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Creating Shortcuts; Adding And Removing Primary Shortcuts - Samsung Galaxy S III User Manual

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Note: Your phone's home screens cycle through so that you can keep swiping in one direction and make
it back to the home screen. The small circles toward the bottom of the screen let you know your current
screen position.
Tip: Press
to return to the main home screen from any other screen.

Creating Shortcuts

Learn how to add, move, or remove items from the home screen.
Adding Items from the Applications Menu
1. Press
2. Touch and hold an application icon, and then drag it to a Home screen.
3. Release the screen to lock the new shortcut into its new position on the Home screen.
Adding Items from the Home screen
1. Press
2. Touch and hold an empty area of the Home screen, and then choose Apps and widgets.
3. Touch and hold the application icon, and then drag it to a Home screen. Release the icon to lock
it on the screen.
Removing a Shortcut
1. Press
2. Touch and hold the desired shortcut, and then drag it to the Remove icon and release it. As you
place the shortcut into the Trash, both items turn red.
Note: This action does not delete the application; it simply removes the shortcut from the Home screen.

Adding and Removing Primary Shortcuts

You can change any of your primary shortcuts with the exception of the Apps shortcut. The primary
shortcuts are the bottom row of app shortcuts that remain static on all home screens (by default Phone,
Contacts, Messaging, Internet, and Apps).
Note: Before replacing a primary shortcut, you must first add the replacement shortcut to the Home
Screen. For more information, see
1.
Press
2.
Touch and hold the primary shortcut you want to replace and then drag it to an empty space on
any Home screen.
3.
Touch and hold a new shortcut on the Home screen, and then drag it to the empty space in the
row of primary shortcuts.
Phone Basics
, and then tap
Apps.
to display the Home screen.
to display the Home screen.
Creating
Shortcuts.
to display the Home screen.
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