Adding apps and widgets to the Home screen

Samsung Galaxy XCover 4 on Android 9.0.0

Link successfully copied to clipboard
Copy link

Widgets allow you to do things such as preview upcoming events, see recent emails, and get quick access to your favorite contacts. Widgets are also known as modules and help you keep important information at the tips of your fingers.

  1. Step 1/8

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

    The indicator is in the center.
  2. Step 2/8

    Tap Widgets.

    Note: For this tutorial, we're adding a widget to the Home screen. You can also add an app by touching and holding an app in the Apps menu.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  3. Step 3/8

    Select a widget category.

    Note: Swipe to view more available widgets.

    The indicator is in the center.
  4. Step 4/8

    Touch and hold the widget you'd like to add.

    The indicator is in the center.
  5. Step 5/8

    Drag the widget to your desired location.

    The indicator is in the center.
  6. Step 6/8

    Tap the Back icon.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  7. Step 7/8

    Tap outside the widget to save your changes.

    The indicator is in the center.
  8. Step 8/8
    Step 8 of 8:

    You've completed the steps!

    There are no indicators associated with this step.

Was this tutorial helpful?