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Android Phones For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 19

The Apps-and-Widgets Chapter

In This Chapter

arrow Organizing the Home screen

arrow Working with widgets

arrow Rearranging the Home screen

arrow Creating folders

arrow Performing app updates

arrow Removing apps

arrow Selecting default apps

arrow Organizing the Apps drawer

Beyond making phone calls, your Android phone is host to an abundance of apps. The app launchers, as well as their widget cousins, adorn your phone’s Home screen, which helps make the device more usable. Your goal is to keep these apps and widgets accessible without overwhelming the Home screen.

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Apps and Widgets on the Home Screen

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