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Adding and Removing Home Screen Widgets on Your Galaxy S6 Active

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Widget

No need to open up the weather app to check the weather, simply add a widget to your Home screen for easy access and updates on your frequently used apps. The S6 Active comes with preloaded widgets, and you can download more widgets from the Google Play Store to spruce up your Home screen.

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

Add a Widget

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

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

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Widget
  2. Touch Widgets.  

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Widget
  3. Touch and hold the desired widget.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Widget
  4. Drag the widget to the Home screen and then release.   

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Widget
  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 Galaxy S6 Active 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.  

  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 Galaxy S6 Active Widget

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

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