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Add a Widget on the Home Screen on Your Galaxy J3 and J7

Samsung J3/J7 Add Remove Widget Home Screen

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. Want to personalize your J3 or J7 further? Learn how to change your wallpaper!

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

Add a Widget

  1. From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area.

    Samsung J3/J7 Add Remove Widget Home Screen
  2. Touch Widgets.  

    Samsung J3/J7 Add Remove Widget Home Screen
  3. Touch and hold the desired widget.  

    Samsung J3/J7 Add Remove Widget Home Screen
  4. Drag the widget to the Home screen and then release.  

    Samsung J3/J7 Add Remove Widget Home Screen
  5. If the widget is resizable, you will see a frame around the widget. To adjust the size of the widget, touch and drag the edges of the frame.   

    Samsung J3/J7 Add Remove Widget Home Screen
  6. When you are satisfied with the new size, release the widget, and then exit the edit mode by touching anywhere outside the widget.  

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

Remove a Widget

  1. To remove the widget, touch and hold the widget until the edit screen appears.  

  2. While continuing to hold, drag the widget to Remove.  

    Samsung J3/J7 Add Remove Widget Home Screen

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

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