How to fit more icons on the home screen of a Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Note5


Third party launchers are huge among power users for a couple of reasons. Firstly, when you spend a lot of time on your smartphone, it's nice to test out some fresh new alternatives for the device's homescreen aesthetics. Secondly, nothing beats the ability to customize your handset beyond manufacturer stock launchers, being able to put plenty more icons on a single home screen and have most of your apps at your fingertips.

New Galaxy S6 / S6 edge / S6 edge+ / Note5 owners have probably noticed that Samsung's interface does not allow for too many icons to be placed on a single homescreen. In fact, they may be thinking about moving to something like Nova Launcher just so that they can fit some more apps on their main screen. Well, if you still have faith in and love for TouchWiz, you may want to try this simple trick first – there is an easy way to expand the rather restrictive 4 x 4 screen grid to the more generous 5 x 5 apps per screen. Here's how to do it:

Related phones

Galaxy S6
  • Display 5.1 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 7 Octa
    3GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 2550 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat
    Samsung TouchWiz UI
Galaxy S6 edge
  • Display 5.1 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 7 Octa
    3GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 2600 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat
    Samsung TouchWiz UI
Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Display 5.7 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 7 Octa
    4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, not expandable
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat
    Samsung TouchWiz UI
Galaxy Note5
  • Display 5.7 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 7 Octa
    4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, not expandable
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat
    Samsung TouchWiz UI

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