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Widgets on Lollipop Samsung S5

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Nuno Baptista, Mar 5, 2015.

  1. Nuno Baptista

    Nuno Baptista Lurker
    Thread Starter

    I update today my Samsung S5 to Lollipop, but I can´t find the Widgets. How do I do?
     

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  2. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
    Moderator

    I moved your thread into the S5 forum as it may be different for Samsung's Touchwiz. As far as my Nexus 7 on Lollipop when I open my app drawer I have the option to toggle between apps and widgets at the top of the screen. I'm not sure if that has carried through in Touchwiz.

    If not, I'm sure another device owner can let you know where to find them.
     
  3. Nuno Baptista

    Nuno Baptista Lurker
    Thread Starter

    No, my app drawer doesn´t have that property
     
  4. Vixer

    Vixer Member

    Try long pressing on a blank area on your home page to see if a menu comes up for your widgets.
     
  5. Nuno Baptista

    Nuno Baptista Lurker
    Thread Starter

    I tryed the long pressing on the main home page, but on a secondary home page I have sucess!
     
  6. acraftylady

    acraftylady Android Enthusiast

    My widgets are in the same spot on my S5 as they were before the update. I swipe across the home screen to the next screen and then long hold that screen and at the bottom it says wallpapers, widgets and home screen settings, is that what you want? Where were your widgets before the update? Mary
     
  7. AZgl1500

    AZgl1500 Extreme Android User

    have you tried using Nova Launcher?

    That launcher provides a vast number of enhancements for your homepages.

    The best of the crop IMO is the ability to save a backup of the Home Pages to anywhere in the world you want to send them to.
     
  8. Gwen1275

    Gwen1275 Lurker

    Pinch the home screen inwards top and bottom and the home screen shrinks giving you the widgets at the bottom
     

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 was announced in 2014 and was the company's first flagship of the year. The device featured a 5.1-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, and a 16MP primary rear camera.
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