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Color menu in Android 5.0

How can I change the background color of the menu in Android 5.0 to another light or transparent color? Which file, line? The menu I want to change: Click for full size
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Icon remains in drawer after removing stock app

I removed Google Drive from system/app using Root Explorer. However, when I check the app drawer, the icon is still there. (When I removed other system apps like samsung's ChatOn, the icon ...
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Is there Any Way to Make Android Stay on the Same Page on the Application Drawer after Pressing the Home Button?

Often, I press the home button to end an unresponsive app, with intentions of starting the app back up. However, when I open back up the application drawer, it is always on the first page, and not the ...
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Change which AppDrawer is started (Google Now Launcher)

I've recently installed Beautiful Drawer because I would like to categorize my Apps in the Drawer. I'm using a Nexus 5 with Kitkat and the default Google Now launcher. My phone is not rooted. Is it ...
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Kitkat appdrawer hide apps and create folders

Back in Jellybean you where able to sort the apps in the app drawer, even make folders. In KitKat it seems that this feature is removed. Is there a rom or app that can bring this back?
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Upon changing my wallpaper my app drawer background went balck

I have an Acer Iconia B1-720 tablet. Recently I tried changing my wallpaper to CSR Classic snaps, but it only changed on my home screen. When I go to my app screen it's totally black behind the icons ...
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How can i hide an application?

I want to hide some applications from other people who have access to my phone but be able to get to the application whenever I want. I don't want locking. I need it to be not seen on applications ...
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Remove folder from App Drawer in TouchWiz (not home screen / app launcher)

TouchWiz (TouchWiz Nature UX on Samsung Galaxy S III mini) allows creating folders and reorganizing application in application list / app drawer (in "Apps") when using 'Customisable grid' view type: ...
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How to change notification pane image

I've just installed an ICS Rom (HTC Nameless) which has background images in both the notification pane and app drawer. These images don't appear to be well planned, because I can't read anything very ...
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App drawer on stock Android not alphabetized

I have a Nexus 4 with stock Android and no modifications. I installed a flashlight app and for some reason it is first in my app drawer despite it starting with a "f" and not an "a". As a developer I ...
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How do I make the apps/widgets view the default view?

I just got my first Android device (a tablet). I noticed there's two views. One with a wallpaper and some apps, and another view similar to Launchpad on the Mac (shown below): I want to get rid of ...
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Hide application from app grid?

I want my app grid to be minimized to the app I want only. Some apps are built-in by my phone provider and cannot be uninstalled from the phone via System - Application menu. I saw the old phone ...
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Is there a way to find all apps in Nova Launcher which are NOT in folders (similar to Folder Organizer)?

I am contemplating getting a Nova Prime launcher, as opposed to my current combination of Nova free and Folder Organizer. The main feature of Folder Organizer that I see as a must-have and not sure ...
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Moving apps to folders within the app drawer using the stock launcher of Samsung Galaxy S4

So on my Galaxy S4 I can open the Apps Overflow Menu (4x4 square-ish dots) and press the menu button (left of the Home) and choose edit. From there I can long press icons and put them into a folder on ...
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Missing application shortcuts

We got a generic Jellybean tablet, and some of the preinstalled apps (Chrome, Maps and others) do not appear in the app drawer for some reason. They do appear in the Google Play list of installed ...
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on grid view, when updating an app, this one is taken at the end of the grid

In the app drawer, when an application is updated, its icon goes to the last page, in the last free place... Is that normal? Is there a way to make the application stay where I put it? I mean, I sort ...
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How can I hide an application from the app drawer?

I've got Micromax Canvas 2 and have installed one application which is having some confidential data. Now I want to hide that application from menu. Is there any way / application for that?
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Why are some apps hidden and how to unhide them

For example on my galaxy Tab 7.7 plus sc_01e running ics , the phone app apk is installed but does not show up in my app drawer. It will actually show up if it is called by a widget but there is no ...
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How to remove unneeded icons from the menu?

I have a Samsung i9220 with Android 4.1.1. How can I remove the unneeded icons from the android phones menu?
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How do I arrange the icons manually in the app menu?

I am using Micromax Canvas 2 A110 with Android ICS 4.0.4. I installed few apps which are sorted randomly (or maybe alphabetically). I want to arrange the icons on the app menu manually. i.e. set ...
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Drawer - arrangement of icons

Why does the arrangement of app icons change (to alphabetical order), and why do folders get deleted, on every update of the Android version? Follow up Qs: 1. How can I prevent this from happening? ...
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Changing app drawer wallpaper in Jelly Bean?

I have Galaxy Nexus running Jelly Bean. Is it possible to change the background color or set a wallpaper for the apps drawer? Right now there is just a solid black background color. It's really bleak. ...
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How can I arrange the applications on each page of my app drawer?

I have recently bought a Samsung ACE S5830 smartphone and downloaded several applications like astrology, live wallpapers, games, and some daily usage applications. When I open my application drawer, ...
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Lost access to drawer icon for center button on CyanogenMod 7

I am running CyanogenMod 7 on my HTC Thunderbolt and somehow I inadvertently removed the function for the center button on my home screen between the phone and web browser icons. This middle button ...
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Alphabetize Apps Screen (not Home, maybe App Drawer?)

I have an Archos 32 with the 2.2.1 (or Archos 2.1.18) version of Android installed. When I press the onscreen button to show all installed apps, I noticed that some downloaded apps are out of ...
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How can I group apps together in the menu view?

The menu view of the phone lists all of the apps I've installed. All of them. The phone came pre-installed with 2.5 pages of apps, and I'm up to 5. I've had the phone for 3 weeks... Is there any ...