How Do I Customize My Home Screens On The Cricket SCH-R915 (Indulge) Phone?

You can customize your phone's Home screen and up to six Home screen panels with shortcuts, widgets, and folders.

  • Home Screen

    The Home screen is the starting point for using your phone.

    Note: Unless stated otherwise, instructions in this User Manual start with the phone unlocked, at the Home screen.

  • Extended Home Screen

    The Home screen consists of the Home panel, plus 6 panels that extend beyond the display width to provide more space for adding shortcuts, widgets and folders.

    Slide your finger horizontally across the screen to scroll to the left or right side panels. As you scroll, the indicator at the top of the display shows your current position.

  • Home Screen Panels

    Your phone comes with 7 Home screen panels. You can customize the Home screen to include up to the seven default panels, and set one panel as Home.

    1. Navigate to a Home screen panel, then press  Menu.
    2. Touch Edit page. An array of thumbnail images of the Home screen panels appears in the display.
    3. To remove a panel, touch, hold, and drag the panel image to the Remove icon (  ).
    4. To add a panel, touch .
    5. To set a panel as the Home panel, touch, hold, and drag the panel image to the center (panel 4) position.
  • Primary Shortcuts

    Primary Shortcuts appear at the bottom of the display. You can edit the Primary Shortcuts, except for the  Applications /  Home shortcut.
    Note: When you access Applications, the Home shortcut replaces the Applications shortcut to provide quick return to the Home screen.

    The default primary shortcuts are:

     Phone: Launches the Phone, to make calls.

     Contacts: Store and manage your contacts.

      Messaging: Send and receive messages.

     Applications: Access your phone’s applications.

    EditING the Primary Shortcuts

    1. Press  Home, then touchApplications.
    2. Press  Menu, then touch Edit.
    3. Touch and drag an icon to replace a primary shortcut.
    4. When you are finished, press  Menu, then touch Save.
  • Widgets

    Widgets are self-contained applications that you can place on the Home screen to access favorite features.

    Adding Widgets to a Home Screen panel

    1. Navigate to the desired Home screen, then touch and hold on the screen to display the Add to Home screen menu.
    2. Touch Widgets, then touch a selection to add it to the Home screen.

    Removing Widgets

    Touch and hold the Widget until the trash can icon (  ) appears, then drag the Widget to the  icon.

  • Shortcuts

    Use Shortcuts for quick access to applications or features, such as Email or other applications.

    Adding Shortcuts to a Home Screen panel

    1. Navigate to a Home screen panel, then touch and hold on the screen to display the Add to Home screen menu.
    2. Touch Shortcuts, then touch a selection:
    3. Follow the prompts to configure the Shortcut and add it to the Home screen.

    Removing Shortcuts

    Touch and hold the Shortcut until the trash can icon (  ) appears, then drag the Shortcut to the  icon.

  • Folders

    Place Folders on the Home screen to organize items together on the Home screen.

    Adding Folders to a Home Screen panel

    1. Navigate to the desired Home screen, then touch and hold on the screen to display the Add to Home screen menu.
    2. Touch Folders, then touch a selection to add it to the Home screen.

    Removing Folders

    Touch and hold the Folder until the trash can icon (  ) appears, then drag the Folder to the  icon.

  • Change the Wallpaper

    Choose a picture to display in the background of a Home screen panel. You can choose from pre-loaded wallpaper images, or select a picture you’ve taken with the Camera or downloaded.

    1. From a Home screen panel, touch and hold on the screen to display the Add to Home screen menu, then touch Wallpapers.

    – or –

    1. From the Home screen, press  Menu, then touch Wallpaper.
    2. Choose a source for images:
    • Gallery: Access the Gallery to choose a picture from an optional installed memory card. Touch a picture to select it, then use the crop tool to resize the picture, if desired. Touch Save to save the picture as wallpaper.
    • Graphics: Choose from downloaded images.
    • Live wallpapers: Choose from pre-loaded animated wallpaper images. Touch a wallpaper, then touch Set wallpaper.
    • Wallpaper gallery: Choose from pre-loaded wallpaper images.Touch a wallpaper, then touch Set wallpaper.
  • Applications

    You can add shortcuts to applications to a Home screen panel, for quick access to the application.

    Adding Applications to a Home Screen panel

    1. Navigate to a Home screen panel.
    2. Touch  Applications.
    3. Touch and hold on an application icon. The Shortcut icon is automatically placed on the selected Home screen panel.

    Removing Applications

     Touch and hold the Application shortcut until the trash can icon (  ) appears, then drag the shortcut to the  icon.

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