Home screen: Google Nexus 4

Learn how to customize the home screen on the Google Nexus 4.

 

 

 

 

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 place widget or shortcut.
  2. Tap the All apps AllAppsicon.jpg icon.
  3. Swipe right to find the desired app or widget.
  4. Touch and hold the app or widget until the Home screen appears.
  5. Slide the app or widget into place and release your finger.

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

 

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

 

  1. Touch and hold a shortcut, widget, or folder on any Home screen.
  2. Drag the shortcut, widget, or folder to the Remove icon at the top of the screen.
  3. Release your finger.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

 

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, touch and hold an empty spot.
  2. Select one of the following options:
    • Gallery
      1. Locate and tap the desired image.
      2. If desired, touch and slide the box to adjust image area and scale.
      3. When finished, tap Save.
    • Live wallpapers
      1. Scroll to and tap the desired image.
      2. Tap Set wallpaper.
    • Wallpapers
      1. Scroll to and tap the desired image.
      2. Tap Set wallpaper.

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.