Moving icons on the BlackBerry Motion

Rearrange icons effortlessly on the BlackBerry Motion with these simple steps!

With a few simple tweaks, you can tailor the BlackBerry Motion so it looks and feels exactly how you want it to. Whether you just want the interface to fit your style, or you have a specific arrangement that will help you get things done quickly, these customization tips will be good to know.

How to move home screen icons on the BlackBerry Motion

Moving icons on the BlackBerry Motion

  1. Tap and hold an icon on the screen.
  2. Drag to a desired location. Move to either left or right edge to place on another home screen.
  3. Release on desired location.

How to remove home screen icons or widgets on the BlackBerry Motion

Removing home screen icons on BlackBerry Motion

  1. Tap and hold an icon or widget on the home screen.
  2. Drag and release to the Remove section at the top-left of the screen.
  3. Alternatively, flick upwards after holding and the icon or widget will be removed.

How to make icon folders on the BlackBerry Motion

Making folders on the BlackBerry Motion

  1. Tap and hold an icon on the home screen.
  2. Drag it over another icon until a box appears around them. Do so quickly, otherwise the second icon will just shift position so the first can replace its spot.
  3. Tap the folder to view all icons inside. Tap New Folder at the bottom to type in a label for the folder.

How to add home screen icons on the BlackBerry Motion

  1. Tap the All apps icon at the bottom in the middle of the screen.
  2. Tap and hold the icon you wish to place.
  3. Drag the icon to the desired position. Drag it to either edge of the screen to place it on a different home screen. A gray shadow of the icon will preview its position. Other icons and widgets will attempt to reposition to make room for it.
  4. Release at the desired position.

How to add home screen widgets on the BlackBerry Motion

BlackBerry Motion widgets

  1. Tap and hold a blank area of the home screen.
  2. Tap Widgets in the bar along the bottom.
  3. Swipe up and down through the list to view available widgets.
  4. Tap and hold the widget you wish to place.
  5. Drag the widget to the desired position. Drag it to either edge of the screen to place it on a different home screen. A gray shadow of the widget will preview its position. Other icons and widgets will attempt to reposition to make room for it.
  6. Release at the desired position.
  7. Some widgets can be resized. Press and hold a widget, then release. Each side of the widget will have dots that you can drag to resize.

How to change BlackBerry Motion icons

BlackBerry Motion icons

  1. Tap and hold a blank area of the home screen.
  2. Tap Icon packs in the bar along the bottom.
  3. Tap the icon pack.
  4. A preview of the icon set will pop up. Tap Set in the bottom-right to make the pack active.
  5. If you don't have any icon packs installed, tap the icon in the top-right to launch the Play Store and search for icon packs to download.

How to turn on the dark theme on the BlackBerry Motion

  1. Tap and hold a blank area of the home screen.
  2. Tap Settings in the bar along the bottom.
  3. Tap Theme.
  4. Select Dark, or back to Light.

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