Galaxy Tab10.1: How Do I Adjust The Home screen Layout?

Last Update Date : Apr 04. 2018

Configure Homescreen

Extended Home Screen

The Home screen consists of the Home panel, plus four panels that extend beyond the display width to provide more space for adding shortcuts and widgets.

 

• Slide your finger horizontally across the screen to scroll to the left or right side panels.

Galaxy Tab10.1: How Do I Adjust The Home screen Layout?

NOTE: The center panel displays when you touch Home.  

Customizing the Home Screens

To customize the Home screens to suit your preferences navigate to the desired Home screen, then:

1 Touch and hold on the screen.

The Add to Home screen options screen displays.

2 Touch to select one of the following options:

• Widgets

• App Shortcuts

• Wallpapers

• More

Widgets

Widgets are self-contained applications that you can place on the Home screens to access your favorite features.

App shortcuts

Use App Shortcuts for quick access to applications or features, such as Email or other applications.

Adding Shortcuts from a Home Screen

1 Navigate to the Home screen on which you want the App Shortcut to be placed.
2 Touch and hold on the screen.

– or –

3 Touch Customize.

The Add to Home screen options screen displays.

4 Touch App shortcuts, then touch an application to add it to the Home screen.
5 Touch Back to return to the Home screen.

Adding App Shortcuts from the Apps Screen

1 From a Home screen, touch Applications.
2 Touch and hold on an application icon until the Home screen selection area is displayed at the bottom of the screen.
3 Drag the application icon to the desired Home screen.

The Home screen frame is highlighted and enlarges.

4 Drag the application icon approximately where you want it on the Home screen.

Removing App Shortcuts

Touch and hold the App Shortcut until Remove appears at the top right corner of the screen, then drag the App Shortcut to the Remove icon.

Wallpapers

You can choose a picture to display in the background of the Home screen. Choose from preloaded wallpaper images or select a photo you have downloaded or taken with the Camera.

More...

Includes shortcuts to Browser, bookmarks, to Directions and Navigation, and an assortment of other useful items.

1 From a Home screen, touch and hold on the screen.

– or –

2 Touch Customize.

The Add to Home screen options screen displays.

3 Touch More to view the additional widgets, then touch the widget to add it to the Home screen.

 • Bookmark: Launch a bookmarked web page.

 • Contact: View a contact you specify.

 • Directions & Navigation: Get directions and navigation from Google Maps.

 • Gmail label: Access a Gmail label. Appears once a Gmail account is set up. Touch the label to which you want to link. 

 • Music playlist: Set up a link to a music playlist. 

 • Settings: Displays a list of Settings shortcuts. Touch an entry in the list.

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