I have just bought my first tablet, Samsung Galaxy S. Two days after it stopped adding downloaded apps shortcuts to home screen. Apps still work, they are accessible through some digging inside tab, but it obviously is some kind of bug?

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You probably disabled it in a setting.

Go to Play Store -> Settings and click "Add icon to Home screen" under "General"


In my case: in the LAUNCHER activity must not be category android:name="android.intent.category.DEFAULT"

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