap (Add pane icon).

    To delete a pane from your Home screen

    1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates.
    2. Swipe left or right to browse to the pane that you want to delete, then tap (Delete pane icon) on the top-right corner of the pane.

    Home screen settings

    You can use the Settings shortcut to adjust some basic Home screen settings. For example, you can adjust the size of icons on your Home screen.

    To adjust the grid size of the screen

    1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates.
    2. Tap Grid, then select a size.
    3. Tap APPLY.

    To adjust the size of icons on your Home screen

    1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates, then tap (Home screen settings icon).
    2. Tap Icon size, then select an option.
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