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Magazine Home screen style Home screen layout Lock layout Home screen loop Google Feed Advanced visual effects Add home screen Default home screen Wipe effects

Magazine

If this function is activated on the Huawei device, you will see a new picture on your lock screen as soon as you turn on your display, almost like turning pages in a magazine. The pictures are actualized over the Wi-Fi. You can choose the category of pictures you will see. there are for example Leica-pictures, stars, sport or lifestyle.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Home screen & wallpaper
Step 3:  Tap on  Magazine Unlock
Step 4:  Activate or deactivate  Magazine Unlock
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Home screen & wallpaper
  3. Tap on Magazine Unlock
  4. Activate or deactivate Magazine Unlock

Home screen style

You can choose the style of your Huawei home screen, as by default all apps are shown. If you want to use a so called app drawer and want to see all apps by wiping the display from top to bottom instead, you can activate this here.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Home screen & wallpaper
Step 3:  Tap on  Home screen style
Step 4:  Choose  Standard  or  Drawer
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Home screen & wallpaper
  3. Tap on Home screen style
  4. Choose Standard or Drawer

Home screen layout

We can change the home screen layout on the Huawei device and, instead of the usual displayed 4x6 apps, show app symbols as a 5x5 or 5x6 layout.

Note: This setting depends on the Huawei model we have.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Home screen & wallpaper
Step 3:  Tap on  Home screen settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Layout
Step 5:  Choose an  option
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Home screen & wallpaper
  3. Tap on Home screen settings
  4. Tap on Layout
  5. Choose an option

Lock layout

If you found the perfect layout for your Huawei device home screen, you can fix all the apps and widgets in place by activating this option. You can only change the layout by deactivating the option.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Home screen & wallpaper
Step 3:  Tap on  Home screen settings
Step 4:  Activate or deactivate  Lock layout
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Home screen & wallpaper
  3. Tap on Home screen settings
  4. Activate or deactivate Lock layout

Home screen loop

If this option is activated, your home screen will loop whenever you try to swipe to the next page, only showing the front page.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Home screen & wallpaper
Step 3:  Tap on  Home screen settings
Step 4:  Activate or deactivate  Home screen loop
Step 5:  Confirm with  Enable
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Home screen & wallpaper
  3. Tap on Home screen settings
  4. Activate or deactivate Home screen loop
  5. Confirm with Enable

Google Feed

On the left side of your Huawei device's home screen, we will find Google feeds with news, like videos or the latest trends. This Google service can be enabled or disabled anytime.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Home screen & wallpaper
Step 3:  Tap on  Home screen settings
Step 4:  Activate or deactivate  Google feed
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Home screen & wallpaper
  3. Tap on Home screen settings
  4. Activate or deactivate Google feed

Advanced visual effects

While navigating the menu on the Huawei smartphone, we often see that menu options are shown and hidden with effects, or apps are shown animated. In order to improve the performance of the Huawei device, we can disable these animations or enhanced optical effects.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Accessibility features
Step 3:  Tap on  Accessibility
Step 4:  Activate or deactivate  Advanced visual effects
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Accessibility features
  3. Tap on Accessibility
  4. Activate or deactivate Advanced visual effects

Add home screen

To customize the Huawei smartphone's home screen according to personal preferences or usage needs, we can split or arrange the app shortcuts on different home screen pages by simply tapping and
holding an app icon and dragging it to the edge of the screen.

Note: To remove a home screen, all icons must be moved. The empty  page will be removed automatically.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Tap and hold an  app
Step 2:  Drag the  app  to the edge of the screen
Step 3:  Release the  app  to position it
  1. Tap and hold an app
  2. Drag the app to the edge of the screen
  3. Release the app to position it

Default home screen

By default, the first page is the default home screen on the Huawei smartphone.
The default home screen can be moved and rearranged, so for example, you can move it to the third position to have a central starting point after adding five home screens.

Note: The default home screen can be recognized by the Home icon at the top of the home screen settings.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Tap and hold an  empty space  on home screen
Step 2:  Tap and hold a  home screen
Step 3:  Drag the  home screen  to rearrange it
Step 4:  Release the  home screen  to position it
  1. Tap and hold an empty space on home screen
  2. Tap and hold a home screen
  3. Drag the home screen to rearrange it
  4. Release the home screen to position it

Wipe effects

Browsing the home screens by swiping, they are wiped away to the left and right by default. If we want to set a different animation of this wiping effect, we have the following transition settings or available options on the Huawei smartphone:

  • Standard
  • Perspective
  • Squeeze
  • Box
  • Flip over
  • Rotate
  • Page
  • Windmill
Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Tap and hold an  empty space  on home screen
Step 2:  Tap on  Transitions
Step 3:  Swipe to  browse  the transitions
Step 4:  Choose a  transition  or  wipe effect
  1. Tap and hold an empty space on home screen
  2. Tap on Transitions
  3. Swipe to browse the transitions
  4. Choose a transition or wipe effect

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