Icons on the Android home screen (aka launcher) can be organized into "folders".

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How do I backup and restore a Moto X to a replacement Moto X? (Apps, icons, and SMS)

I used the Motorola Migrate utility to copy my data such as SMS, photos, and other stuff to my replacement phone. What I'm missing is my apps (Google Authenticator) and the data that goes with those ...
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Delete application folder in Android device

Hi I am using Samsung Galaxy S3. In my device I created a folder in Application menu to have a bunch of related apps. At a point of time I uninstalled all the apps in that folder. Now I cant delete ...
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How do I label a page of the Galaxy S4 home screen?

The GS4 allows you to have multiple pages of the home screen. I'd like to use this as a kind of full-screen, more accessible folder (e.g. a "Utilities" page). How do I put a text label ("Utilities") ...
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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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Is there any way to password protect application folders?

I have a Galaxy S4 running Android 4.2.2. When I drag an application onto another one a folder is created. I was wondering if there's any way to password protect that folder? Most of the related apps ...
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How do I mute the sound when opening a folder in the home screen?

I have a Galaxy Note 2, running Android 4.1.2. Everytime I open or close a folder on the home screen, I hear a click sound. How can I mute this?
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How do you name a folder on the home screen (Gingerbread, HTC Incredible)?

I added a folder to the home screen, but it's automatically labeled "folder." If I have multiple folders, it will get confusing. How can I change the name of the folder?
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Delete a folder in my home screen Android 4.0, Aquos?

My home screen looks like this: Empty_folder | Application 1 | Application 2 | Application N When I long press over the folder, I have the option to rename it. How do I delete the folder, though? ...
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Are there any other launchers that display a folder's contents instead of the generic icon?

The Xperia Neo V stock launcher displays a 2x2 grid containing the first 4 apps that a folder contains instead of a simple icon. Is there any other launcher that does this or something similar?
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Better folders, which support drag & drop: is that even possible?

I've tried three different folder widgets for Android 2.3, but I noticed none of them supports adding applications via drag & drop, like the native folders do. Is that even possible to do? I ...
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Can't Add Shortcuts to Home Screen, get Shunted to Folder

I recently started using folders to organize my apps, but I've noticed since then that I can not add any shortcuts to the homescreen. If I try to drop an item on the home screen, it instead gets put ...
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How to save and recover icon and folder positions?

How can I save and recover the position of icons and folders? They get wiped every time I patch Android.
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How do you create a folder on a home screen in Honeycomb 3.0.1 (Xoom)?

I was rather shocked to learn that my Xoom tablet, running Honeycomb (3.0.1) does not support the ability to group home screen shortcuts into folders. Nor does it seem to provide a stock widget that ...
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folder will not open

I have organized my Apps into several folders. Every once in a while, I find that when I click on a folder, nothing happens (i.e. the folder does not open). No matter what I do, I cannot open the ...
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Can I put a widget inside a folder?

I have a number of widgets that I really like, but my Droid takes an awful long time to draw the home screen, even using the Zeam launcher replacement. Can I use folders on my home screen to hold ...
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How can I organize items in a folder?

I created a folder for games on my homescreen. I added many apps to it, but now that I need to scroll I'd like to reorder them. Long pressing on an icon closes the folder (so I can drop the icon on my ...
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Can I make Home folders close on click?

So, say I have a folder on my home screen. In it I have a bunch of shortcuts. If I click one of those shortcuts it runs the program. Now when I come back to the home screen the folder is still sitting ...
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Live folders for Contact groups?

Does anyone know of an app which will allow you to place live folders on your home screen which are tied to a specific contact group? That is, when setting it up you would choose a group from your ...