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

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:

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5 Comments

1. hafini_27

Posts: 945; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

Nova is your friend.

2. valneja

Posts: 32; Member since: Dec 21, 2014

I can't imagine my life without nova :) but good job samsung for doing this :)

3. Riymod007

Posts: 27; Member since: Feb 10, 2015

Hi, What is Nova????

4. valneja

Posts: 32; Member since: Dec 21, 2014

Nova launcher :)

5. TNBorg

Posts: 11; Member since: Sep 08, 2015

Nova replaced touchwiz on my note 5 in about 3 minutes of ..oh nice but not nova...

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