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How to access the App Drawer on Ulefone Note 14 Pro?

Switched to a new(ish) phone: Unlocked Cell Phone (2022), Ulefone Note 14 Pro Smartphone Unlocked, 4GB+64GB, 6.52" Waterdrop Display, 4500mAh Battery, 13MP Dual Camera, Android 12, Triple Card ...
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How can I disable app drawer in Android 12?

I’m on a Samsung S20 5G, Android 12 (just moved to this phone). On my old phone which ran android 8.1 (I don’t remember the exact model, but it was a phone from Huawei), In the Display settings I ...
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Cannot group Apps into folders in my App drawer

Currently using a Samsung S10e with Android 11. I Smart-Switch'ed from a Samsung J7 prime with Android 8, a couple of months ago. I could group apps in my Android 8 by (as best as I remember): From ...
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How to hide or unhide app in MIUI drawer?

In MIUI I have Files app hidden. I don't have it in my drawer. I can run it by adb shell like this: am start -n com.android.documentsui/com.android.documentsui.LauncherActivity But how do I add this ...
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How to lock home screen icons folders dragging deleting settings

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 ...
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Samsung infinite scroll apps

I recently bought a Samsung smartphone which has its OneUI. App drawer has horizontal scroll, but does not support infinite scroll. Is there any setting or an app I can install to get the infinite ...
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Any apps or ways to categories group apps folders in menu view

Question :- Any apps or ways to categories group apps folders in menu view Is there any apps or setting to categories group move apps installed icons in folders inside menu view. as there is jumble ...
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How to remove unmarked icons from app drawer?

I have few icons at the bottom of my app drawer, that are unmarked. I don't know what apps they represent and look like an unfinished installation. They look like this: How can I get rid of them? ...
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How do I automatically add all existing apps to my home screen?

When I got my first smart phone years ago, there was no app drawer. Every app I had was represented as one button in one app menu, so I didn't have to look in two places if I couldn't find an app. To ...
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Oreo 8.1: Day of the week not displaying in notification drawer

I'm running Android Oreo 8.1. How do I have the day off the week show up next to the date in the notification drawer drop-down? Thanks.
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Certain apps not showing up in app list after upgrade to Pie

I have a pixel 1 and I upgraded to Android Pie yesterday. Now I have started to notice missing apps in the app list. They are still installed and appear in widget form on the main screen but do not ...
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Why SIM Toolkit icon is duplicated (now tripled) in launcher?

UPDATE: It stopped happening after the latest OS (and launcher) update - to Android 8 Why does my SIM Toolkit icon is duplicated tripled? The second one appeared not so long ago, and it never ...
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removing an Icon from home screen but not uninstalling them,

I want to remove an icon shortcut from home screen. But not uninstalling them. OS is Lollipop and rooted. Is any way to hide an icon from home screen by terminal emulator. I don't want to change to ...
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Application or timetracking [closed]

Is there any android app to monitor the time you have worked with another app in the android device? I want to see how many hours I use an app in a day.
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Uninstalling versus disabling apps

When I select the menu entry called "Uninstall/Disable apps" - from the apps drawer which can be reached from any home screen by tapping the 16-square icon in the lower-right hand corner - I can ...
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How to add a folder in a secondary tab?

I'm using Nova Launcher Prime v4.2.2 on my stock and rooted Android 6.0.1. I intend to create folders in secondary tabs under app drawer. Whenever I create a folder entry through Nova Settings → ...
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Lg g3 open an application?

I just go a new lg g3 today, and I noticed a pop-up saying to look at an app which lists all of the features. Now, I was in the app, but when I edited the app, the one time pop-up disappeared, and I ...
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Alphabetical app list on xperia Z1 compact

An earlier Lollipop ROM on my Xperia Z1 compact had the option to sort the apps alphabetically in a very nice way: Apps were put in a matrix with one row per letter, and the apps sorted alphabetically ...
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App drawer doesn't allow scrolling by letter on Android M Dev Preview 3

I just flashed the newest Dev Preview of Marshmallow, but I found the App Drawer looks different than most screenshots. Mine: Screenshots: Is there a setting I need to set?
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Remove the white background on app drawer on Android 5.1

Is there a way we can remove the white background that shows up forever behind the icons on Android. I read somewhere that Android 6 Developer options may provide that. If someone figured it out on ...
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How do I move screens in the app drawer?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5. I have a bunch of apps installed. From the home screen, I can tap on the Apps icon. This takes me to the App Drawer. In the App Drawer, I have 2 screens full of icons ...
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How to create folder in app drawer of galaxy A3?

When using galaxy S4, I could create a folder in the app drawer. But after I changed my phone to galaxy A3, I couldn't find any menu to create a folder in the app drawer. How can I do that in galaxy ...
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Icon remains in drawer after removing stock app

I removed Google Drive from system/app using Root Explorer. However, when I check the app drawer, the icon is still there. (When I removed other system apps like samsung's ChatOn, the icon disappeared)...
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Is there Any Way to Make Android Stay on the Same Page on the Application Drawer after Pressing the Home Button?

Often, I press the home button to end an unresponsive app, with intentions of starting the app back up. However, when I open back up the application drawer, it is always on the first page, and not the ...
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Change which AppDrawer is started (Google Now Launcher)

I've recently installed Beautiful Drawer because I would like to categorize my Apps in the Drawer. I'm using a Nexus 5 with Kitkat and the default Google Now launcher. My phone is not rooted. Is it ...
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Kitkat appdrawer hide apps and create folders

Back in Jellybean you where able to sort the apps in the app drawer, even make folders. In KitKat it seems that this feature is removed. Is there a rom or app that can bring this back?
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How can i hide an application?

I want to hide some applications from other people who have access to my phone but be able to get to the application whenever I want. I don't want locking. I need it to be not seen on applications ...
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Remove folder from App Drawer in TouchWiz (not home screen / app launcher)

TouchWiz (TouchWiz Nature UX on Samsung Galaxy S III mini) allows creating folders and reorganizing application in application list / app drawer (in "Apps") when using 'Customisable grid' view type: "...
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How to change notification pane image

I've just installed an ICS Rom (HTC Nameless) which has background images in both the notification pane and app drawer. These images don't appear to be well planned, because I can't read anything very ...
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App drawer on stock Android not alphabetized

I have a Nexus 4 with stock Android and no modifications. I installed a flashlight app and for some reason it is first in my app drawer despite it starting with a "f" and not an "a". As a developer I ...
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How do I make the apps/widgets view the default view?

I just got my first Android device (a tablet). I noticed there's two views. One with a wallpaper and some apps, and another view similar to Launchpad on the Mac (shown below): I want to get rid of ...
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Hide application from app grid?

I want my app grid to be minimized to the app I want only. Some apps are built-in by my phone provider and cannot be uninstalled from the phone via System - Application menu. I saw the old phone ...
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Is there a way to find all apps in Nova Launcher which are NOT in folders (similar to Folder Organizer)?

I am contemplating getting a Nova Prime launcher, as opposed to my current combination of Nova free and Folder Organizer. The main feature of Folder Organizer that I see as a must-have and not sure ...
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Moving apps to folders within the app drawer using the stock launcher of Samsung Galaxy S4

So on my Galaxy S4 I can open the Apps Overflow Menu (4x4 square-ish dots) and press the menu button (left of the Home) and choose edit. From there I can long press icons and put them into a folder on ...
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Missing application shortcuts

We got a generic Jellybean tablet, and some of the preinstalled apps (Chrome, Maps and others) do not appear in the app drawer for some reason. They do appear in the Google Play list of installed ...
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on grid view, when updating an app, this one is taken at the end of the grid

In the app drawer, when an application is updated, its icon goes to the last page, in the last free place... Is that normal? Is there a way to make the application stay where I put it? I mean, I sort ...
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How can I hide an application from the app drawer?

I've got Micromax Canvas 2 and have installed one application which is having some confidential data. Now I want to hide that application from menu. Is there any way / application for that?
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Why are some apps hidden and how to unhide them

For example, on my Galaxy Tab 7.7 Plus (SC-01E) running Android ICS, the Phone app APK is installed but does not show up in my app drawer. It will actually show up if it is called by a widget, but ...
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How to remove unneeded icons from the menu?

I have a Samsung i9220 with Android 4.1.1. How can I remove the unneeded icons from the android phones menu?
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How do I arrange the icons manually in the app menu?

I am using Micromax Canvas 2 A110 with Android ICS 4.0.4. I installed few apps which are sorted randomly (or maybe alphabetically). I want to arrange the icons on the app menu manually. i.e. set ...
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Drawer - arrangement of icons

Why does the arrangement of app icons change (to alphabetical order), and why do folders get deleted, on every update of the Android version? Follow up Qs: 1. How can I prevent this from happening? ...
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Changing app drawer wallpaper in Jelly Bean?

I have Galaxy Nexus running Jelly Bean. Is it possible to change the background color or set a wallpaper for the apps drawer? Right now there is just a solid black background color. It's really bleak.
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How can I arrange the applications on each page of my app drawer?

I have recently bought a Samsung ACE S5830 smartphone and downloaded several applications like astrology, live wallpapers, games, and some daily usage applications. When I open my application drawer, ...
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Lost access to drawer icon for center button on CyanogenMod 7

I am running CyanogenMod 7 on my HTC Thunderbolt and somehow I inadvertently removed the function for the center button on my home screen between the phone and web browser icons. This middle button ...
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Alphabetize Apps Screen (not Home, maybe App Drawer?)

I have an Archos 32 with the 2.2.1 (or Archos 2.1.18) version of Android installed. When I press the onscreen button to show all installed apps, I noticed that some downloaded apps are out of ...
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How can I group apps together in the menu view?

The menu view of the phone lists all of the apps I've installed. All of them. The phone came pre-installed with 2.5 pages of apps, and I'm up to 5. I've had the phone for 3 weeks... Is there any ...
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