1. bjazz68's Avatar
    Hello,

    I have a Huawei Mediapad M5 10.8 inch, It is running Android 8 with the Huawei EMUI overlay Version 8 I believe.

    It is new and so I have begun to download from the app store. But the new apps are not leaving shortcuts on my homepage or screen, I have to go to the drawer to find them. Please can you advise on how to solve this issue or tell me what I might be doing incorrectly? I have tried to configure the settings in the tablet but there is no option to do anything in display settings, nor are there any settings in the app store that I could find.

    Thanks for reading,
    Bjazz :-)
    09-13-2018 06:26 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    You can always manually create homescreen shortcuts for your new apps. Google removed the option in the Play Store app to automatically create new homescreen shortcuts for newly installed apps, but on the Pixel, that setting was added to the Pixel Launcher's settings (long-press an empty part of the homescreen, then Home Settings, then Add Icon To Home Screen). See if there's something similar for EMUI's homescreen settings.
    09-13-2018 01:38 PM
  3. pontiac005's Avatar
    I have the 8.4 version. I just download and then go grab the apps and move to the home screen or any screen I want.
    09-13-2018 09:58 PM
  4. bjazz68's Avatar
    Thanks B.Diddy & pontiac005,
    I guess from your responses that this version of Android doesn't place shortcuts automatically. That's what I thought and that's ok I guess, like you say it's not hard to do it manually.
    Maybe other launchers like Nova will do it on the other hand. Thanks for answering my question in any case, much appreciated.

    cheers,
    bjazz
    pontiac005 likes this.
    09-14-2018 11:06 AM
  5. ollieg's Avatar
    Actually, what you want is an option:
    Settings>Display>Homscreen Style
    09-14-2018 09:16 PM

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