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Add Shortcut Add Apps automatically App Drawer Notification Badge Remove App Shortcut Auto arrange icons

Add Shortcut

If the default home screen mode is enabled, all apps are automatically displayed on the home screen, and apps can be removed from the home screen using the App Drawer.

This guide shows how to add an app shortcut using the enabled App Drawer.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Wipe up to open the  App-Drawer
Step 2:  Tap and hold the desired  App
Step 3:  Drag the  app  to the top
Step 4:  Place the app in the desired  position  and release
  1. Wipe up to open the App-Drawer
  2. Tap and hold the desired App
  3. Drag the app to the top
  4. Place the app in the desired position and release

Add Apps automatically

On the Oppo smartphone, app shortcuts are added under ColorOS on the home screen by default, but if the App Drawer is enabled, automatic adding can also be disabled, so apps are only added in the App Drawer.

Note: This feature is not available in the default home screen mode.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Home Screen & Wallpaper
Step 3:  Enable or Disable  Add Apps to Home Screen
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Home Screen & Wallpaper
  3. Enable or Disable Add Apps to Home Screen

App Drawer

By default, the Oppo smartphone has the App Drawer (the app overview is activated on the Oppo smartphone. This means that not all installed apps are shown on the start screen, but only those that are desired. All other apps are listed in their own app overview. The menu for this can be called up by wiping to the top.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Home Screen & Wallpaper
Step 3:  Tap on  Home screen mode
Step 4:  Choose between  Standard mode  and  Drawer mode
Step 5:  Tap on  Apply
Step 6:  Confirm with  Switch
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Home Screen & Wallpaper
  3. Tap on Home screen mode
  4. Choose between Standard mode and Drawer mode
  5. Tap on Apply
  6. Confirm with Switch

Notification Badge

On the Oppo smartphone home screen, a notification point can be displayed on the app icon to indicate a new unread notification.

Under ColorOS 6 and ColorOS 7 Oppo does not display the number of notifications. Under this version it is only possible to display a point badge. The notification point must also be activated or deactivated for each individual app. Unfortunately there is no central setting on Oppo.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  App management
Step 3:  Tap on  App list
Step 4:  Choose desired  App
Step 5:  Tap on  Manage notifications
Step 6:  Choose between  Dot  and  No badge
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on App management
  3. Tap on App list
  4. Choose desired App
  5. Tap on Manage notifications
  6. Choose between Dot and No badge

Remove App Shortcut

It's easy to remove app shortcuts placed on the Home screen, provided that the App Drawer is enabled, otherwise apps cannot be removed from the Home screen.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Tap and hold the desired  App
Step 2:  Tap on  Remove
  1. Tap and hold the desired App
  2. Tap on Remove

Auto arrange icons

with the option "autofill" icon, all app links are automatically aligned in reading direction. newly added apps are placed per line from left to right. if this feature is activated, apps can no longer be placed anywhere on the start screen. the links can only be changed in their order.

Android 10 (ColorOS 7.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Home Screen & Wallpaper
Step 3:  Enable or Disable  Icon autofill
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Home Screen & Wallpaper
  3. Enable or Disable Icon autofill

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