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General Samsung GS2, Android 4.0.4, how to remove home screens?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rdaneel, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. rdaneel

    rdaneel New Member
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    Hi, does anyone know how to remove extra home screens? I have a Samsung GS2 (Sprint), running Android 4.0.4. I've looked around quite a bit online but couldn't figure it out.

    Thanks.
     

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  2. h4x0rj3ff

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    you cant remove homescreens using the default launcher. you need to install a third party launcher like ADW or ADW EX. there are others like launcher pro but these are my personal favorites. ADW EX is the payed version btw.
     
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  3. chrlswltrs

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    Since you are on ICS I would recommend Nova or Apex (I use Nova Prime).
     
  4. JaniceK

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    Would it not be easier to just not use them all?
     
  5. chrlswltrs

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    Nope, not for everyone. I personally use 3, and the most I have ever used is 5. Its a much cleaner look to just use folders
     
  6. KitsapAndroid

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    This. I used to be all about using all 7 screens in TW, but then I switched to the stock ICS and only had 5. At first I thought I wouldn't like it, but then i realized how clean the folders make things look, and how easy they make using the phone. Now I only use 3 out of the 5 screens, and realistically, I could get away with only 1 if I really wanted to.
     
  7. ccrabbe

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    A lot of misinformation in this thread.

    All you need to do to remove extra homescreens in 4.0.4 Touchwiz is to be on the homescreen and pinch-zoom-out. You'll see a thumbnail of each homescreen. From here you can reorder them, or add or remove homescreens by pressing the "+" button or touch-dragging a screen to the trash icon, respectively.
     

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