1. Android Central Question's Avatar
    When I first got my phone, it had an option in settings to have a favourite app that opens when I swipe to the right from my home screen.

    The phone updated the other day, and this morning, I noticed that swiping right now opened some weird Google news feed thing. I managed to find the setting to turn that off, but it won't let me add my old favourite app back in instead.

    How can I set a custom app there again?
    10-18-2018 09:45 AM
  2. belodion's Avatar
    What phone?
    10-18-2018 11:19 AM
  3. EstragonHelmer's Avatar
    (I was the original poster) - it's a Vodafone Smart N9
    10-18-2018 12:46 PM
  4. Rukbat's Avatar
    You probably can't with the stock launcher, but if you install something like Nova Launcher, you can set a "swipe left to right" gesture to open almost anything.
    10-19-2018 11:58 AM
  5. EstragonHelmer's Avatar
    Ah, I wonder if it came with some launcher preinstalled by Vodafone.
    10-19-2018 12:21 PM
  6. EstragonHelmer's Avatar
    Doesn't seem to be a special launcher installed, but found where I originally set the app. This is in the Vodafone 'tips' app which came preinstalled. The setting doesn't seem to work any more.

    Can I ask - was the google news feed thing always there when you swipe right on the home screen, or is that a new thing? I'm just wondering if it's new, and it clashed with the Vodafone settings and broke them.

    Google app left of home screen - how do I replace it?-screenshot.jpg
    10-19-2018 12:52 PM

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