You can modify basic settings of some widgets (for example, the People and Mail widgets) from the Home screen.
Press and hold a widget on the Home screen.
HTC Flyer vibrates and you’ll see a colored box around the widget. Don’t lift your finger just yet.
Drag the widget to the edit button (if it’s enabled).
The relevant screen where you can change some settings for this widget then opens.
Customize the widget settings.