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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 twenty 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 is currently displayed.

    Panes extension on Home
screen

    1 Welcome to Xperia™ widget — Tap to open the widget and select a task such as copying content from your old device or setting up Xperia™ services
    2 Dots — Represents the number of Home screen panes

    To go to the Home screen

    • Press Icn sony key and home.

    To browse the Home screen

    To browse the Home screen

    Home screen panes

    You can add new panes to your Home screen (up to a maximum of twenty 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 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 .

    Note

    When Google Search & 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 Search & Now.

    To add a pane to your Home screen

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

    Note

    When Google Search & 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 Search & Now.

    To delete a pane from your Home screen

    1. Touch and hold any 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 on the top right corner of the pane.

    Home screen settings

    To disable or uninstall an application from the Home screen

    Note

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

    1. Touch and hold any area on your Home screen until the device vibrates.
    2. Flick left or right to browse the panes. All applications that can be disabled or uninstalled are indicated by Icn sony home uninstall.
    3. Tap the relevant application, then tap Disable if the app came pre-installed on your device or 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 until the device vibrates, then tap Icn sony homescreen settings.
    2. Tap Icon size, then select an option.
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