Galaxy S9 - How do I keep my apps at my fingertips on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?

Last Update Date : May 09. 2018


To see all of your apps, you can now just swipe up or down on your homescreen. But don't worry, there's still a way to get that Apps button back if you want it.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Add the Apps Button Back

Note: Missing the Apps button? Aw, it's OK. You can have it back if you really want.

1 From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.
2 Touch the More options icon (top right corner).
Galaxy S9 - How do I keep my apps at my fingertips on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?
3 Touch Home screen settings.
4 Touch Apps button.
5 Touch Show Apps button.
Galaxy S9 - How do I keep my apps at my fingertips on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?
6 Touch APPLY. Your trusty Apps button is back!

Recent Apps

Note: There's a neat shortcut to access that app you were just using. It's super convenient when you're multitasking and need quick access to your apps.

1 On the navigation bar, touch Recent to access all active apps.
Galaxy S9 - How do I keep my apps at my fingertips on my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?
2 To open an app, touch it, and to close it, swipe to the left or right.
3 You can also touch CLOSE ALL to close all running apps.

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