Managing Apps and Widgets

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) on Android 6.0.1

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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 1/11

    From the main home screen, swipe to a screen with empty space.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Tap and hold an empty space.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Tap Widgets. To add apps, add them from the apps menu.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Select a widget category.

    The indicator is towards the top.
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    Tap 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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    Tap DONE.

    The indicator is towards the top.
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    Drag the widget to a new location.

    The indicator is in the center.
  9. Step 9/11

    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 towards the top.
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