What are widgets and how do I add them to my Android smartphone or tablet?
Widgets provide you with quick access to information without requiring you to open the app that manages this information. An example is the Calendar widget, which provides you a quick view of your upcoming calendar events without opening the Calendar application.
If you're looking for the Google Search bar, you will need to tap Google or Google Search, then tap and hold the Google Search bar widget.
For example, slide the bar left or right to adjust the transparency of the widget's background.
Please note: Not all devices will let you resize widgets.
The widget will be removed from the Home screen but will still be available in the Widgets tab, should you ever wish to put it back on your Home screen.
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