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Unpin a Light


To unpin a light from the Start Screen, you can take two approaches:  From within the application or from the Start Screen.

From within the Application

From within the application, open the light you want to unpin.  Now, tap the unpin icon in the application bar.

Unpin Light Icon

Your light should be removed from the Start Screen.

From the Start Screen

If you want to remove the light from the Start Screen from the Start Screen, simply tap and hold down the light on the Start Screen.  The light icon will be placed in “edit” mode.

Start Icon Edit Mode

Now, tap on the pin icon.

Tap Pin Icon

Bang!  Your icon is now removed from the Start Screen.


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