Add and Remove App Icons from the Home Screen on HTC One M8

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to add and remove application icons from the apps folder to the home screen or panels of the HTC One M8.

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the 'Power' button located at the top of the phone.
    This will bring up the lock screen.
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    Swipe up to unlock the phone.
    This will bring us to the home screen.
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    Tap on the icon at the bottom, in the center, to open the apps folder.
    It is 9 dots in a square. This shows all of the applications on the phone. We want to add one of these to the home screen or panels.
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    Choose the icon to be moved, press down on it and hold it.
    The icon will then be underneath our finger and we can move it anywhere we'd like.
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    If we don't want it to be on the home screen, we can drag it over to another panel.
    If there are no other panels, we can create one just by moving the icon over to the plus sign that says "PANEL" under it.
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    Once we've found a location to leave the icon at, we can move it there and let go.
    The icon will be moved to the screen. Even though we only had the home screen before, we have created two new panels.
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    To remove an application, we will need to press and hold it again like we would when moving it, then drag it to "REMOVE" in white lettering at the top next to a white trash can.
    "REMOVE" and the trash can will then be highlighted in red, which means that the application is in the right place for us to remove it. Let go of it and the application will be removed from the panel, but not the phone. We can repeat this process with any application.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to add and remove application icons from the apps folder to the home screen or panels of the HTC One M8.
    If you have any questions or comments about this video or about this process, then please leave them in the section below and we will answer them for you. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Questions and Answers

Changing Icons back to original?

I received the option to change my home screen and icons to the Christmas theme. I was able to remove the home screen, but now my icons will not return to their original state. I have tried: Settings, but nothing helps with the icons. I think it was caused by: The stupid download.

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  1. 1
    Press the home button.
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    Tap on "Apps".
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    Tap on the "Themes" application.
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    Tap on the triple-lined button in the upper-left corner.
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    From the new bar, tap on "My themes".
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    Tap on "HTC Default".
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    Confirm your selection.
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