Samsung users have the well-known privilege of customizing their smartphones. Every Samsung user has a different taste and that can be reflected in the way they want to set up their Home Screen as well as Lock Screen.
Setting up widgets not only makes the job of accessing applications easier but also beautifies the Home Screen to make it look just the way you desire.
If you are new to Samsung or even if you are not and want to know more about setting up widgets, read on.
The Basics of Widgets
You could be wondering at this point what even a widget is. We shall explain that to you using a simple example. The weather that you notice on the Home Screen of your Samsung phone, which has the temperature as well as the location of the city you are based in, is actually a widget.
Why use a Widget?
If you want to access more in less time, and want to look at what you only need to be looking at, then use widgets.
What size are Widgets?
Widgets are available for Samsung users in two sizes. The first one is 1×1. This is the smaller option. The bigger one is 4×6. This means that if you are worried about a widget taking up a lot of your space on the screen, then you have the choice to customize it.
Does Setting up Widgets take time?
Well, this completely depends upon you. If you are well aware of the widgets offered and the ones you prefer, you can set them all up in no time. On the other hand, if you are new to this then it is completely natural for you to take some time understanding which of the widgets fit together and which don’t.
How to add a New Widget?
Adding a new widget is a fairly simple process. You can set up a widget of your preferred application and then proceed to choose a size for it.
Follow these steps to add a new widget to your Home Screen.
- Tap and hold on the Home Screen until it opens the Menu. You have the option to touch and hold any empty space on the screen to open the menu.
- Look at the options at the bottom and Tap the widget button.
- Tap the widget you are planning to install.
- Touch and hold the widget size you prefer to install.
- Drag and drop the widget on to space where you would like for it to appear on your screen.
Can you delete a Widget?
Yes, you can delete a widget if you don’t like how it appears on your screen or simply if you are trying to create some space for a newer one.
Follow these steps to delete a widget.
- Touch and hold the widget that you want to delete.
- Tap remove.
How to change the position of a Widget?
You can touch a widget and move it around your screen to change its position. If you want a widget to be put in a corner, you can tap and hold it and place it right in the corner.
Widgets are an excellent way to make your life organized and composed. Consider the Calendar widget, once it is displayed on the screen you can always take a quick glance at the upcoming events in your schedule.
We definitely recommend you to go out and try new widgets on your Samsung smartphone. If you want more options than the ones available in your phone, you can always go to the Play Store and download more.
Did you find this helpful? Have you tried experimenting with widgets? Let us know which ones are your favorite in the comments down below.