Personalise your phone
Learn how to personalise the start screen, and how to change ringtones.
Personalise the start screen
Would you like to have only your most-used apps on the start screen? You can pin your favourite apps, websites, and much more to the start screen, and move or resize tiles as you like.
To pin an app, swipe left to go to the apps menu.
Tap and hold the app, and tap pin to Start .
Tap People , tap and hold the contact, and tap pin to Start .
When you pin a contact, their feed updates are displayed on the tile, and you can call them directly from the start screen.
Go to a website, and tap > pin to start .
Tap and hold the tile, drag and drop it to the new location, and tap the screen.
To resize, tap and hold the tile, and tap the arrow icon.
To unpin the tile, tap and hold the tile, and tap .
Change your theme
You can change the display colours, to match your taste and mood.
On the start screen, swipe left, and tap Settings > theme .
Tap Background or Accent colour .
Personalise the lock screen
Would you like to make your lock screen look more unique? You can, for example, set your own favourite photo as a background picture.
On the home screen, swipe left, and tap Settings > lock+wallpaper .
Tap change wallpaper , select a picture, adjust it to get the best possible fit, and tap .
Personalise your phone tones
You can select the best sounds for your phone.
On the start screen, swipe left, and tap Settings > ringtones+sounds .
Select the type of ringtone or alert you want to change, and select the sound.
Silence your phone
When you switch silent mode on, all ringtones and alert tones are muted. Use this when you are, for example, at the cinema or in a meeting.
Press a volume key to see the volume status bar at the top of the screen, and tap .
Silent mode is switched on. If you have set your phone to vibrate, vibrate mode is switched on instead of silent mode.
If you want to set your phone to vibrate, on the start screen, swipe left, tap Settings > ringtones+sounds , and switch Vibrate to On .