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How to use widgets on android Oreo home screen

Add app widgets to home screen on your android 8.0 Oreo device? It’s quiet easy to use widgets on android Oreo home screen. In android Oreo 8.0 devices, there are two way to add widgets on your Oreo home screen. Using home screen settings, you can access all android Oreo widgets settings. Also app widget displays the app info and latest notification received by apps.

Android Oreo widgets settings help to effectively use your phone and enjoy your favorite app settings from home screen. You will customize android Oreo home screen with the best Widgets. Follow blow given step by step guide to use widgets on android Oreo home screen.


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How to use widgets on android Oreo home screen: Add Widgets

There are two ways to add widgets in android Oreo 8.0 home screen. Check out below given both methods in your android 8.0 O devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Moto Z, Moto Z5, HTC, LG, Nokia 8 and more.

1st Way: Add widgets on android 8.0 Oreo

Step 1: Tap and hold on any blank area in home screen of Oreo device

You will see wallpapers, widgets and settings options in your device.

Android Oreo widgets settings

Step 2: Tap Widgets

List of all installed widgets view in your android 8.0 Oreo devices. Swipe up or down to navigate to different widgets.

Change Android Oreo widgets settings

Step 3: Tap & hold the widget want to add shortcut to Oreo home screen

Some of the application includes more than one widget. Also resize or change widget size 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 devices. Now add and use widgets on android Oreo home screen.

Remove widgets on android Oreo 8.0

To remove widgets in android Oreo 8.0, tap & hold the widget and move it to remove icon in top of the screen.

2nd Way: Use app widgets to android Oreo 8.0

Step 1: Tap & hold the app you want to add widget to home screen

Widgets icon on android 8.0 Oreo home screen

Step 2: Tap widget icon

You can see that app widgets on your Oreo device.

Use widgets on android Oreo home screen

Step 3: Tap & hold the widget want to add homescreen

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

And that’s it. Hope you have liked this tutorial to use widgets on android Oreo home screen. If you have any question regarding this, tell us in below comment box. Stay connected with us for latest android 8.0 Oreo tips and tricks.

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