You can add application icons, shortcuts, widgets, and other items to any part of any Home screen where there’s free space. You can also change the wallpaper.
Press Menu and touch Add.
If there are no empty spots on the Home screen, Add is dimmed; you must delete or move an item before you can add another item, or switch to another Home screen.
Add shortcuts to applications, a bookmarked webpage, a favorite contact, a destination in Maps, a Gmail label, a music playlist, and many other items. The shortcuts available depend on the applications you have installed.
Add any of a variety of miniature applications (widgets) to your Home screen, including a clock, a music player, a picture frame, the Google search bar, a power manager, a calendar that shows upcoming appointments, and a News & Weather widget. You can also download widgets on Google Play.
Add a folder where you can organize Home screen items, or folders that contain all your contacts, contacts with phone numbers, or starred contacts. Your folders’ contents are kept up to date automatically.
The Launcher icon changes to a Trash Can icon .
Press Menu and touch Wallpapers.
You can also touch & hold an empty area of the Home screen and in the menu that opens, touch Wallpapers.
Touch Gallery, Live wallpapers, or Wallpapers.
Touch Gallery to use a picture that you have captured using the camera or copied to your phone. You can crop the picture before setting it as a wallpaper. Working with pictures is described in Gallery.
Touch Live wallpapers to open a scrolling list of animated wallpapers installed on your phone. Some live wallpapers change according to the time of day, in response to touching the screen, tell the time, or offer other information. Some live wallpapers have a Settings button.
Touch Wallpapers to open a screen where you can sample the wallpaper images that come with the phone. Slide the miniature images left and right to view the samples. Touch a sample to view a larger version.
Touch Save or Set wallpaper.