1. jimmyrobin's Avatar
    Hi all, I have a question,
    When arranging my apps on the home screen of my GS4, when i long press to move them around and customise it, the home screen beneath switches to a different one!!! I cannot for the life of me fathom why, i just want to move the app to a different part of the home screen, not to another one all together!! It didn't do this when first purchased it, my mates doesn't do it and I've gone through the settings till i'm blue in the face...and ideas please?

    thanks in advance.
    08-19-2013 03:35 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    When you longpress and start to move the shortcut, is your finger near the edge of the screen, or in the middle? If it's near the right or left edge, it's more likely to trigger the homescreen to move to the next one.
    08-19-2013 04:33 PM
  3. jimmyrobin's Avatar
    No my friend, I see where you're coming from but this can happen anywhere on the screen.
    08-20-2013 02:03 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Try going to Settings/Apps/All, and look for an app called Launcher or Homescreen or similar (it can be a little different for each kind of device). Select it, and try Clearing Cache first. If that doesn't work, you could also try Clearing Data, although be aware that this will reset your homescreens and make them blank.
    08-20-2013 02:34 PM
  5. Aesthete18's Avatar
    Are you long pressing from the app page? hold an app on the app page brings it to the home screen. If that's not the case, then just drag the app to the side of the screen and bring it back to the page you intially wanted to place it.
    08-20-2013 02:47 PM
  6. arav24's Avatar
    Are u moving the device in the process ? If yes then try to keep it still

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    08-20-2013 03:08 PM
  7. jimmyrobin's Avatar
    No, I'm not pressing from the app page. Dragging the app back to the original h/screen is what I've been doing for a while now, but it's bugging me why i need to do this. Once pressed, it will either choose a random h/screen or create a new one and sit it in there!
    08-20-2013 04:18 PM
  8. jimmyrobin's Avatar
    arav24, It even happens when resting on a table

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    Thanks B. Diddy, I'll give it a shot.
    08-20-2013 04:19 PM
  9. Aesthete18's Avatar
    No, I'm not pressing from the app page. Dragging the app back to the original h/screen is what I've been doing for a while now, but it's bugging me why i need to do this. Once pressed, it will either choose a random h/screen or create a new one and sit it in there!
    That's odd. I get it, these little things annoy me too and there's so much of these little annoyance with the S4. Good luck man, hope you get it resolved.
    08-20-2013 05:49 PM

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