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My phone is Galaxy A5 2017

The Android updated automatically to version 8.0.0

My launcher app has some problems - I can't find the Skype icon and I really need it. I have to enter Google Play, to search "Skype" and then to push "Open" to start it - but that's really crap

I want to try another launcher (at this moment I'm running the default launcher app).

But in case the new launcher is even worse, I need to come back to the default launcher.

The problem is that I have no idea what's the name of my current launcher.

The Android OS should facilitate the users such essential information!

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    It is Samsung proprietary... Just install Nova and try that. – acejavelin Mar 14 '19 at 13:42
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    There are dozens of good launchers you can pick from... Nova, Evie, ADW, Microsoft Launcher, Google Now Launcher, Action, Smart Launcher, Flick, Apex, AIO, Hyperion... How many options do you want? Google will get you a dozen lists of the "best" launchers for Android, there are many commonalities between them, take your pick. You can have multiple launchers installed. – acejavelin Mar 14 '19 at 13:52
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    Open Settings-Applications,-default applications, tap home screen and select launcher(if you have stock launcher it will be only one there, if you've installed other launchers, it will be available there. Selecting a launcher will set as default launcher.) – Rahul Gopi Mar 14 '19 at 14:36
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    AFAIK, you can't (easily) uninstall Samsung's launcher as it's a system app. When you install 3rd-party launchers, you just add more selections for the launcher, but not necessarily replacing it wholly. Or in other words, you can have 10 launchers installed on the same phone at the same time, but only 1 active launcher. – Andrew T. Mar 14 '19 at 15:14
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    That said, it's really strange if you can't find the Skype icon on the launcher. Maybe you're confusing app launcher with the home screen? But as of now, your question looks like an XY problem and unclear of what you really want to solve (do you only want to know the name of the current launcher, or do you actually just want to get Skype icon on the current launcher?) – Andrew T. Mar 14 '19 at 15:22
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Open Settings->Applications->default applications. Tap home screen and select your required launcher. (if you have only stock launcher(for Samsung devices, it will be Samsung Experience Home), then there will be only one present, if you've installed other launchers like Nova etc. , then there will have a list of launchers available. Selecting any one launcher will set it as default launcher of device)

As AndrewT said: When you install 3rd-party launchers(from play store or using apk), you just add more selections for the launcher, but not necessarily replacing it wholly. Or in other words, you can have 10 launchers installed on the same phone at the same time, but only 1 active launcher.

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