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    Default Folders: How to create on Home Screens

    This got buried up in the Hacks thread....

    just as a reminder for newbies and old farts like myself..... I had to use Google Advanced Search to find this again.


    Thanks to the following for making this thread:

    Originally Posted by count123
    Is it possible to make folders in the app drawer on the s5? How?



    Originally Posted by boogas8

    Yes it is possible. Open the app drawer and on the top right is the menu button.
    The second choice is create folder.
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    Default Re: Folders: How to create on Home Screens

    Good tip, thanks!
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    Default Re: Folders: How to create on Home Screens

    The way I have done is that I make it in the App drawer and then I drag it to the home screen .....
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    Default Re: Folders: How to create on Home Screens

    Quote Originally Posted by fantom305 View Post
    The way I have done is that I make it in the App drawer and then I drag it to the home screen .....
    Same thing, just said differently.

    The new folder exists firstly on the App Drawer page, and then you can drag it to a home screen.

    What I have not found yet is How to Remove an unneeded Folder off the App Drawer....

    I have one labeled "Test" and would like to expunge the darn thing.
    Don't see a way to rename it either.
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    Default Re: Folders: How to create on Home Screens

    When you are in your apps/folder screen hit the Menu, click Edit. Now long press on the folder until it snaps off the page, then drag it to the trash.
    AZgl1500 likes this.
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    Default Re: Folders: How to create on Home Screens

    You can also hold down on an existing icon on the homepage. In the upper right you will see "create folder".

    Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk
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    Default Re: Folders: How to create on Home Screens

    Quote Originally Posted by Rav3nCroft View Post
    You can also hold down on an existing icon on the homepage. In the upper right you will see "create folder".

    Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk
    That will NOT remove it from the Apps screen though. It stays there like glue.

    The previous post was correct, and it works perfectly by using EDIT and dragging that rogue folder to the trash dump.
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    Default Re: Folders: How to create on Home Screens

    You are welcome.
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    Default Re: Folders: How to create on Home Screens

    Quote Originally Posted by AZgl1500 View Post
    That will NOT remove it from the Apps screen though. It stays there like glue.

    The previous post was correct, and it works perfectly by using EDIT and dragging that rogue folder to the trash dump.
    I don't disagree if you created the folder in the app drawer. I was simply stating another way you can create a folder outside of the app drawer.
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    Default Has anybody spent hours putting all their apps into folders only to wake up and find them gone?

    I have no idea where to look for the folders
    Anybody ever encounter This? I am a newbie to the Android world but this is crazy I literally spent at least an hour and a half. I have a ton of apps

    Please help
    Michelle Rose

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