How to change home screen settings in android P 9.0

Here’s how to change home screen settings in android P 9.0. Currently in my Google Pixel device has installed android P Beta 3 (Dev Preview 4). So let see android P home screen settings. In android P 9.0 home screen settings, you can see Notification dots, At a glance, add app icon to home screen, display Google app, suggestion for overview & all apps list, home screen rotation and change icon shape in android P 9.0.

Google’s next upcoming OS will be come with new android P features such as Navigation gestures, Adaptive battery, Adaptive brightness, App timer, Dash board, Wind down, stand by apps, lock down and more features. Let see how to change home screen settings in android P 9.0 devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, OnePlus 6, upcoming Google Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL and more.

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How to change home screen settings in android P 9.0

You can customize home screen settings in android P 9.0 using below given settings in all Google Pixel devices. It’s quite easy to change home screen settings in android P 9.0 devices.


Step 1: Long press on the blank space in your Android P 9.0 device

Here you can see home settings, Widgets and Wallpapers settings.

How to change home screen settings in android P 9.0

Step 2: Tap Home settings

You can see below given android P home screen settings.

Customize home screen settings in android P 9.0

Notification dots

By default turn on notification dots in your android P 9.0. When you receive any notification in your device, you’ll see dot icon on that app. If you want to show notification dots, disable it in your device. Also enable/disable notification dots in android P 9.0 using below given settings.

Settings > Apps & notifications > Notifications > Allow notification dots

At a Glance

Appear information at the top of your screen such as next upcoming meeting or event alert, flight information, traffic alerts and more. Individually enable/disable settings you want to set.

Add icon to home screen

By default enable add app icon to home screen in your android P or other devices. So when install new apps from play store, you can see app shortcut in android P 9.0 home screen. If you don’t want to show app shortcut on home screen, disable add app icon to home screen in android P 9.0 devices.

Display Google app

Display Google app in android P 9.0 device

Swipe screen left from home screen to open Google app or Google feed in android P 9.0. Here you can see your favorite topics related news like as galaxy Note series, android P, Google, Cricket, iPhone, Windows device, Google Assistant and other following page. If you don’t want to show this latest updates of your favorite topics, turn off toggle display Google app.

Read More: How to customize Google feed in android Nougat, Oreo

Suggestion

In this setting you can see apps and new android P actions features. You can see top most recent used apps list in your android P app drawer top of apps list. App actions feature is helpful to show most used data on app drawers in your android P 9.0.

Allow home screen rotation

Enable home screen rotation in android P 9.0 to rotate screen when your phone is rotate.

Change icon shape

Change icon shape in android P 9.0 device

By default use system icon shape in android P & Oreo devices. Choose from Square/Rounded square/Squircle/Teardrop to change icon shape in android P 9.0 devices such as Pixel, Pixel 2 and upcoming Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL.

And that’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to change home screen settings in android P 9.0. If you have any question, tell us in below comment box. What would you like to see in android P home screen?

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