Add New Items to Quick Settings on HTC One M8

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Hello! Welcome to VisiHow! In this video, we are going to show how to add new items to the quick settings on the HTC One M8.

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Steps

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    To begin, let's turn the phone on by pressing the Power button located on top of the phone.
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    Once the phone has been activated, we will see the Lock screen.
    To unlock the phone, we swipe the screen upwards. Once the phone is unlocked, we will see the Home screen, and there will be icons at the bottom of the screen.
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    We need to find the quick settings menu now.
    To do that, we need to swipe the notifications panel down, because the quick settings menu is hiding behind the notification panel.
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    To swipe the notification panel down, we tap and hold the top of the screen and swipe downwards.
    Now, a notification panel will appear.
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    We need to repeat the previous step.
    We tap and hold the top of the screen and swipe downwards. We will have the quick settings menu. We have several icons on the screen. These are the applications that we have in our quick settings menu. We can edit the application list by adding new items if we want to.
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    To edit the items, we need to tap the icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen.
    The icon has a white frame with a white pencil inside of it. We tap it to open the "Edit Quick Settings" menu. "Edit Quick Settings" is at the top.
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    We need to scroll down to the second section, "HIDDEN ITEMS (DRAG TO ADD TO QUICK SETTINGS)".
    We have some other functions that are less common that we might like to use (or access quickly) more often, such as "GPS", "Screenshot", "Hotspots", or "User Card".
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    If we want to add some of the options to the quick settings menu, we have to tap and hold the icon for an option.
    The icon has three gray horizontal lines and is near each option.
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    Let's tap and hold the three gray horizontal lines for "GPS", for example.
    The option will become active and will be able to be moved around. If we keep dragging it up to the top section. We must make sure that we are in the top section. There are two sections here. The second says "HIDDEN ITEMS (DRAG TO ADD TO QUICK SETTINGS)", and the first section is above it. The first section is quick settings.
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    We place the dragged section anywhere we like and let it go.
    It is going to drop into place.
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    Let's add one more.
    For example, "Screenshot". To do that, we repeat the last process. We tap and hold the three gray horizontal lines icon. We hold down the option until it becomes active and drag it to the first section.
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    Then, we place the dragged option wherever we feel comfortable by letting go of it.
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    There is "DONE (12/12)" in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen.
    "12/12" means that we have 12 places. We can move some of the options from the first section out. We can exchange them. We can take out some of the options from the quick settings, but we can only have 12. We have to mix and match. We cannot have everything in the quick settings.
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    We scroll down.
    There are still a lot of options in "HIDDEN ITEMS (DRAG TO ADD TO QUICK SETTINGS)". We cannot include all of them. If we want to include some more of them, we must take some of the quick settings options out and exchange them with the ones that we want to place in the quick settings.
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    Once we are happy with the selections, we need to tap the "Done" gray-bar section.
    This will take us back to the Home screen.
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    Let's open up the quick settings menu again to check the new additions.
    To do that, we tap and hold the top of the screen and swipe downwards.
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    We tap and hold the top of the screen and swipe downwards again to bring up the quick settings menu.
    We'll have the new options in the settings menu. We'll have, in this example, "GPS" added.
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This concludes our tutorial on how to add new items to the quick settings menu on the HTC One M8. If you have any questions or comments about this video or about the process in this video, then please leave them in the comment section below. We shall answer them for you.

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