This Galaxy S20 guide explains what Galaxy S20 home screen panels are, what is the home panel of the Galaxy S20 Home screen and how to assign the home panel, how to manage (add, remove and relocate) home screen panels on Galaxy S20.
Galaxy S20 home screen panels are part of Samsung One UI launcher (aka Samsung launcher). So, this guide applies to all other Samsung Galaxy phones with One UI, for example, Galaxy S10, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy S9, Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S8, and Galaxy Note 8.
What are home screen panels on Galaxy S20?
Each page of the Galaxy S20 Home screen is usually called a panel. So, home screen panels are just “pages” of your Galaxy S20 Home screen.
By default, when you unlock Galaxy S20, you will go to the home panel (read on) of Galaxy S20 Home screen (or last opened app).
Among all Galaxy S20 home screen panels, the following items are identical on all pages:
- Status bar.
- Favourite tray.
- Edge screen handle.
- Home screen panel indicator.
- Navigation buttons (if you are using buttons, instead of navigation gestures)
You need to use multiple home screen panels to accommodate:
When you put the apps on the Galaxy S20 Home screen, you can access them quickly without navigating to the Apps screen.
For widgets, you can only use them on the home screen.
Besides, on Galaxy S20, Samsung Daily (Bixby Home) always occupies the leftmost panel. You may follow this guide to hide or disable Samsung Daily (Bixby Home) on Galaxy S20. Please note, there is no way to remove it unless you root the phone or use other launchers.
What is the “home” panel of Galaxy S20 Home screen?
Because there are multiple home screen panels on Galaxy S20, you need to designate one as the “home” of the Galaxy S20 Home screen.
By default, the panel next to Samsung Daily (Bixby Home) is assigned as the “home” of Galaxy S20 Home screen. Of course, you can assign any panels (pages) as the home of the home screen panels.
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