1. WTCJr13's Avatar
    The tap and hold function no longer works on my Ss g4. Once my finger touches the icon on any home screen, the app opens immediately. This stops me from moving any icons on any screen.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    09-05-2014 10:11 AM
  2. Javier P's Avatar
    Are you using TW or a third party launcher? Looks like the lock desktop option is on.
    09-05-2014 10:21 AM
  3. WTCJr13's Avatar
    Thank you for your quick reply. I am not sure. I don't understand TouchWiz that well or launchers. Although I do play around with my settings I may have changed something unknowingly.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    09-05-2014 10:51 AM
  4. Javier P's Avatar
    I'm almost sure that there's no such option in TW. So if you're not using another launcher another possibility could be this. Go to settings, accessibility, touch & hold delay and make sure it's short. Having it long can cause your problem.
    09-05-2014 11:20 AM
  5. WTCJr13's Avatar
    I checked and I am running TW.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    09-05-2014 11:20 AM
  6. WTCJr13's Avatar
    Yes, it is on the shortest, 0.5 seconds.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    09-05-2014 11:24 AM
  7. Javier P's Avatar
    I don't know of any other settings that could do that, just other apps locking the icons.

    I assume that you just tried the normal things like soft reboot and battery. Some people recommend wiping the cache partition. Nothing is going to be lost, but I've no idea if that could solve the problem.
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    09-05-2014 11:40 AM
  8. WTCJr13's Avatar
    You hit the nail on the head! Yes, I had soft started the phone several times, but until you mentioned it, I had not cleaned out my cache in quite a while. I went in and took care of that and now icons move as they ought to. Thank you for such a quick reply and sticking with me through this.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    09-05-2014 11:54 AM
  9. Javier P's Avatar
    Glad it helped. ☺
    09-05-2014 12:04 PM

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