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LG G5 - HOME SCREEN

Operation Cell Phones, Mobile Accessories, Smart Watches, Tablets Last Updated 04/02/2016
LG G5 HOME SCREEN

On the LG G5 all of your apps are now on select home screens. The first screen is your main Home screen (excluding optional Smart Bulletin screen if enabled/available). Swipe across the screen from right to left to see the apps on the phone. Apps appear only one place on the home screens.

Note: Features and capability may vary by carrier.


Enter Home screen edit mode

Press and hold an empty area of the Home screen to open Edit mode. From here you can change the order of your screens, select a wallpaper, select widgets to add, or navigate to the Home screen settings menu.

Note: Home screen layout and options may vary by carrier.

Home screen layout settings

  1. Press and hold an empty part of the Home screen to open Edit mode.

  2. Tap Home screen settings to modify wallpaper and more.

How to add a new Home screen page

  1. Press and hold the app icon and then drag it to the right-most page. An new blank page will display to right of a screen that has at least one app on it.

  2. Release the icon to add the page.

Note: If the app icon is not placed on the new Home screen page, the page will automatically be deleted.

How to change the order of your Home screens

  1. Press and hold an empty area of the Home screen to open Edit mode.

  2. Press and hold the page you would like to move around, and then drag to the desired position.

  3. To exit edit mode tap a home screen or press the Back  or Home  button.

Note: The left most screen, excluding smart bulletin, will become your main home screen. This is the screen that you return to when pressing the home key.

If you prefer the traditional Android experience and wish to have your apps organized in an app drawer there are two options available to you.

Add an app drawer from settings

  1. Press and hold an empty part of the Home screen to open Edit mode.

  2. Tap Home screen settings.

  3. Tap Select Home, then select EasyHome.

Use a third party Home screen

  1. From your G5, open Play Store.

  2. Click on Apps, then search for home screen launcher.

  3. Select from the many available home screen launchers (a good alternative is the Google Now Launcher, more information can be found at https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/4541722).

Note: To switch back to the original Home screen or a third party application, go to Settings > Display tab > Home screen > Select Home and choose Home. Depending on the launcher this path may vary.

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