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"Home screen layout locked" on Huawei and Honor smartphones. How do I unlock it?

Huawei and Honor smartphone users sometimes face the following nuisance: in particular, when trying to move an application to a folder on the home screen, the device warns “Home screen layout locked“ and does not allow you to move the icon. What to do? Is there any way to unlock the home screen? It turns out that you can, and it's not complicated at all. With a few basic actions, you can move the icons on your home screen without any limitations.
Home screen layout locked

The easiest way to disable the protection is to pinch the home screen with two fingers and find the “Settings“ button that appears as a result.

This will take you to the Home screen settings;

The only thing left to do is to move the “Lock home screen layout“ toggle switch to the “Off“ position.

Now go to the home screen and move the icon to the selected position - everything should work. If you know an easier way to solve this, please share your experience with us in the Comments section below.

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