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    Default Can't remove apps at bottom of screen

    Hi I did an update to my Galaxy TAB 2 10.1 to OS 4.2.2
    Now I can't remove the apps from the base of the screen. They seem to be fixed. All other apps I can remove and add as before. The apps that I cannot remove from the base of the screen are Contacts, S.Planner, Internet, YouTube, Maps, Settings and Apps. I only use the last two apps so having the rest there is really annoying.

    Can anyone suggest a way to remove them?
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    Welcome to Android Central! Try wiping the system cache partition. Sometimes, after a big system update, odd bits of leftover system data can muck things up a bit. You won't lose any personal data or settings.

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    From what I remember of my brief fling with 4.2.2, you can drag useful apps to "fixed" bottom row. I thought that was one of the good things of the update. I kept ESfile explorer, Settings, dropbox and Splanner there. Apps launcher is fixed to the right bottom.
    GT-5100 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
    I-9500 4.3 Jelly Bean
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bosbouer View Post
    From what I remember of my brief fling with 4.2.2, you can drag useful apps to "fixed" bottom row. I thought that was one of the good things of the update. I kept ESfile explorer, Settings, dropbox and Splanner there. Apps launcher is fixed to the right bottom.
    Yes, but I believe the OP's problem is that the apps in that Favorites Tray can't be removed.
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    Okay but I recall having dropbox and ESFlile explorer staying put when I moved to a different screen
    Last edited by Bosbouer; 01-27-2014 at 02:44 AM. Reason: spelling
    GT-5100 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
    I-9500 4.3 Jelly Bean
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bosbouer View Post
    Okay but I recall having dropbox and ESFlile explorer staying put when I moved to a different screen
    Not sure if we're talking about the same issue. The Favorites Tray, which is that lower row, is intended to remain the same as you swipe from homescreen to homescreen, which makes it easier to access the frequently used apps that you place in that tray. You should still be able to remove any of those app shortcuts in the Favorites Tray and replace them with any other shortcut of your choice. The OP is saying that he (or she, sorry, can't tell from the username) can no longer remove any of the shortcuts from the Favorites Tray.
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    Yeswe are on the "same" page.
    GT-5100 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
    I-9500 4.3 Jelly Bean
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    So, IS there a way to change the apps in this "favourites folder"? Or are we stuck with what Samsung decides we should have.
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    Download nova launcher you place any apps you want in quick launch area, you can have it stay or scroll.
    Love nova launcher.

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    Ditto to the Nova Launcher praise... Great app...

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