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Edge Screen

The Edge screen provides a variety of useful tools for notifications, information feeds, and timekeeping.

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Edge Panels

Edge panels can be used to access apps, tasks, and contacts, as well as view news, sports, and other information on the Edge screen.

To view Edge panels:

  • When the screen is turned on, swipe the Edge panel handle from the edge of the screen to the center. Keep swiping to view other panels.

To configure Edge panels:

  • From any screen, open the Edge screen, and then tap Settings edge screen settings icon.

For more information, see Edge Panels Settings.

Apps Edge

You can add up to ten apps in two columns to the Apps edge panel.

To view Apps edge:

  • When the screen is turned on, swipe the Edge panel handle from the edge of the screen to the center. Keep swiping until the Apps edge panel is seen.

To configure Apps edge:

  1. From any screen, open the Edge screen, and swipe until the Apps edge panel is displayed.
  2. Tap Add add to edge icon to add more apps to the Apps edge.
  • To add an app to the Apps edge, find it on the left side of the screen and tap it to add it to an available space on a column on the right.
  • To change the order of the apps on the Edge panel, drag each app to the desired location.
  • To remove an app, tap Remove remove app icon.
  1. Tap Back back key to save changes.

Tasks Edge

You can add shortcuts to common tasks performed with stock apps to the Tasks edge panel. Up to ten tasks in two columns can be added.

To view Tasks edge:

  • When the screen is turned on, swipe the Edge panel handle from the edge of the screen to the center. Keep swiping until the Tasks edge panel is seen.

To configure Tasks edge:

  1. From any screen, open the Edge screen, swipe until the Tasks edge panel is displayed.
  2. Tap Add add to edge icon to add more tasks to the Tasks edge.
  • To add a shortcut to the Tasks edge, find it on the left side of the screen and tap it or drag it on to an available space on a column on the right.
  • To change the order of the tasks on the Edge panel, drag each task to the desired location.
  • To remove a task, tap Remove remove app icon.
  1. Tap Back back key to save changes.

People Edge

People edge allows you to set the Edge screen to light up with distinct colors when you receive notifications about contacts in your My people list. You can also use this panel to quickly communicate with contacts on your My people list.

To view People edge:

  • When the screen is turned on, swipe the Edge panel handle from the edge of the screen to the center. Keep swiping until the People edge panel is seen.

To configure People edge:

  1. From any screen, open the Edge screen, swipe until the People edge panel is displayed.
  • Tap Add add to edge icon to add more contacts to the People edge.
  • To remove a contact, touch and hold the contact, and then drag it to Remove delete from edge icon.
  • To change the order of the contacts on the Edge panel, drag each contact to the desired location.
  1. Tap Back back key to save changes.

Edge Feeds

Edge feeds display select information and notifications on the Edge screen when the screen is turned off.

To view Edge feeds:

  • When the screen is turned off, quickly swipe your finger along the Edge screen in one direction, and then back in the opposite direction.

For more information, see Edge Feeds Settings.