Question How to lock home screen icons folders dragging deleting settings

I have rooted my mobiles and installed Nova launcher now on home screen i have categroized apps icons in circle folders. As the phone is also used by kids and family members whole opening touching the mistakenly drag or delte the icon on home screen folders mistakenly

How can in rooted phone I can lock the home screen or drawer or folder icons or new notifications from deleting or dragging or changing...or from settings changes without pin or administrative permissions . Is it possible through app or adb shell commands kindly suggest.


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Settings - home screen - scroll down to the bottom.... advanced - lock desktop

  • bro the Nova liancher many time automatically disappears and overdrawn by original android native launcher 3 ......how can we lock on laincher 3....some one suggested me multisuer or guest option in android's setting.>andvanced>multi user but on android 5.1.1 or android 6 ther is no settings>advanced menu..kindly suggest if any app available for the same Commented Oct 4, 2021 at 2:29
  • Link2SD not only is app for symlinks it's also great app manager where you can search/share/freeze apks or make user apps system apps. freeze the stock launcher3
    – alecxs
    Commented Oct 4, 2021 at 7:22

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