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How to customise an Android tablet's home page

Make your tablet... your tablet

Choose a widget

Google Android home page

Scroll through the list of widgets with a vertical finger sweep. Choose Calendar Clock (or any other widget you like), by tapping it. It will appear on the home screen.

Move and delete

Google Android home page

Tap and hold the widget to move it around the screen. To delete it drag it to the rubbish bin at the bottom of the screen.

Choosing wallpaper

Google Android home page

Tap the ‘Menu’ button beneath the screen. Tap the ‘Wallpaper’ button in the middle of the top row to open the wallpaper selection menu.

What type of wallpaper?

Google Android home page

Tap ‘Gallery’ if you want to use one of your own photos, ‘Wallpaper gallery’ to see the on-board images, or ‘Live Wallpapers’ to see a selection of animated wallpapers.

Live Wallpapers

Google Android home page

Tap ‘Live Wallpapers’ and scroll through the list on offer. Tap a wallpaper to preview it. Tap ‘Set Wallpaper’ to choose it or the back button to return to the list.

Live wallpaper settings

Google Android home page

Some live wallpapers have settings. Tap ‘Settings’ to change these before tapping ‘Set Wallpaper’

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