1. Dennis LOH's Avatar
    Hi guys, I can't seem to sort my apps that I have downloaded to "Alphabetical order" in my S6. I just cannot find this feature. Now it has just the "Edit" function on the top right hand corner. On S5 & Note Edge It has a 3 dot icon on the top right hand corner & if you press that it will show all the functions like "Sort by." Thank you & looking forward to all your replies.
    Cheers mate.
    04-22-2015 07:33 AM
  2. dpham00's Avatar
    Did you tap on the "A-Z" near the top right? That should reorganize the apps in alphabets order

    Sent from my Pearly White Verizon Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
    04-22-2015 09:15 AM
  3. Cobravision's Avatar
    A-Z is only in the US carrier versions and is not available in the international version. My guess is that the US is primarily English speaking whereas the multiple languages that use the international version may not understand what A-Z means.
    04-22-2015 09:28 AM
  4. Dennis LOH's Avatar
    No wonder mine is an international version. IMHO the S6 is one step forward & five steps backward. Cheers mate!
    04-23-2015 06:17 AM
  5. anonyy's Avatar
    Mine is in UK English, i changed to American English it still does not show any a-z option. Bad move android
    05-04-2015 04:24 PM
  6. the tall guy's Avatar
    Yeah same issue here (UK) if you install a different launcher it gives you the option to change them, or do what I did and manually move them into alphabetical order. Frustrating but didn't take long.
    05-05-2015 04:43 AM
  7. jcp007's Avatar
    I like being able to order my apps on the homescreens manually since I organize them in alphabetical order by those most frequently used and then apps like Games, Clock and Pictures.
    05-05-2015 05:27 AM
  8. robsawalker's Avatar
    So... any solution yet?! Anybody?

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    05-12-2015 11:41 AM
  9. cwise222's Avatar
    Unfortunately the only solution for non US S6's is to download a third party application that would allow you to re order the applications (if that even exists) or a different launcher.
    05-12-2015 12:51 PM
  10. llharding's Avatar
    Hi guys, I can't seem to sort my apps that I have downloaded to "Alphabetical order" in my S6. I just cannot find this feature. Now it has just the "Edit" function on the top right hand corner. On S5 & Note Edge It has a 3 dot icon on the top right hand corner & if you press that it will show all the functions like "Sort by." Thank you & looking forward to all your replies.
    Cheers mate.
    07-06-2015 08:54 PM
  11. llharding's Avatar
    Just found this one myself thanks to your hint about the dots! Tap the 3 dots in the upper right. Tap "view as" in the drop down. Viola la! Tap alpha.
    07-06-2015 08:58 PM
  12. Blazer's Avatar
    Very interesting... I wonder how many people "do not" use the app drawer at all. I do not. All of the apps I use are in folders on my home screen. With a 5X5 grid selected, you can have 25 folders on one home screen with hundreds of apps inside!
    07-06-2015 09:46 PM
  13. anonyy's Avatar
    Still does not work for UK phones what apps, not launchers will allow this?
    07-06-2015 09:48 PM
  14. Craig Cockburn's Avatar
    "International version may not understand what A-Z means"
    It's pretty simple, you sort the apps according to their names. Sorting for other character sets was a problem that was addressed in the 1980s I believe. No excuse for it not to be there now.
    Why is there no A-Z sort in the UK?
    07-09-2015 08:21 AM
  15. the tall guy's Avatar
    "International version may not understand what A-Z means"
    It's pretty simple, you sort the apps according to their names. Sorting for other character sets was a problem that was addressed in the 1980s I believe. No excuse for it not to be there now.
    Why is there no A-Z sort in the UK?
    I have no idea why it would have been left out. It's such a small thing, but a daft thing to leave out. At least when we receive the 5.1.1 update it will bring back this feature.
    07-09-2015 09:36 AM
  16. 007Grandroid007's Avatar
    I have no idea why it would have been left out. It's such a small thing, but a daft thing to leave out. At least when we receive the 5.1.1 update it will bring back this feature.
    I just found it on Samsung note 3 purchased sum free phone but using proximus (belgium). Click into your apps drawer then click on tray button.... now select view as..... then select alphabetical order.

    I hope this helps someone else.
    07-26-2015 03:03 AM
  17. anonyy's Avatar
    I just found it on Samsung note 3 purchased sum free phone but using proximus (belgium). Click into your apps drawer then click on tray button.... now select view as..... then select alphabetical order.

    I hope this helps someone else.
    This does not help there is ONLY an edit option on the top right hand side of the screen. I think they left out the link for this, when there was a problem showing the data icon in the drop down quick panel 2 months ago.

    Hopefully the new update will bring this back.
    07-26-2015 04:06 AM
  18. nikzig1773's Avatar
    Thank you for the reminder! I did this about a year ago when I had to replace my S5 and now once again (after dropping it a few inches off the ground) I had to replace it again! I'm all set-up thanks to you!
    08-04-2015 09:39 AM

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