How to Change Default Home Screen on Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) ? [TouchWiz 4.0]

by Jawwad in Android, Mobile, Tips&Tricks | 5 comments


galaxys ii3 | How to Change Default Home Screen on Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) ? [TouchWiz 4.0]Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) users can easily change the default home screen to their liking on TouchWiz 4.0. Default Home screen is the screen on which your phone will revert to if you press the Home button. For example there are users that prefer to the set the middle screen to be the default so that they can navigate both to the left and right from there! This hack to change the default home screen is quite easy to do, but requires that you are already rooted on your Samsung Galaxy S2. If you are NOT then follow our guide: How to Root Samsung Galaxy SII (S2) Using Odin and SuperOneClick ?

So, now let’s get started:

Step 1: First download a file explorer that supports root for example you get the Root Explorer from Market.

Step 2: Navigate to /system and open default.prop with text editor, and add the following line of code:

ro.csc.homescreen.defaultscreen=3

Where 3 is the number of the default screen you want - 1. So default screen 4 => 3.

Step 3: Reboot your phone and it should work!

For this credit goes to EleCtrOx666 from XDA developer forums.

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  • WKWONG

    hey, it doesn’t work

  • WKWONG

    the content of default.prop look like following

    ###############################
    # ro.com.google.clientidbase
    # defined in gms.mk
    # and must be FIXED
    ###############################

    I add in between cannot, add on top also cannot work….

    HOW???

  • http://bleh.com vB

    No this doesn’t work, weven after rooting phone it says this file is read only. even with Super user permissions.

  • 98kk98@gmail.com

    in root explorer on the top right there is some words click there to open free the permissions

  • http://www.facebook.com/taina.chalifoux Taïna Chalifoux

    Im able to imput the wording, but the changes dont aply

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