Table of contents

Create a folder Rename folder Move apps into a folder Delete a folder Remove app from folder

Create a folder

To clean up the home screen of your Huawei device, you can create some folders to sort your apps and create some space. For this, you put two apps onto each other, this will automatically generate a folder.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Tap and hold an  app
Step 2:  Pull the  app  onto another app
Step 3:  Drop the  app  to create the folder
  1. Tap and hold an app
  2. Pull the app onto another app
  3. Drop the app to create the folder

Rename folder

Of course you can rename the folders on your Huawei smartphone, to localize the content better. Like this, you can simply create folders for shopping, finances or games, which content the fitting apps.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Tap on a  folder
Step 2:  Tap on the  name  of the folder
Step 3:  Type in a new  name  for your folder
Step 4:  Confirm with  save 
  1. Tap on a folder
  2. Tap on the name of the folder
  3. Type in a new name for your folder
  4. Confirm with save 

Move apps into a folder

You can add more apps than just two to a folder, to keep your Huawei device's home screen clean and tidy. If you open up a folder, you will find the subsection "add". There you can add more apps which will then be moved to the folder.

Note: Adding an app by dragging and dropping it still works, it is just easier to use the add function to move more than one app.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Tap on a  folder
Step 2:  Tap on  Add
Step 3:  Choose the apps and confirm with  OK
  1. Tap on a folder
  2. Tap on Add
  3. Choose the apps and confirm with OK

Delete a folder

The created folders can be deleted or removed from your Huawei smartphone easily. Simply drag the apps out of the folder until only one app is left, after the folder will delete itself automatically.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Tap on a  folder
Step 2:  Tap and hold an  app
Step 3:  Drag the  app  out of the folder
Step 4:  Drop the  app  wherever you want to place it
  1. Tap on a folder
  2. Tap and hold an app
  3. Drag the app out of the folder
  4. Drop the app wherever you want to place it

Remove app from folder

The apps that we have moved into a folder can also be removed if we notice that an app is being used more often than we thought. The app shortcut can be positioned anywhere on the Huawei smartphone's home screen, provided there is enough free space.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open a  folder 
Step 2:  Tap and hold an  app
Step 3:  Drag the  app  from the folder area
Step 4:  Release the  app  to position it on the home screen
  1. Open a folder 
  2. Tap and hold an app
  3. Drag the app from the folder area
  4. Release the app to position it on the home screen

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