How to configure Home screen on Galaxy S10 | add, delete, or change default Home screen

If you are new to Android, particularly with Samsung Galaxy devices, you’ll be surprised to know that there are a lot of things that you can change in the Home screen. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to configure Home screen of your Galaxy S10.

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How to configure Home screen: add folder to Home screen

If you want to put together more than one app or app shortcut in one place on the Home screen, the answer is to create a folder. For example, if you want to put all social networking apps together, you can add a folder to the Home screen. Here’s how:

  1. From a Home screen, touch and hold a shortcut (e.g., Instagram).
  2. Drag the shortcut on to another shortcut (e.g., Facebook) then release.
  3. Enter a name for the folder.
  4. Then, tap Done (lower-right).

A folder containing the shortcuts should be created afterwards. The folder can be re-named.

How to configure Home screen: delete a folder on Home screen

If you want to get rid of a certain folder or folders from the Home screen, here’s how it’s done:

  1. Go to the Home screen.
  2. Tap and hold the folder you want to delete.
  3. Tap Delete folder icon.

How to configure Home screen: add a second Home screen

If you want to add another page to the current Home screen, here’s how it’s done:

  1. Go to the Home screen.
  2. Tap and hold on an empty space in the screen.
  3. Swipe to the left.
  4. Tap on the Plus sign in the middle.
  5. The second Home screen should be created.

To add an app to the second Home screen, hold and drag it there.

How to configure Home screen: delete Home screen

Deleting an extra Home screen is as easy as adding a new one. Follow these steps to do it:

  1. Go to the Home screen.
  2. Tap and hold on an empty space in the screen.
  3. Swipe to the left.
  4. On the Home screen that you want to delete, tap on the Delete icon at the top.

How to configure Home screen: Set default Home screen panel

If you have multiple Home screens or Home screen panels and you want to pick one as the default, below are the steps to do it. Keep in mind that the default Home screen should be the panel that shows up after pressing on the Home icon.

  1. Go to the Home screen.
  2. Tap and hold on an empty space in the screen.
  3. Swipe to the left to go to your preferred panel.
  4. Tap the Home icon at the top to select this panel as default.

How to configure Home screen settings: change more settings

If you want to change more settings for the Home screen, you can go under Home screen settings. Here’s how:

  1. Go to the Home screen.
  2. Tap and hold on an empty space in the screen.
  3. Tap Home screen settings at the lower right.
  4. Change your preferred configuration.

 


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