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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. Your Home screen can have up to seven panes, which extend beyond the regular screen display width. 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 you are currently in.

Scr sony panes extension on homescreen

To go to the Home screen

  • Press Icn sony key and home.

To browse the Home screen

Scr sony 13ee homescreen

Home screen panes

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

Scr sony homescreen change pane

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. Flick left or right to browse to the pane that you want to set as your main Home screen pane, then tap Icn sony and homescreen set main homescreen.

To add a pane to your Home screen

  1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen.
  2. To browse the panes, flick all the way to the right or left, then tap Icn sony and homescreen add pane.

To delete a pane from your Home screen

  1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates.
  2. Flick left or right to browse to the pane that you want to delete, then tap Icn sony and homescreen delete pane.

Home screen settings

Use the Home Settings shortcut to adjust some basic settings on your Home screen. For example, you can set your Home screen to auto rotate and adjust the size of icons.

To set your Home screen to auto rotate

  1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen, then tap Home Settings.
  2. Drag the slider beside Auto-rotation to the right.

To adjust the size of icons on your Home screen

  1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen, then tap Home Settings.
  2. Tap Icon size, then select an option.
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