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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Add or Remove Shortcuts to Apps in Home Screen in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

In Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, there are several ways that can be done to help you quickly access your favourite apps, one of which is by adding shortcuts to your favourite apps in your home screen. It will save you more time since you don't need to go to the apps menu when you need to use your favourite apps. If needed, you can also easily remove unused or unwanted shortcuts to apps from your home screen.


How to add a shortcut to an app to the home screen?
As the example, we'll try adding a shortcut to the Gallery app to the home screen by using the following steps:
  1. While you're in a home screen, tap Apps at the bottom right corner of the screen to go to the apps menu.
  2. Swipe the screen to the left or right to find the Gallery app.
  3. Tap and hold the Gallery app icon and then drag it to an empty area in a home screen to create a shortcut to this app in the home screen.
  4. A shortcut to the Gallery app has been added to the home screen. If you need to add more home screens to your phone so you can add more shortcuts to apps, you can find the complete steps here.


How to remove a shortcut to an app from the home screen?
When needed, you can easily remove unused or unwanted shortcuts of apps from your home screen. As the example, we'll try removing the Gallery app shortcut from the home screen by using the following steps:
  1. Go to the home screen where the shortcut of the Gallery app is placed in.
  2. Tap and hold the shortcut of the Gallery app and then drag it to the Remove icon located at the top of the screen to remove it from the home screen.
  3. The shortcut of the Gallery app has been removed from the home screen.

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