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Questions tagged [app-icons]

The icons, usually presented on the home screen(s), that represent the applications installed on the device.

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Can I anyone tell me what these circle icons are? [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me what these circle icons are
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How do I get Android 8.0 to rebuild its app icons?

It appears that with the latest update, Verizon's & Samsung's 8.0.0, that the system loads the app icons before the SD card is mounted. All the apps I have moved to the SD card us the same generic ...
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Anyone knows this icon in my android?

Hi I am wondering if anyone recognizes this icon? What app is that for? Any help would be good. Thanks so much.
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What are the tiny superscript numbers on home page buttons?

What is the number "2" in the button below that shows up on the home page? Opening up the Play Store and looking around does not show anything obvious as to what that number means. When this number ...
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Can anyone help identify this app ?

It’s a white heart with what looks like a hand underneath it on a blue background. Thanks
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What are Themed Activities in icon packs?

Lots of icon packs say they have Themed Activities. I don't get what that is supposed to refer to.
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Identify app icon that looks like a letter “b”

Anyone know what this one is? It was on a screen cap I received of a Galaxy S5.
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Trying to find out how to add the icons back on my home screen it is an Android phone

I accidentally delated the icons on my Android phone, how can I add them back.
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Reduce space between icons on home screen without changing icon size

I would like to reduce the space between the app-icons on my home screen without changing their size, so that I could fit more icons on one screen. The size of text or buttons in menus should not be ...
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What icons are these?

What icons are these? Not sure if these can be seen well enough.
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Remove badge (notification count) on home application icons

How is it possible to disable the "unread notifications count" on app icons, like the Facebook icon here? I have an Android 5.0.2 (not rooted) on a Samsung A3 2015. PS: I have already done this: ...
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Restore Firefox icon removed by mistake from the screen

I don't know how I did removed the firefox app icon from the main scren How can I restore it? My phone is using Android 5.1 and it is a TPLink Neffos C5 Edit: The icon is not present in the app ...
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Android is replacing some of my app icons with alternative ones. How do I stop this

Homtom HT30 The picture shows the icon for Google Maps. The programs seem to launch fine but the icons are changed.
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What does this icon indicate?

What does this icon indicate it is coming in my statusbar recently and its worrying me..
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How to avoid icon-within-icon when using “Add to Home screen”

With some apps like Chrome and the Google app it's possible to add shortcuts to content by using "Add to home screen". Unfortunately the icons created for these shortcuts have a small app icon placed ...
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What do the lines behind icons mean? How to remove?

On a LG G5, I see that the icons of apps are often shown with some added lined symbols behind it, which are not part of the icons design itself. There are squares, triangles, variants of mirrored ...
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Which App icon is this?

what does this icon mean? Which app is it related to?
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How can I get rid of this anonymous app?

I have just found an app in my apps menu (pictured below), but it doesn't have a name or proper icon. I have looked in the app info menu in settings, but I can't see anything. My phone is a Sony ...
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What is this square chat bubble / balloon icon on the top left of a screen. It has a call out arrow on bottom left

There is a square chat balloon icon or chat bubble appearing on the notification panel on the top left of screen. What does that indicate ? It has a call out arrow on the bottom left.
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System default camera app not showing up

I am not able to find the system default camera app icon in menu on my GiONEE P5L handset (Android version 5.1). But the app is still on the phone and it's working as well. Able to take photos and ...
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How to create a link on website by long-pressing in Internet browser?

I want to create a desktop icon to a link on a website by long pressing it. However, long-pressing the link does not have the function "Add to Home Screen" (in Chrome) and Page > Add to Home Screen (...
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How to change the name of Firefox desktop shortcut icon to website?

I long press the icon but only delete action exists there of the icon. I press it but it goes to Firefox. I create another one but it does not allow me to rename the icon. OS: Oreo 8.0 Phone: ...
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What app goes with this LG lock screen notification shaped like a convo bubble?

Does anyone know what app the goes with the deformed text bubble in the pic (the one on the right, under the date)? The phone is an LG G6, from lock screen notifications. Thanks!
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How can I get rid of the small number near the YouTube desktop icon

What does the small white number on orange background in the upper right corner of the YouTube desktop icon mean? And how can I remove it?
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how to configure number of app-icons panels?

I just got a new Moto Z2 Play with Android 7.1.1 There's only two app-icons panels ( the panels that appear when you swipe the home screen left or right to view additional icons ). On my Moto Z Play ...
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How to change icon shape in Android Oreo 8.0

Recently updated my Google Pixel to Android Oreo 8.0. I can't find the "change icon shape" option. Where can I find it?
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six-dot icon on home screen shows app icons, not app names

Something on my phone changed. I don't know what or how, but now when I press the 6-dot icon in the middle of the bottom row of my home screen, I get pages of app icons without any names. How can I ...
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Switching app icon background from white back to transparent

I'm using a Xiaomi phone running Android 6.0.1 MMB29M with MIUI global version 8.5.3.0 (MALMIED). A while ago I foolishly tried out some of the themes available by default, then hoped to switch back. ...
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From which applications do these “S” symbol and balloon like notifications respectively belong to?

Please help me with the (S) looking icon and the hot air balloon icon. What apps are they. Thanks
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Can anyone identify this app notification

I have been searching a lot, and, I am unable to identify this app on the notification bar as showed in the image. The icon with a blue circle and a rabbit on it. If anyone can recognize it, that will ...
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How can I access my files on Galaxy J1 Ace? (restore “My Files” icon)

At the moment, I can only access the files stored on my phone from the PC. I can access some music through players and pictures through gallery, but any other files that are there are hidden. Reading ...
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Unable to combine desktop icons into a folder on Android 7.0 Asus Zenpad 3s 10

I have previously put an app icon over another (on this Asus Zenpad 3S 10) and a folder was created with both of them inside. Then I was able to put other icons over that folder and they also went ...
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Howto Find in which Folder /app group is an app icon?

I honestly feel stupid asking this question, but here it goes: I cannot find a way to locate in which folder/app_group I misplaced an app icon. If I use the search in the app drawer (go-Launcher Z ...
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Phone crash caused my app icons to dissapear?

My phone crashed a few minutes ago and when I turned it back on, the majority of my app icons were gone. I could open then from the app store and it said they are installed but the icons are just gone?...
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How to extract icons/iconography from APKs

I just want to know if it's possible to break open an APK (say from Facebook, Twitter, Periscope, Instagram, YouTube) to get their unique iconography sets (for personal UX concept works and uses only, ...
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What are these small icons next to app?

I've seen this home screen on internet and I wanted to know what are the small bars and triangles next to the app's icons ?
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Help in identifying Android app notification icon

Please help me identify these app icons from the screenshot. The one that looks like a person (two similar one's) The one that looks like a meteor / flame(middle one).
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Can I change the app icons?

Is there any way I can change the icons (displayed on the home screen) for apps on my Android device? (Apps includes both system apps and apps downloaded from play store)
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Remove App icon background

I have a Xiaomi mi5 (MIUI 8) and I would like to remove the white background of these icon but I don't know if It is possibile
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What is this icon

Can you tell me what the icon is that looks like an "F" on the right.
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Missing icons after memory move

I formated my SD card as internal use, then moved various programs from internal to the SD card. All went well except the icons for the moved programs are gone from the phone screens. How do I get ...
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Turn off blue “1” symbol next to texts on Samsung Galaxy S7

I just recently got a Samsung Galaxy S7. As shown in the pictures, there is a blue 1 symbol next to all of my texts. I only found one forum online that said this was due to the "dual sim". However ...
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How to duplicate icons

I am using Android 6.0.1 on a Samsung J7. I have an icon in my home screen that is a shortcut to an app in Parallel Space-Multi Accounts. I want to duplicate it. (I have created it from within ...
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Google Maps Navigation Icons

I'm trying to get hold of the icons used in the step-by-step view of Google Maps I've extracted the APK from my device and scoured through the drawables folders etc but cannot find them anywhere. ...
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Changing device configuration to display non-circular launcher icons

According to this article, an Android device's "system framework decides whether or not to return either the regular icon or the round icon to the launcher." "When a launcher requests an app icon, ...
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Why do My shortcut icons change to a robot?

I have a rooted Vodafone VF685, running Kitkat 4.4.2 with ADW Launcher. I'm having trouble with my shortcut icons. They keep changing at random to the green Android robot. The apps still launch when I ...
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Place icons anywhere on Droid Maxx

I have a Droid Maxx. Unlike any other Android device I've had, I cannot place app icons anywhere on the screen. They fill in towards the bottom of the screen, just like iOS. Is there an option to ...
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Removing an icon on statusbar

How can I get rid of the sun icon on the top left of the statusbar??? I've checked my wether apps, and it doesn't belong to them.
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Some icons missing all-together

Below I discuss SuperSu as an example but I suspect there are more apps affected as well. I go to open SuperSu and discover that its nowhere to be found. I tried GoogleNow launcher I tried Nova ...
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Play Store icons and downloaded app icons, same or different

I have a quick question regarding app icons. My question is are the icons that are displayed in the play store (the icons you see or click to go to the description of the app before you download) ...