My WhatsApp icon has recently disappeared from my phone completely. It's neither on the home screen, nor the main menu. When I go to the Google Play store, it shows that it's part of my installed applications. I uninstalled and re-installed the app, but it still doesn't show the main icon, so I'm unable to even open it... Even though it says it's installed on my Samsung Galaxy S2.
Things I would try:
a) Just reset the phone if you haven't done already(turn it off and on
b) Uninstall the app, remove the sd, and install it again. There might be a problem with your SD card, and if the app is automatically installed there, maybe that's the reason you can't see it
Which launcher are you using? I believe you can see the app in the settings -> applications list?
Go to settings --> apps-->on the top right corner, click on three dots and choose protected apps. Now you should see all installed apps and only the one's which are installed and missing will have a tick mark next to it. Uncheck and reboot. You should see the missing apps icon .
Perhaps its just hidden. Click menu 》unhide
By removing and installing again the battery I solved the problem. The icon reappeared immediately after doing so.
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