Getting to know the Home screen

When you sign in, the Home screen opens.

The Home screen is your starting point to access all the features on your phone. It displays application icons, widgets, shortcuts, and other features. You can customize the Home screen with different wallpaper and display the items you want. See "Customizing the Home screen" on page 46.

The Status bar shows the time, signal strength, battery status, and other information. It also displays notification icons.

Widgets are applications that you can use directly on the Home screen.

Touch items on the Home screen to open them. Touch & hold an empty spot to add a shortcut to an application, a widget, and so on.

Touch the Launcher icon to open the Launcher and view all your applications.

At the top of the screen, the Status bar displays the time, information about the status of your phone, and icons for notifications that you've received. To learn more, see "Monitoring your phone's status" on page 25 and "Managing notifications" on page 27.

Touch the Launcher icon at the bottom of the screen to view all installed applications. See "Opening and switching applications" on page 36.

The Status bar shows the time, signal strength, battery status, and other information. It also displays notification icons.

Widgets are applications that you can use directly on the Home screen.

Touch items on the Home screen to open them. Touch & hold an empty spot to add a shortcut to an application, a widget, and so on.

Touch the Launcher icon to open the Launcher and view all your applications.

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