How to get the Google search bar back on a Samsung Galaxy

This tutorial will show you step by step how to get the Google search bar back on the home screen on a Samsung Galaxy (Android 7, 8 and 9).

This tutorial works for all Samsung Galaxy phones that have Android 7 (Nougat), Android 8 (Oreo), and Android 9 (Pie), such as the Samsung Galaxy J2, A3, J3, J4, J4 Plus, Note 5, J5 Pro, A5, J6, J6 Plus, A6, S6, S6 Edge, A7, J7 Pro, S7, S7 Edge, J8, A8 Plus, S8, S8 Plus, Note 8, A9, S9, S9 Plus, S9 Note, and all other types.

How to put the Google search bar back on the home screen on a Samsung Galaxy

1. Make sure there's enough space for the Google search bar on your phone's home screen.

Empty space home screen Samsung Galaxy

2. Long press (tap and hold) on an empty space on your phone's home screen until you see the Widgets option.

3. Tap on Widgets.

Widgets on Samsung Galaxy

4. Find the Google widget and tap on it.

Google widget on Samsung Galaxy

5. Long press (tap and hold) on the Google search bar.

Google search bar on Samsung Galaxy

6. Drag the search bar to where you want it to appear on the home screen.

7. Tap on an empty space on the home screen.

Put Google search bar back on home screen on Samsung Galaxy

The Google search bar is now back on the home screen.


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