On Android Oreo, the option for "add icon to home screen" is no longer in the Play Store settings. How do you disable the option?
I've been looking all over the internet for an answer to this for a while. In hopes of alleviating other people's headache's, here's how to enable/disable automatically adding home screen icons of newly downloaded apps in the newly released Android Oreo.
You won't find the setting in the Play Store anymore, nor is it in the Google app settings, or the device Settings. Instead:
- Hold on the home screen
- Tap Settings
- Toggle "Add icon to Home screen"
- Rejoice in knowing you didn't search for this for over an hour
Note that this fix is confirmed for the default Android Oreo launcher, tested on the Pixel. Other launchers and devices may differ.
Credit goes to Reece Gale for posting his answer on Google+.