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How to Add Widgets to Android Oreo Home Screen

Last Updated on December 11, 2023 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to use widgets on the Android 8.1 home screen. You can quickly add widgets to Android Oreo home screen. Long-press the widget and drop it into the home screen. There are two ways to add widgets on your Android home screen. You can put a clock, weather widget, and other app shortcuts you access from the home screen. Also, the app widget displays the app info and the latest notifications apps receive. Removing widgets from the Android home screen anytime you want is easy. You will customize the Android home screen with the best Widgets.

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How to Add Widgets to Android Oreo Home Screen

Add Widgets to the Home Screen in Android 8.1 Oreo

Step 1: Tap and hold on any Blank area on the home screen.

You will see Wallpapers, Widgets, and Settings options on your device.

Android Oreo widgets settings

Step 2: Tap Widgets.

A list of all installed widgets views in your Android 8.1 Oreo devices. Swipe up or down to navigate to different widgets.

Change Android Oreo widgets settings

Step 3: Tap & hold the Widget and drop it to the home screen.

Some of the applications include more than one widget. Also, resize or change widget sizes such as 4×5, 4×1, 2×3, 1×1, 3×3, 4×2, and more. This widget size is compatible with screen grid settings to customize app icon size on Android Oreo 8.0 and 8.1 devices.

How to Remove Widget From the Home Screen on Android

Remove widgets on android Oreo 8.0

To remove widgets in Android Oreo 8.1, tap & hold the widget and move it to the Remove icon at the top of the screen.

Use App Widgets for Android 8.1

Step 1: Tap & hold the App you want to add a widget to the home screen.

Widgets icon on android 8.0 Oreo home screen

Step 2: Tap the Widget icon.

You can see the app widgets on your Oreo device.

Use widgets on android Oreo home screen

Step 3: Tap & hold the Widget and drop it to the home screen.

Using this method, you can use your favorite app directly from the home screen without opening it. Also, directly go to the app info page on your Oreo device. If you put a clock widget on your home screen, it will help to set a new alarm, a new timer, set a screensaver on Oreo directly from the home screen without an open clock app in your device.

And that’s it. I hope you liked this tutorial on using widgets on the Android Oreo home screen. If you have any questions, please tell us in the comment box below. Please stay connected with us for the latest Android 8.1 Oreo tips and tricks.

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