Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 - Home Screen Settings

Home screen layout
Apps icon badges
Quick-open notifications
Hide apps

 

Home screen layout

Note Apps can be displayed on the Home screen or a separate Apps screen.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down to access all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Display Display icon > Home screen.
  3. Tap Home screen layout.
  4. Select one of the following:
    • Home and Apps screens
      Note All apps display on an Apps screen, which is separate from the Home screen.
      Note This is the default setting.
    • Home screen only
      Note All apps display on the Home screen.
  5. Tap Apply.

 

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App icon badges

Note A badge is the red dot or number that appears in the upper-right of an app icon. It signifies that a notification or change has occurred since the last time the app was used.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down to access all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Display Display icon > Home screen.
  3. Tap App icon badges.
  4. Tap the switch to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
    Note When on, you can also perform the following:
    1. Select the desired badge style:
      • Show with number
      • Show without number
    2. Tap Show notifications to turn on of off.
      Note This settings allows you to view notifications at a glance by touching and holding app icons on the Home screen.
  5. Tap the left arrow icon left arrow icon (lower-right) to return to the previous screen.

 

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Quick-open notification panel

Note Swipe down to open the notification panel from the Home screen.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down to access all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Display Display icon > Home screen.
  3. Tap Quick-open notification panel switch on Switch on or off Switch off.

 

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Hide apps

Note Selected apps don't appear on the Home / Apps screen.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down to access all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Display Display icon > Home screen.
  3. Select the desired app(s).
    Note Selected when a check mark is present.
  4. Tap APPLY (upper-right).

 

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