How to setup the Google 'At a glance' homescreen widget

If you're looking for a quick way to keep tabs on your calendar and the weather without the need to install an app, you might want to try the Google 'At a glance' homescreen widget. It's simple to add to your homescreen and provides you with updates from your calendar and the weather throughout your day.

Need to dig deeper? Just tap on an appointment that is displayed in the widget, and it will open your calendar. Want to know the weather for today, tomorrow or the next 10 days? Tap on the weather displayed in the widget, and you'll be taken right to Google's weather services. Here's how to put it to work for you!

How to set up the Google 'At a glance' homescreen widget

  • Long press on a blank area of the homescreen
  • Tap Widgets
  • Locate At a Glance
  • Long press the item and drag to homescreen

Once the widget is in place, you'll be able to adjust which calendar app it uses as well such as the BlackBerry calendar app or the Google calendar app. It's a nice option to have across devices such as the KEYone, Motion, and KEY2 if you're not using the BlackBerry Productivity Tab.