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Add App Shortcuts Remove App Shortcuts Add automatically to Home Screen Show/Hide App Update Dots Icon Autofill Hide Apps
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Add App Shortcuts

If the app drawer is enabled on the realme smartphone, all app icons on the home screen are initially hidden.
To add app shortcuts to the home screen, tap and hold an app in the app drawer and then drag it upwards.

Note: App icons can be freely moved on the home screen.

Android 11 | realme UI 2.0
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 it on the 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 it on the Home screen
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Remove App Shortcuts

To keep the overview or to customize the home screen of the realme smartphone, app icons can be freely moved or removed.
This is done either by tapping and holding a single icon or via the edit mode of the home screen.

Note: When removing an app icon, the app is not uninstalled and the corresponding app data remains untouched.

Android 11 | realme UI 2.0
Step 1: Tap and hold a  Free area  on Home screen
Step 2: Select one or more  App shortcuts
Step 3: Tap on  Remove
Step 4: Tap on  Remove  to confirm
  1. Tap and hold a Free area on Home screen
  2. Select one or more App shortcuts
  3. Tap on Remove
  4. Tap on Remove to confirm
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Add automatically to Home Screen

We can specify whether newly downloaded apps should be automatically added to the home screen on the realme smartphone.

Android 11 | realme UI 2.0
Step 1: Tap on  Settings
Step 2: Tap on  Home screen & Lock screen
Step 3: Enable or disable  Add apps to Home screen
  1. Tap on Settings
  2. Tap on Home screen & Lock screen
  3. Enable or disable Add apps to Home screen
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Show/Hide App Update Dots

We can specify whether updated apps should be displayed with a small dot next the app icon on the home screen.

Android 11 | realme UI 2.0
Step 1: Tap on  Settings
Step 2: Tap on  Home screen & Lock screen
Step 3: Enable or disable  Display app update dot
  1. Tap on Settings
  2. Tap on Home screen & Lock screen
  3. Enable or disable Display app update dot
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Icon Autofill

The app icons on the home screen of the realme smartphone can be automatically arranged or filled after, for example, an app has been removed or uninstalled.

Android 11 | realme UI 2.0
Step 1: Tap on  Settings
Step 2: Tap on  Home screen & Lock screen
Step 3: Enable or disable  Icon autofill
  1. Tap on Settings
  2. Tap on Home screen & Lock screen
  3. Enable or disable Icon autofill
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Hide Apps

If the app lock is enabled on the realme smartphone, we can hide the desired or locked apps on the home screen. To do this, we simply navigate to the app lock settings, select a locked app and activate the menu item Hide home screen icon.

The hidden apps can be accessed via the correspondingly set password, which is entered via the phone app's dialpad.

Another way to gain access to the hidden apps is to quick launch them via a set fingerprint.

Note: The privacy password is always required to configure the app lock.

Android 11 | realme UI 2.0
Step 1: Tap on  Settings
Step 2: Tap on  Privacy
Step 3: Tap on  Hide apps
Step 4: Turn On/Off an  App
  1. Tap on Settings
  2. Tap on Privacy
  3. Tap on Hide apps
  4. Turn On/Off an App
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