How To Change Galaxy S8 App Icon Size In Home Screen?

Everyone knows that the Galaxy S8 screen features a grid consisting of well-defined rows and columns. The cells at the intersection of these rows and columns are the areas where you can place all the app icons or widgets on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, and they’ll snap into place on the grid. These are the ones that you’re moving around the Home screen or the Apps screen, and the size of the icon is determined by the scale of the grid.

Adjusting the Grid Settings On the Galaxy S8

In order to change the app icon size on the Home screen for the Galaxy S8, you would have to adjust the screen’s grid settings. In today’s article, you’re going to learn the exact steps for doing so. Let’s see what options you have available. We’ll warn you now: don’t get too excited or you’re going to be disappointed.

  1. Go to the Home screen.
  2. Swipe down the Notifications tray from the top of the screen.
  3. Launch the Settings app by selecting the gear icon.
  4. Tap on Display And Wallpaper.
  5. Tap on Icon Backgrounds.
  6. In the newly opened page, you will see two main options and a box sitting right below these options.
  7. In that box, you get to see the preview of the current Galaxy S8 screen grid settings.
  8. Tap on one of the two options and look at the preview box.
  9. Tap on the other option and look at the preview box. Try to spot the differences between this one and the previous one.
  10. Decide what preview of app icons you like best and settle for that specific setting.
  11. Hit the Done button to save your settings.
  12. Leave the menus.

Once you’re back to the Home screen or the App drawer, you should notice the difference.The Galaxy S8 app icons size on the Home screen or in the App drawer should now reflect the changes you just applied through the above steps. As you’ve likely noticed, the Home screen and the App drawer have common settings and you cannot change only one of them.

Unfortunately, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus devices don’t come with too many options in this aspect. It’s not exactly great for accessibility, but for now, at least, you know exactly what your options are, as limited as they may be.

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