Home screen: HTC One (M8)

Learn how to customize the home screen on the HTC One (M8).

 

Add widget

Delete widget

Home screen wallpaper

Lock screen wallpaper

 

 

 

Add widget or shortcut

 

To add a widget or shortcut to the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

Android 4.4 KitKat

 

  1. Touch and hold a vacant spot on any Home screen.
  2. Select a panel to add the widget, shortcut, or application screen to.
  3. Tap the Search icon to find a specific item quickly.
  4. Select either option from the drop-down menu:
    • Widgets
      • Scroll to and tap the desired widget.
      • Selected screen must have available space large enough to fit the widget.
    • Shortcuts
      • Tap the Shortcuts tab.
      • Scroll to and tap the desired shortcut item.

Android 5.0 Lollipop

 

  1. Touch and hold a vacant spot on any Home screen.
  2. Tap Add apps and widgets.
  3. Select a panel to add the widget, shortcut, or application screen to.
  4. Tap the Search icon to find a specific item quickly.
  5. Select either option from the drop-down menu:
    • Widgets
      • Scroll to and tap the desired widget.
      • Selected screen must have available space large enough to fit the widget.
    • Shortcuts
      • Tap the Shortcuts tab.
      • Scroll to and tap the desired shortcut item.

 

 

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Delete widget or shortcut

 

To delete a widget or shortcut from the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

    1. Touch and hold a widget, shortcut, or application on any Home screen.
    2. Slide the widget or application over Remove at the top of the screen.
    3. Release your finger.

 

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Home screen wallpaper

 

To change the Home screen wallpaper picture, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Personalize.
  4. Tap Wallpaper.
  5. Select one of these options:
    • HTC wallpapers
      1. Scroll to the desired wallpaper image.
      2. If desired, tap PREVIEW.
      3. Tap APPLY.
    • Live wallpapers
      1. Scroll to the desired wallpaper image.
      2. If desired, tap PREVIEW.
      3. Tap APPLY.
    • Gallery
      1. Navigate to and select the desired image.
      2. Touch the screen and slide the crop box to move it to the portion of the image you want.
      3. Touch the screen and slide any corner of the crop box to adjust the size.
      4. Tap DONE.

 

 

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Lock screen wallpaper

 

To change the lock screen wallpaper picture, follow these steps:

 

Android 4.4 KitKat

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Personalize.
  4. Tap Lock screen style.
  5. Touch the screen and slide left or right to select from available lock screen options.
  6. If necessary, tap SETTINGS to select a home or custom wallpaper.
  7. Tap APPLY.

Android 5.0 Lollipop

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Personalize.
  4. Tap Lock screen wallpaper.
  5. Select a home or custom wallpaper.
  6. Tap APPLY.

 

 

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