1. frederickdawg's Avatar
    I have three pages for my home screen. All three are 50% populated with app icons. Whenever I install a new app via the Google play store it creates a fourth new home screen and puts the newly installed app icon in there.

    Not a major issue, but curious for perhaps a solution. Cheers.
    01-16-2019 03:36 AM
  2. thecomicbookandme's Avatar
    Make sure you don't select "Add apps to home screen." in home screen settings. Newly installed app icon home screen-20190116_045148.jpeg
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    01-16-2019 06:55 AM
  3. pizza_pablo's Avatar
    Take control of your device, man! 😉
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    01-16-2019 09:16 AM
  4. frederickdawg's Avatar
    Make sure you don't select "Add apps to home screen." in home screen settings. Click image for larger version. 

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    But doesn't that option just stop it putting icons on the homescreen period? I'd like icons on my homescreen to be added when installing apps, but issue was it create a new home page and puts the icon there instead of using the existing space.
    01-16-2019 12:06 PM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    This has been a longstanding issue -- the system is looking for an empty spot at the lower right of the screen, and if there isn't space there, it creates a new homescreen, even if you have plenty of space higher up. Kinda silly, I know. Send feedback to Samsung about it.
    01-16-2019 12:20 PM
  6. frederickdawg's Avatar
    This has been a longstanding issue -- the system is looking for an empty spot at the lower right of the screen, and if there isn't space there, it creates a new homescreen, even if you have plenty of space higher up. Kinda silly, I know. Send feedback to Samsung about it.
    Thanks .
    B. Diddy likes this.
    01-16-2019 03:54 PM

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