How to Change Home Screen Layout on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

This is a complete tutorial which will let users fit in more icons on their home screen by changing the standard grid size or also referred to as Home screen layout on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8. Redmi Note 8 series of phones offer quite a large display with minimum bezels. To utilize this large panel to its fullest, users can increase the maximum number of icons that can be fit on the screen from 4 to 5. An additional column of icons will be available on each homescreen page after enabling the setting. Further, the icon size would be reduced as well. If you are unsure how to do it on Redmi Note 8, just follow this tutorial.

MIUI is known for its customization options. Be it dark mode, ability to modify font size or even change the number of icons being displayed on the home-screen, this skin has an option for everything. Further, what’s great about it is, there is no installation required rather everything is built right into the phone. If you are looking to customize the home screen layout on your Redmi Note 8, read ahead!

Change Home Screen Layout, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 / Note 8 Pro

How to Change Home Screen Layout – Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 / Redmi Note 8 Pro

Before we begin, we would like to point out once again that this process does not require any modification or installation. You only need to find where the setting is located — explained ahead!

Step 1 – You first need to pinch in on the home screen.

Step 2 – Click on Settings button.

Step 3 – From the menu, you should see Home screen layout, set it to 5×6 for maximum icons

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That’s all to it! You should now be able to see more icons on your home screen and the size of each icon should have also been reduced. If you ever want to revert to the older style, redo the steps and select 4×6 layout.

This procedure, as explained, only applies to text size and not font styles.

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