Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Change the Apps Menu View in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

You can see all installed apps in your phone in the applications menu, either the stock or the downloaded ones. Aside from letting you to access apps, you can do other actions while you're in the apps menu, e.g: hide or show hidden apps, enable or disable apps, uninstall apps, etc. To make it easier for you to find certain app in the apps menu, Samsung Galaxy S5 allows you to change the view mode of the apps menu.


How to change the view mode of the apps menu?
You can do so by using the following steps:
  1. On home screen, tap Apps to go to the apps menu.
  2. In apps menu, tap at the top right corner of the screen or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then tap View as.
  3. Now, you can select the required view mode from the following options:
    • Custom: choosing this view mode will set the phone to display the apps in the apps menu randomly. In custom view, you're allowed to rearrange the apps position as your desire as well as create new pages for apps or folders.
    • Alphabetical order: choosing this view mode will set the phone to display the apps in the apps menu in the 4x5 grid alphabetically.
  4. The view mode of the apps menu has been changed and the apps in the apps menu will be displayed based on your selected view mode.

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