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Badge display mode Show notification dots App Lock Add an app shortcut to home screen Remove app shortcut from home screen

Badge display mode

If you receive a notification on your Huawei smartphone, you will also be notified by a notification point. A small red dot is shown above the app, which should draw our attention to a new note. You have the choice of displaying a red dot or numbers.

Note: You can activate / deactivate this information individually for each app.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Notifications
Step 3:  Tap on  App icon badges
Step 4:  Tap on  Badge display mode
Step 5:  Choose between  Numbers  or  Dots
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Notifications
  3. Tap on App icon badges
  4. Tap on Badge display mode
  5. Choose between Numbers or Dots

Show notification dots

You can (de-) activate the notification points or numbers for each individual or for all apps on your Huawei smartphone.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Notifications
Step 3:  Tap on  More notification settings
Step 4:  Activate or deactivate  notification dots  for one or more  apps
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Notifications
  3. Tap on More notification settings
  4. Activate or deactivate notification dots for one or more apps

App Lock

You can add an additional lock to apps on the Huawei smartphone to make access even more secure. In doing so, you can decide which locking method is selected for apps, either the unlock password or a user-defined PIN.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Security
Step 3:  Tap on  App Lock
Step 4:  Tap on Enable and follow the instructions on the screen
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Security
  3. Tap on App Lock
  4. Tap on Enable and follow the instructions on the screen

Add an app shortcut to home screen

After enabling the App-Drawer as the home screen style on the Huawei smartphone, downloaded apps are not stored directly on the home screen but in the mentioned app drawer.
Manually, we can add an app shortcut to the desired home screen, though.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Swipe  upwards  to open the app-drawer
Step 2:  Tap and hold an  app
Step 3:  Drag the  app  upwards
Step 4:  Release the  app  to position a shortcut on home screen
  1. Swipe upwards to open the app-drawer
  2. Tap and hold an app
  3. Drag the app upwards
  4. Release the app to position a shortcut on home screen

Remove app shortcut from home screen

While using the App Drawer as a home screen style, app shortcuts can be added and removed at any time.

Note: Only the shortcut is removed. The app and its data remain installed on the Huawei smartphone.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Tap and hold an  app
Step 2:  Tap on  Remove
  1. Tap and hold an app
  2. Tap on Remove

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