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Adding a Widget to the Home Screen on Your Galaxy Tab E (SM-T377x)

A Widget is an interactive item that can be added to the Home screens of your device to give you quick access to information or tasks you perform frequently. Your device comes with preloaded widgets. You can download additional widgets from the Google Play™ Store.

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Adding a Widget

  1. Touch and hold the screen to access Widgets.    

    Samsung Touch and hold the screen to access Widgets

    You can also access the widget by using the pinch gesture on the screen.

  2. Touch Widgets.   

    Samsung Touch Widgets
  3. Swipe to find the widget you would like to place on the screen and then touch and hold the selected widget.   

    Samsung Swipe to Widget and Touch and Hold
  4. Drag the widget to the Home screen and release it.    

    Samsung Drag the widget to the Home screen and release it
  5. To adjust the size of the widget, touch and hold the widget. When the widget is highlighted, drag the dot to adjust the size.   

    Samsung Adjusting Size of Widget

    Some widgets cannot be re-sized.

  6. Touch an empty area on the screen to save.   

  7. To move the widget, you can simply touch and hold the widget and drag to a new location.    

    Samsung to Move Widget, Touch and Drag to New Location

Removing a Widget

  1. Touch and hold the widget you would like to remove.   

  2. While holding, drag the widget to the top of the screen. Release the widget when the Remove icon appears.    

    Samsung Drag Widget to Top of Screen to Remove

    Removing the widget from the screen will not delete it from your device.

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