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How to Customize Home Screen Settings on Android Oreo

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

How to customize home screen settings on android Oreo 8.0. You can see app suggestion, display Google app, Add icon to the home screen, change icon shape, notification dots, and home screen rotation. All this setting quickly change your android Oreo’s home screen. Using Google app, you can daily get the latest news, live score, weather, find a nearby location, translate text, and more. Also, check out these 10 best Android Oreo tips and tricks.

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How to Change Home Screen Settings on Android Oreo 8.0

Tap and hold the blank space on the home screen. You can see wallpaper, widgets, and settings options. You can see below the Android Oreo home screen settings.

Customize home screen settings on android Oreo 8.0

App suggestion

By default enable home screen app suggestion in android Oreo devices. If you don’t want to show the most used apps in your Oreo, turn off app suggestions in android Oreo 8.0.

Display Google App

By default enable display Google app in android Oreo and other devices. Swipe right side your Oreo home screen and you can see the Google app suggestion list. It includes the latest news, stories, cricket score, weather info, finds places or restaurants, and more details you like.

Display Google app settings in android Oreo

To add your favorite topics swipe right side home screen > Menu > Customize > + button to add topics you like. Turn off display Google app in the home screen on Android Oreo and other devices if not use.

Add icon to home screen

By default enable this feature in your Android devices. When you install new apps from the play store, it will add that app shortcut icon to the home screen in your devices. You can disable it if you don’t want to show the app shortcut on the home screen.

Change icon shape

This change icon shape in android Oreo 8.0 is the newly added feature in home screen settings  By default set icon shape in Android 8.0. Choose icon shape from the available options.

Step 1: Press and hold the Blank space on the home screen.

Step 2: Tap on the Settings gear icon.

Step 3: Tap on Change icon shape.

By default set system icon in Android Oreo and other devices.

Change icon shape in your android 8.0 Oreo device

Step 4: Choose the Android Oreo icon shape as Square/Rounded square/Squircle/Teardrop.

Notification dots

Notification dots settings in android Oreo home screen

It will show different color dots on apps notification you missed to read. A notification dot has several settings including android O app notifications settings, Blink light, use notification dots, on the lock screen content, and swipe fingerprint notifications to check your notifications.

Allow home screen rotation

By default disable home screen rotation. To rotate your android Oreo home screen when phone rotated, enable home screen rotation in Android Oreo 8.0 devices.

And that’s all. End the list to customize home screen settings on Android Oreo 8.0 devices. Don’t forget to share with others, if you find it helpful.

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