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Add and Remove Widgets on the Home Screen on Your Galaxy Tab S2

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Adding a Widget

A widget is an interactive item that can be added to the Home screens of your tablet to give you quick access to information or tasks you perform frequently. Your tablet 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.

Add a Widget

  1. To change the wallpaper, touch and hold an empty area of the Home screen.

    If your default Home screen is full, it may be helpful to swipe to a Home screen with less content.

  2. Touch Widgets.  

    Samsung touch Widgets
  3. Touch and hold the desired widget.  

    Samsung touch and hold the desired widget
  4. Drag the widget to the Home screen and then release.   

    Samsung drag the widget to the desired location and then release
  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 if the widget is resizable, resize the widget
  6. When you are satisfied with the new size, release the widget, and then exit the edit mode by touching anywhere outside the widget.  

    Samsung touch anywhere outside the widget to exit the edit mode
  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.  

    Samsung touch and hold the widget
  2. While continuing to hold, drag the widget to Remove.  

    Samsung drag it to Remove

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

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