1. ericsalach's Avatar
    This problem started today after the first of two updates from Verizon. AS you can see the screen icons are overlaying on top of each other, and makes it hard to read. Also as you scroll through the different main pages, the previous page icons are still in the background.

    Screen Icons layering over other screens-screenshot_2015-02-20-11-58-56.jpg

    Also, at the top of the screen there appears to Ghost Image of the Signal strength and the Time and is not lined up. Any ideas on how to cure this would be a HUGE help.

    Another problem that is quite irritating is the Contacts icon at the bottom of the screen does not work, and is why I have the other icon in the top 1/3 of the screen. NONE OF THE ICONS AT THE BOTTOM ARE RESPONDING.

    02-20-2015 01:48 PM
  2. Travo79's Avatar
    Have you tried restarting your phone since the update finished?

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    02-20-2015 01:52 PM
  3. Javier P's Avatar
    It could be the wallpaper. Maybe you're using a picture from the gallery with some icons on it, maybe an old screenshot. Try changing it.
    02-20-2015 01:57 PM
  4. ericsalach's Avatar
    Yes, I have Restarted it, and did the hard reboot by removing the battery and no change either way.
    02-20-2015 02:46 PM
  5. Travo79's Avatar
    You've done both updates and are on 5.0 now, correct? Which launcher are you using? Looks like the default Touchwiz Home. It could be as simple as clearing the cache for your launcher. If just clearing the catch doesn't work try clearing data as well.

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    02-20-2015 03:53 PM
  6. ericsalach's Avatar
    Yes, I did both of the updates and now am on Androvid v. 5.0.

    I have no idea what a launcher is. I cleared the cache memory earlier.
    02-20-2015 04:31 PM
  7. Travo79's Avatar
    Go to Settings - Applications - Application Manager - scroll your screen to the right so that "All" is at the top of the screen. Scroll down to "Touchwiz Home" and tap it. When the app info screen opens for it, scroll down until you see "clear cache" tap that and see if it helps.
    If that doesn't do it, repeat the above steps but instead of taping "clear cache" tap the "clear data" button.
    Hope that helps.

    Oh, and a Launcher is basically the application that produces your home screens. Its the screen(s) you first see when unlocking your phone, the one you posted in your screenshot. On Samsung phones its called Touchwiz, HTC has Sense, Motorola's used to be called Blur. Also there are several launchers you can download from the play store that will dramatically improve your phone. Nova Launcher is a favorite of most folks around here.

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    02-20-2015 05:22 PM
  8. ericsalach's Avatar
    I did both the Clear Cache, and Clear Data, and restarted, no I have a bunch of home pages that I started moving things around, and they are still jumbled on top of each other. So bizarre that the apps buttons at the bottom of the home page will not respond to finger touch, or allow you to move them. Quite frustrating.

    What is the next step call Verizon and sit on the phone with them for hours to get no results.


    02-20-2015 06:28 PM
  9. Travo79's Avatar
    I'm at a complete loss for anything else to tell you. Well, that's not true. I can tell you to go download Nova Launcher. One it finishes installing, hit your home button and it should ask you which app to use. Choose Nova from the list and hit "Always".
    As far as setting up your screens, its just like what you did before, drag and drop icons and widgets where you want them.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    02-21-2015 05:51 AM
  10. C Heisenberg's Avatar
    I had same problem, I was using a screenshot of homepage as wallpaper for homepage and lockscreen...use a different photo for both.
    08-20-2016 07:12 AM

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