Managing widgets

Samsung Galaxy J3 Prime on Android 8.1.0

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Learn how to use modules, also known as widgets, to help you keep important information at the tips of your fingers. Widgets allow you to do things such as preview upcoming events, see recent emails, and have access to your favorite contacts. You can place apps on your home screen similar to how you place widgets to your home screen.

  1. Step 1/13

    From the Home screen, touch and hold an empty space.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  2. Step 2/13

    Tap Widgets.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  3. Step 3/13

    Select a widget category.

    Note: Swipe to view more available widgets.

    The indicator is in the top left.
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    Touch and hold the widget you'd like to use.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Drag the widget to an empty space on a Home screen.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Tap the Back button to save your changes.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Touch and hold the widget.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Drag the widget to a new location.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Drag the blue borders to a new size.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Tap outside the widget to save your changes.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
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    To remove a widget, touch and hold the widget.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Tap Remove from Home screen.

    Note: Removing a widget from the Home screen doesn't uninstall it from your phone. You can uninstall apps and widgets through the Play Store app.

    The indicator is in the center.
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