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Samsung Epic 4g - How To Remove Widget / Put On One Of Home Screens


I have been searching this forum for weeks, researching android and epic. I have been a treo user since 2005! I just got my epic yesterday and i am sure i will have lots of questions. But there is so much on here!

Right now i need to know how to remove a widget i put on one of the home screens. I added the android power control widget, and then i hit it again to try to remove it, but now i have 2 of them on that screen?!


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My old galaxy s2 on orange uk was perfect, i could delete unused home screens and i customized it exactly how i wanted it. However today i had to have my phone replaced under warranty as the touch screen became unresponsive in places. The phone they have sent me obv has different software on it because i don't like it and i cant customize it!

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