To add shortcuts or widgets, press the menu button while in the Home screen, and tap Add, or tap and hold anywhere on the Home screen to open the Add to Home screen menu.
Tap Shortcuts to open a list of quick links to applications and settings you can add to the Home screen.
Tap Widgets to open a list of small applications that you can add to your Home screen. Widgets are handy applications that you can add to your Home screen to display various information.
You can also add folders to your Home screen. There are some pre-defined folders available or you can add a New folder. This will be placed on your Home screen and named Folder. To change the name of the folder, tap to open it. Tap and hold the name bar at the top of the folder window to open a dialog box that will allow you to rename the folder.
Tap Wallpapers to change the current wallpaper. You can choose from images stored in the Gallery, or Live wallpapers featuring animated or interactive backgrounds, or standard wallpapers.
You can change the wallpaper, configure sound alerts, and personalize your Idle screen by tapping Home Decor from the applications menu. Or press the menu button while in the Home screen, and tap Home Decor.
Select a wallpaper from the first row, or open your own pictures from the second row. Tap the image you wish to use as your smartphone's wallpaper. If you choose an image that is not the correct size, you will be asked to crop the image to the correct size. Tap and drag the box until you have selected the part of the image you want.
To set the wallpaper from the camera, follow the instructions on "Taking a photo" on page 39. In the picture
Review screen, tap the |Icon and set picture as Wallpaper.
You can have multiple applications open at the same time. To open a new application, press the Home button to return to the Home screen, then start the new application.
To view your active applications, press and hold the Home button. Then tap an icon to go to the application.
Tip: To prolong battery life, it is better to close an application when you've finished using it. Do this by either pressing the Back key or the menu button and selecting Exit (if available).
The applications menu
The applications menu displays groups of applications in a series of pages.
The number of pages is displayed at the bottom of the screen. Drag the menu to the left or right to switch pages.
Tap and hold an icon to move or delete it; you may change the order of icons or reorganize the pages to suit your needs. Drag an icon to the edge of the screen, or one of the page numbers, to change the page.