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

This tutorial will show you step by step how to get the Google search bar back on the home screen on a Samsung phone.

The steps on this page work for all Samsung phones with Android 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11.

On this page, you'll find two methods. The first method is for Samsung phones with Android version 10 or lower. The second method is for Samsung phones with version 11 of the Android mobile operating system.

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

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.

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

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

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.

Show widgets on a Samsung phone

4. Find the Google widget and tap on it.

Google widgets on a Samsung phone

5. Swipe to find the Google search bar widget.

6. Tap on Add.

Put the Google search bar back on home screen on a Samsung phone

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



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