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Newbie question: Galaxy Tab S3 home page

by FredGoldrich / July 15, 2014 6:03 AM PDT

I've messed up the home page on my Galaxy. I suppose one solution is to restore it to the default setting -- is there a way to do that?

In particular: The "Settings" icon is now the only item on a second panel. The first panel has an empty slot, and I'd like to move "Settings" there and delete the second panel.

The manual says: "To move [an item] to another panel, drag it to the side of the screen." Doing that doesn't work for me -- it hovers at the side of the screen, and when I let go, it bounces back.

What am I doing wrong?

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Just delete the Settings on that screen
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 15, 2014 6:28 AM PDT

Then add it to your home screen again. Forget moving....

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Thanks, but I really am new at this...
by FredGoldrich / July 15, 2014 7:03 AM PDT

I see the "Settings Shortcut" item under Widgets (panel 8), but I don't know how to add it to the home screen.

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Ah, found it! Thanks!
by FredGoldrich / July 15, 2014 7:33 AM PDT

I needed to install the one under "Apps," not "Widgets."

Thanks for your help.

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