Verizon Ellipsis® 7 - Add Widgets to Home Screen

Widgets are mini-apps (e.g., weather, clock, calendar, etc.) that can be added to a Home screen. They aren't the same as shortcuts as they generally display info and take up more space than a single icon.

Note To determine the device software version, refer to View Software Version.

Device Software Version 4.2.2 (JellyBean)
Device Software Version 4.4 (KitKat)

Device Software Version 4.2.2 (JellyBean)

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps.
    Note The center icon at the bottom (in portrait) or at the right (in landscape).
  2. Tap Widgets (top-left).
  3. From the Widgets tab, touch and hold a widget.
  4. Drag the widget to the preferred Home screen then release.
    Note There must be sufficient space on the screen to add the widget successfully.
  5. If applicable, select additional options to activate widget.
    Note Options vary depending upon the type of widget.

Related Topic: Remove Items from Home Screen

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Device Software Version 4.4 (KitKat)

  1. From a Home screen, touch and hold an empty space.
  2. Tap Widgets (at the bottom right).
  3. From the Widgets tab, touch and hold a widget.
  4. Drag the widget to the preferred Home screen then release.
    Note For the widget to be successfully added, there must be sufficient space on the screen.
  5. If applicable, select additional options to activate widget.
    Note Options vary depending upon the type of widget.

Related Topic: Remove Items from Home Screen

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