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How can i change the number of icons in the pull down menu

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by drdnaught1, Mar 29, 2020.

  1. drdnaught1

    drdnaught1 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    On my pull down menu, there used to be 4-6 icons by default (more accessible with two finger pull down of course).

    Somehow there are now 9 default icons, and they're pretty squished together. How do i change the number of default icons?

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  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    pulled down menu? you mean the menu when you pull down from the notification bar? are these the toggles for things like wifi or bluetooth? did it all of a sudden change? after an update?
  3. drdnaught1

    drdnaught1 Well-Known Member
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    Yup, that's the exact menu I'm referring to, and yes it just changed after a very recent update. Im thinking that has to be the cause, but i haven't figured out a way to change the look back to what it was before. I liked it better before.
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  4. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    i have a note 10+ and there is no way to change the number of icons shown. you can change the button order, but that is about it.
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  5. puppykickr

    puppykickr Android Expert

    That is your quick settings menu, and the icons are quick setting tiles.

    There are two stages, one appears with a small touch or swipe, that brings down the first few. Consider these to be your 'favorites', the ones that you use the most.

    The second stage, which appears with a full downswipe, is all the rest of the quick settings. There can even be more than one page of them.

    First, bring down only the first stage, the favorites, and count how many are there. Keep this number in mind, so that you put this amount of the most used first when you edit.
    To adjust what settings are there, pull down the whole thing, the second stage, and look for a small pencil icon. That is for editing.

    You can now long press and move them to rearrange the quick setting tiles.

    To eliminate a tile, long press it and move it to the very bottom.
    There should be a line that is labeled to the effect of 'Drag tiles down to remove'.
    Also, if you see tiles below that line that you would like to add, long press them and bring them above the line.

    You may need to play with it a few times to get everything just right.

    Be sure to pick the appropriate number of favorites, and put those at the very top.
    That way they will be the most accessible.
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