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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Add or Remove Apps Shortcuts in Home Screen in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has some features that can be used to help you quickly access your favourite apps, one of which is by letting you add shortcuts to those apps in home screen. It will save you more time because you don't have to go to apps screen to find your favourite apps each time you want to use them, especially if you have a lot of apps. When needed, you can also remove unused or unwanted apps shortcuts from your home screen.


How to add an app shortcut to home screen?
As the example, we'll add a shortcut to the Memo app to home screen by using the following steps:
On the home screen, tap Apps to go to the apps screen.
If needed, swipe the screen to the left or right to find the Memo app.Tap and hold the Memo app icon from the apps screen and then drag it to an empty area on the home screen.
A shortcut to the Memo app has been added on the home screen. As a note, you can add more home screen panels so you can add more items on your home screen.


How to remove an app shortc…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Disable Flipboard Briefing Page on Home Screen in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

In Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, the Flipboard briefing page is enabled by default and displayed in the leftmost panel of your home screen to let you easily read the summary of the news updates you're interested with in a single page. However, you can easily disable this feature when needed, as the example, if you want to simplify your home screen, if you're not interested in reading news update, etc.


How to disable the Flipboard briefing page on home screen?
You can remove this page from your home screen by using the following steps:
On the home screen, pinch the screen using two fingers or long tap on an empty area to go to the edit screen.Swipe the screen from the left to the right to access the Flipboard briefing panel.
Slide the ON/OFF switch at the top of the screen to the left disable the Flipboard briefing page on the home screen. When the switch turns white , means the Flipboard briefing page is disabled and will not be displayed in one of your home screen panels.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Add, Remove, Rearrange Home Screen Panels in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

You can use home screen in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge as a starting point to access all features in your phone and place widgets or apps shortcuts for easier access. Since home screen is a customisable part in your phone, you can make some changes, e.g., add new home screen panels, delete unused home screen panels, or rearrange home screen panels, to suit with your need.


How to add a new home screen panel?
When needed, you can add a new home screen panel or more so you can place more items on your home screen by using the following steps:
On the home screen, pinch the screen using two fingers or long tap on an empty area to go to the edit screen.Swipe the screen to the rightmost until you see a home screen panel with .
Tap the home screen panel with to add a new home screen panel.
A new home screen panel has been added. To add more home screen panels, repeat from the step #3.

How to remove a home screen panel?
When needed, you can delete an unused home screen panel or more to simplify yo…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Set and Use Always on Display (AOD) Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

With the always on display(AOD) feature, now you just need to glance at your phone each time you want to check your latest notifications(number of missed calls and text messages) and other information(date/time, calendar, battery percentage, or image) without you have to wake the screen. Those notifications and information are clearly displayed on the standby screen and easy to see, but keep using the minimum brightness so you don't have to worry that it'll drain your battery even when you set to use this feature a whole day. But, you have to remember that the AOD feature will not be displayed if the night clock feature is enabled and will also be disabled automatically when the battery level is below 5%.


How to set the always on display (AOD) feature?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On the Home screen, tap Apps to go to your apps list.
Find Settings and then tap it to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to find Display and then tap it.
Tap Always on displ…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Use Night Clock Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Night clock is a feature in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that will let you use the edge screen as a clock at night while the main screen is turned off so you just need to glance at your phone to easily check the time. You can set the clock to stay on up to 18 hours. But, the clock will be disabled automatically when the battery level is below 15%.


How to set the night clock feature?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to find Display and then tap it.
Scroll down the screen to find Night clock and then tap it.
To enable the night clock feature, slide the ON/OFF switch to the right. The switch turns blue when it's enabled.
To set the time when your phone has to start displaying the night clock, tap and hold the time(hour, minute, AM/PM) and then drag it upwards or downwards to adjust the start time. Alternatively, tap the time(hour, minute, …