Ever notice the small three dots beneath icons on the BlackBerry KEYone home screen? These indicate a great little feature.

The three dots beneath an icon on the home screen of the BlackBerry KEYone denote that it can be used with pop-up widgets. These offer all of the at-a-glance functionality of a standard Android widget without taking up precious space on your home screen.

How to use pop-up widgets on the BlackBerry KEYone

  1. Swipe up or down on an icon with three dots beneath it.
  2. Select the default widget to appear.
  3. Interact with the widget as desired, then tap the home screen to close it.

How to change a pop-up widget

Selecting a pop-up widget on the BlackBerry KEYone

  1. Swipe up or down on an icon with three dots beneath it.
  2. Tap the three dots in the top-right of the pop-up widget.
  3. Tap Change widget.
  4. Select a new widget.

How to turn off pop-up widgets

BlackBerry KEYone pop-up widgets

  1. Swipe up or down on an icon with three dots beneath it.
  2. Tap the three dots in the top-right of the pop-up widget.
  3. Tap Turn off widget

How to re-enable pop-up widgets

Removing an app from the home screen on the BlackBerry KEYone

  1. Tap and hold the home screen icon you want to re-enable.
  2. Drag the icon to the top-left to remove it from the home screen.
  3. Tap the All Apps icon (six dots in the middle of the bottom of the screen).
  4. Find the app you want to re-enable.
  5. Tap and hold the icon to place it back on the home screen.
  6. Swipe up or down on an icon with three dots beneath it.
  7. Select the default widget to appear.

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