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    I used the Hide feature on the all apps screens. Now I cannot find a way to un-hide them. To hide an app I tapped the app screen button and I get to see my pages of apps. I hit menu button and select hide applications. You can then choose which app icons to hide. I unfortunately want to find a couple of app icons I hid and cannot figure out how to. If you are confused I will try and take a few screen shots tomorrow and post them here.

    Thanks to all ahead of time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rxgadget View Post
    I used the Hide feature on the all apps screens. Now I cannot find a way to un-hide them. To hide an app I tapped the app screen button and I get to see my pages of apps. I hit menu button and select hide applications. You can then choose which app icons to hide. I unfortunately want to find a couple of app icons I hid and cannot figure out how to. If you are confused I will try and take a few screen shots tomorrow and post them here.

    Thanks to all ahead of time.

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    Open app drawer, hit menu then scroll down past hide applications and you will find show hidden applications.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rswain64 View Post
    Open app drawer, hit menu then scroll down past hide applications and you will find show hidden applications.
    Okay never knew this. Officially embarrassed and may turn in my Nerd card.

    Sent from my VZW Samsung Galaxy S3
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    Quote Originally Posted by rxgadget View Post
    Okay never knew this. Officially embarrassed and may turn in my Nerd card.

    Sent from my VZW Samsung Galaxy S3
    No need to turn in the nerd card. We all learn something new everyday!
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    Thx alot rswain!!!!!!!!
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    Ok, I've got you beat for stupid questions. I don't see an "apps drawer". When I pull up applications, there are no icons listed for two that I just downloaded. If they are not showing up in the apps list, how do I access them?
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    This grid of 4x4 dots takes you to the Apps Drawer.
    If you're not seeing two apps that you just installed, perhaps they're not apps, but widgets? Once the Apps Drawer is open, select the Widgets tab up at the top.
    If not, what were the names of the two apps that you just installed? (This ShareMyAppsDonate: http://market.android.com/details?id...reMyAppsDonate is a great little app for generating a list of all of your apps, along with their Google Play Store links.)

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk 4
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    Quote Originally Posted by rxgadget View Post
    I used the Hide feature on the all apps screens. Now I cannot find a way to un-hide them. To hide an app I tapped the app screen button and I get to see my pages of apps. I hit menu button and select hide applications. You can then choose which app icons to hide. I unfortunately want to find a couple of app icons I hid and cannot figure out how to. If you are confused I will try and take a few screen shots tomorrow and post them here.

    Thanks to all ahead of time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rxgadget View Post
    Okay never knew this. Officially embarrassed and may turn in my Nerd card.

    Sent from my VZW Samsung Galaxy S3
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    Quote Originally Posted by GSDer View Post
    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/13/8e2aga7e.jpgThis grid of 4x4 dots takes you to the Apps Drawer.
    If you're not seeing two apps that you just installed, perhaps they're not apps, but widgets? Once the Apps Drawer is open, select the Widgets tab up at the top.
    If not, what were the names of the two apps that you just installed? (This ShareMyAppsDonate: http://market.android.com/details?id...reMyAppsDonate is a great little app for generating a list of all of your apps, along with their Google Play Store links.)

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk 4
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    My icon for the apps drawer has disappeared from my nexus 7. I can't access any apps that are not on my home page? How can I get my apps drawer icon back?
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    Welcome to the forums!
    Quote Originally Posted by mstina60 View Post
    My icon for the apps drawer has disappeared from my nexus 7.
    A good start would have been to post in the Nexus 7 forum, since that platform is rather different from the S3.

    But since you're here - it's pretty difficult to delete the Apps Drawer icon. Are you using a 3rd party launcher?
    Have you tried restarting the N7?

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    My app drawer icon was also lost. My phone has a nova launcher and I think my 4 yr. old son had unintentionally hid all my apps there and I can't retrieve them.

    Your help will be greatly appreciated.
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    Pllease unhidden my apps
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    Quote Originally Posted by rswain64 View Post
    Open app drawer, hit menu then scroll down past hide applications and you will find show hidden applications.
    Hi! Do you know how to unhide an app on Oppo Joy 3? I accidentally hid my messaging app. Please help. Thanks!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by rxgadget View Post
    I used the Hide feature on the all apps screens. Now I cannot find a way to un-hide them. To hide an app I tapped the app screen button and I get to see my pages of apps. I hit menu button and select hide applications. You can then choose which app icons to hide. I unfortunately want to find a couple of app icons I hid and cannot figure out how to. If you are confused I will try and take a few screen shots tomorrow and post them here.

    Thanks to all ahead of time.

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    Im using samsung note 3, I cant find my Gmail app, I opened app drawer but cant find anything that says its the menu?
    So what is it in the app drawer?
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    I'm trying to uninstall an app called Game Booster, it is not hidden, it just doesn't show up in my apps.
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    it works, thanks
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    I am trying to unhide apps on a Galaxy S3 as well. I knw Kik and Instagram and other are installed but they are not listed under apps. I tried to go to the drawer but unhide is greyed out. Any other ideas? Desperate here :-)
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    Half an answer anyway.
    Ive done what everyone here has done and because im using a full theme cant find the menu in my apps drawer.
    What I can do though (and you all should be able to as well) is create my own button for any existing app hidden or not
    Hope that helps
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    A workaround I found on Bento /Android -
    Go to the Play Store and search for the app -
    you will then see a 'Open' button click it - now the app is open you can unhide it using one of the methods previously mentioned.

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