Home screen: Samsung Galaxy S II

Learn how to customize the home screen on the Samsung Galaxy S II.

 

 

 

 

Add widget or shortcut

 

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

 

  1. Navigate to the Home screen where you want to add the item.
  2. Touch and hold a vacant spot on the screen.
  3. Tap one of the following options:
    • Add apps and widgets
      • Tap the Apps tab to add an app
      • Tap the Widgets tab to add a widget
    • Create folder
    • Set wallpaper
  4. Tap the item you want to add.

 

 

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 folder on any Home screen.
  2. Drag the widget, shortcut, or folder over the Trash can icon at the top of the screen.
  3. Remove your finger.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

 

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

 

  1. Touch and hold an empty spot on any Home screen.
  2. Tap Set wallpaper.
  3. Tap Home screen or Home and lock screens.
  4. Tap one of the following options:
    • Gallery (Galería)
      1. Locate and tap the desired image.
      2. If desired, touch and slide the box to adjust the image area and scale.
      3. Tap Done.
    • Live wallpapers
      1. Tap the desired image.
      2. Tap Set wallpaper.
    • Wallpaper gallery
      1. Tap the desired image.
      2. Tap Set wallpaper.
      3. If desired, touch and slide the box to adjust the image area.
      4. Tap Save.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

 

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch and hold on the Home screen.
  2. Tap Set wallpaper.
  3. Tap Lock screen.
    Note: You can also tap Home and lock screens. By choosing this option, you can set a Live Wallpaper to your Lock screen.
  4. Tap one of the following options:
    1. Gallery
      1. Locate and tap the desired image.
      2. If desired, touch and slide the box to adjust the image area and scale.
      3. Tap Done.
    2. Wallpapers
      1. Tap the desired wallaper.
      2. Tap Set wallpaper.