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How to Delete Extra Home Screen on Android Phone?

How to delete home screen page(s)
on Android Jelly Bean Version


Go to your home screen

Tap and hold the screen until you feel it vibrates.

You will then see the screen looks like the image on the left.

Then tap/touch the X button at the upper right corner



How to delete home screen page(s)
on Android Gingerbread Version

On the home screen

tap/touch the MENU

tap/touch Edit

tap/touch and hold the page that you want to delete until it vibrates.

For example I am going to remove the blank page.

Hold that page down to the Remove area and you will see that this page turns red as it is approaching.


  1. this was so helpful my one year old kept deleting my home screen pages so i rest my phone to fix it but thanks to this i now kno wat i have to do to fix it..... thanx!

  2. Very helpful! I read the manual and did not find it how to remove it. Thanks a lot!

  3. Thank you, thank you, thank you! The extra home screens were driving me mad.

  4. VERY VERY HELPFUL... Especially with your pictorial directions!

  5. Thank you so much,was driving me mad too

  6. Thank you. It helped me a lot. In just 2 seconds.

  7. Thanks a mil...

  8. Thanx alotttt... was drivin me krazzy!!

  9. Thanks, been wanting to do this for a year

  10. Thank you very much for this.

  11. it is really helpful, you are really a good instructor!

  12. Thanks for that :-)

  13. Thank you...not sure how I added them but they were driving me nuts...LOL..

  14. Awesome the pictorial worked really well

  15. I`m using S3, when I do this, it says TouchWiz crashed , I cant delete any page, it just keeps crashing.. What should I do?

  16. Yes, very good, a big help. Only one big sausage fingers on the keyboard of this phone tend to 'miss type' Grrrrrrrrrr :-)

  17. A big thank you from an older person of 60+ who is trying to get to grips with this phone.

  18. I`m also using S3, it says "TouchWiz crashed" when I try to delete a page. I cant delete any page, it just keeps crashing. What should I do?

    1. Found this online just for u. ''Go to the developer options under settings, and change the animations to 10x. it will be slow, but go back and it should delete the extra pages. After change them back.
      Dont know why or how, but it worked for me.''
      You're welcome

  19. thanks, really helpful


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