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home screen

The first screen of information displayed when a smartphone or tablet is started. Also called the "home page" and "main menu," it typically displays a group of icons that are clicked or tapped to activate applications and internal functions. See home button, widget and main menu.


An iPhone Home Screen
Call it the "home screen," "home page" or "main menu," this is what appears when an iPhone is turned on. Home screens are not identical because users rearrange icons as they please.
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The new home screen is rolling out to select Xbox Insiders in the Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead rings.
A pop-up will open with instructions on how to pin the shortcut to your home screen (Figure 2).
"This feature allows administrators to deploy iPads configured for students and to select which applications will appear on their device home screens. It might be most useful in shared environments, where more than one student is using a device--but where not all of the apps are relevant for all of those users.
Gurgaon, India, April 22, 2016 --(PR.com)-- ixigo, India's leading travel search app has announced the launch of "1-Tap Cab Booking" on the ixigo cabs app - an innovative feature that allows booking the nearest available cab in one tap of a button on the user's home screen. Currently available for Android, 1-Tap Cab Booking will work even in places without a stable internet connection, such as airports, railway stations, bus stations and even while the user is en-route to his destination.
The vehicle features a grille that accommodates the iron mark, all-LED headlights and an interior with iPad-like touchscreen control panel and home screen divided into four zones, Navigation, Music, Phone and Sound Experience.
The new mobile phonefeatures quality-crafted hardware including a removable, durable back cover with a luminous, layered design3 and a generous 5-inch HD display for enjoying apps, photos, videos and the personalisable home screen....
Additional enhancements to the app also include: Contact list editing, users can drag and drop contacts to rearrange home screens; the Inbox can be tapped and held to see the MIRAGEs received, which can be viewed in any order; there is also a new search bar on the app's home screen; and MIRAGE now supports 22 languages.
HTC's Blinkfeed social and news aggregator home screen has improved a lot from last year's One Mini with HTC Sense 6 user interface.
* From the Home screen on the Operation Panel, select "Scan."
Key features include: Personalised home screen which will automatically update for your next flight including flight status, gate information, check-in options and seat information; Faster and easier side navigation bar; Easy access to all past flight searches; Add flights to calendar functionality; and best fares to top destinations.