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    Default Accidentally deleted "APPS DRAWER" from the desktop.. Can't find it anywhere!

    Dear S3/Android users,

    I'm a new convert from iPhone --> Android (Samsung Galaxy S3). As I was trying to figure out how things worked, I accidentally deleted the apps drawer icon on the main screen! I tried to find it again in settings and elsewhere but I just can't seem to locate where I can drag the Apps Drawer Icon back to my home page.

    Please help!


    Thank you!

    - Newbie
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    Default Re: Accidentally deleted "APPS DRAWER" from the desktop.. Can't find it anywhere!

    What launcher are you using? You cannot delete the app drawer icon from the dock with the stock touchwiz launcher. For Apex you need to long press the homescreen and select apex action, after that you can select the app drawer icon, nova is the same process.
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    Quote Originally Posted by junglejunkie View Post
    What launcher are you using? You cannot delete the app drawer icon from the dock with the stock touchwiz launcher. For Apex you need to long press the homescreen and select apex action, after that you can select the app drawer icon, nova is the same process.
    The same is true for Nova Launcher (except select Nova Action, of course).
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    Default Re: Accidentally deleted "APPS DRAWER" from the desktop.. Can't find it anywhere!

    Thank you so much! I'm using Nova... how do I long press the homescreen for the Nova Action?? When I longpress the home button, only my active apps pop up.

    Sorry I'm just really confused!
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    Default Re: Accidentally deleted "APPS DRAWER" from the desktop.. Can't find it anywhere!

    No, do not long-press the Home button; just long-press somewhere on one of your home screens.

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    Default Re: Accidentally deleted "APPS DRAWER" from the desktop.. Can't find it anywhere!

    On a blank portion of your homescreen, where there is no app icon or widget.
    PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. We can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they began.

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    Default Re: Accidentally deleted "APPS DRAWER" from the desktop.. Can't find it anywhere!

    Quote Originally Posted by gsder View Post
    no, do not long-press the home button; just long-press somewhere on one of your home screens.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed sinclair zx-80 running cm -0.001 using tapatalk 2
    thank you so much!
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    Default Re: Accidentally deleted "APPS DRAWER" from the desktop.. Can't find it anywhere!

    For those who are confused about the long touch home screen thing, another way is to go to Settings, go to Application Manager, find your launcher and force stop it. When you return to your home screen all peace has been restored right where you left it! Why do they let deleting the app drawer even be an option? Lol cuz for someone who doesn't know any better, that's a scary sight to see!
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    Default Re: Accidentally deleted "APPS DRAWER" from the desktop.. Can't find it anywhere!

    I did the same thing - jumped from iPhone and this one is scary! Apple I know - which is why I now have a Galaxy.....
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    Default Re: Accidentally deleted "APPS DRAWER" from the desktop.. Can't find it anywhere!

    Hi I have a Samsung galaxy s3 and by mistake some how my apps have been deleted the navigation and places aap can u tell me how to get it back please thank you.
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    Default Re: Accidentally deleted "APPS DRAWER" from the desktop.. Can't find it anywhere!

    Quote Originally Posted by Aisha wadi View Post
    Hi I have a Samsung galaxy s3 and by mistake some how my apps have been deleted the navigation and places aap can u tell me how to get it back please thank you.
    That happened with the new "maps" update, nothings been deleted, they're just gone. You'll have to roll back the update to get those shortcuts back.
    But everything still works the same.
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    Default Re: Accidentally deleted "APPS DRAWER" from the desktop.. Can't find it anywhere!

    What about epic launcher ? Anyone know?
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    Default Re: Accidentally deleted "APPS DRAWER" from the desktop.. Can't find it anywhere!

    What do you want to know about Epic launcher? What are you trying to accomplish?
    PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. We can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they began.

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