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Customize Themes and Icons on Your Phone

In the mood for some decorating? Customize the themes and icons on your phone to your taste. You can change wallpaper, adjust icons, and download themes to your phone. Gotta admit, you have great taste.

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Change the Theme

From famous characters, to sports to glitter and sparkles, your phone has a theme for everyone. Show some personality on your phone by applying a theme. 

From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area, and then touch Themes. To view all the themes, touch VIEW ALL. Select the desired theme, view the details, and then touch APPLY.

Poof! Instant style.

Change the Icons

Want to show your passion for baseball? How about origami or piano? Try customizing your phone’s icons. Oh, and just FYI: changing icons will change their shape and theme. Let's get you started with a new set of icons. 

From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area. Touch Themes and then touch Icons. To view all of your icons, touch VIEW ALL. Feast your eyes on all the available icons. When you find ones you like, select the icons. Review the following information and then touch APPLY. Your phone is lookin' good!

Download Themes

Want something to jazz up your phone? Your phone offers tons of themes available for download. 

From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area, and then touch Themes. Now, you can swipe up to view the available themes and then select the one you want to download. Make sure it's a good one! Touch DOWNLOAD, and you're all set.

Download Icons

You can also download new icons to your phone. There’s a selection of free icons and ones available for purchase for tons of options. 

From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area, and then touch Themes. Touch Icons, swipe up to view the available icons, and then select the one you want to download. Finally, touch DOWNLOAD and say hello to your new icons.

Delete Themes

Sick of that old theme? Just get rid of it, it's no trouble at all. 

From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area, and then touch Themes. To view all of your themes, touch VIEW ALL. Touch DELETE, and then select the theme you want to delete. Touch DELETE, and kiss that theme goodbye.

Delete Icons

You can delete icons anytime you want. From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area of the screen. Touch Themes and then touch Icons.

To view all of your icons, touch VIEW ALL. Touch DELETE, and then select the unwanted icons. Touch DELETE, and poof! Icon, be gone.

Recover Purchased Themes

Who wants to pay twice for the same item? Connecting your phone to a Samsung account has many advantages, like the ability to recover purchased items, even if you purchased them on another device.

From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty area, and then touch Themes. Touch My page next More Options. Next, touch Purchased items, and all the themes you purchased will be listed. Touch DOWNLOAD to install the corresponding theme on your phone. Repeat this process as many times as needed.

Note: You can recover purchased wallpapers or icons from the same page. Simply use the menu at the top of the screen.

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