1. rydeordie2302's Avatar
    After updating my S4 to 4.3 the option for hidden applications is missing. I used it put apps away that I wasn't using. But now all that's there is a disabled apps option but when I tap that the phone freezes and says touch wiz home stopped working. Anyone know a fix or experience the same thing? Thank you
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    11-19-2013 03:03 PM
  2. rasqual's Avatar
    This is being reported now, yeah. AT&T pulled the update. Buggy.
    11-19-2013 07:33 PM
  3. rydeordie2302's Avatar
    So do u think there will be an update to the update lol

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    11-19-2013 07:34 PM
  4. Sweet Pikake's Avatar
    After updating my S4 to 4.3 the option for hidden applications is missing. I used it put apps away that I wasn't using. But now all that's there is a disabled apps option but when I tap that the phone freezes and says touch wiz home stopped working. Anyone know a fix or experience the same thing? Thank you
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    apps, menu, uninstall/disable apps

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    11-19-2013 07:52 PM
  5. rasqual's Avatar
    No. No no no. You're not posting from an S4. Are you saying that an AT&T upgraded-to-4.3 S4 you've used allows for hiding apps the way you're describing? Or are you assuming that what works on your Note 3 will be the same on a just-upgraded S4?
    11-19-2013 08:12 PM
  6. Sweet Pikake's Avatar
    No. No no no. You're not posting from an S4. Are you saying that an AT&T upgraded-to-4.3 S4 you've used allows for hiding apps the way you're describing? Or are you assuming that what works on your Note 3 will be the same on a just-upgraded S4?
    That's how 4.3 works. I just double check on my S4. The problem with S4 4.3 is with KNOX, when moving from mobile data to wifi,
    "An application has been forced to stop for an unauthorized attempt to access system in your device. It maybe safe to delete an application obtained from an unauthorized route. Check now" appears.

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    11-19-2013 10:52 PM
  7. rydeordie2302's Avatar
    Are u really asking me if I know what phone I'm holding in my hand??? Seriously?! Yes the s4 does allow for hiding apps. My at&t s4 did it on 4.2 now doesn't wok on 4.3 yet my buddy's sprint s4 does it still

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    11-20-2013 08:02 AM
  8. joyfulnoise2's Avatar
    My S4 on ATT doesn't allow it anymore either since the update.
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    11-21-2013 09:16 AM
  9. bobmurray1212's Avatar
    My S4 with 4.3 no loner says hide app. It now says turn app off, which does the same thing. Apps turned of do not show in apps list, only in application manager all the way to the right. I love 4.3. Battery seems to last forever amd no lag.

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    11-21-2013 09:32 AM
  10. Alicia Anderson's Avatar
    Back to the original question.......is there a fix for this coming out soon? I did the same thing!! I "hid" some apps before the "turn off/disable" option was there and now the "hidden" apps aren't in the app drawer.....
    11-26-2013 04:15 PM
  11. Mikal79's Avatar
    Same issue here. Hid apps prior to 4.3 update, option now gone to unhide. I can get to then using the search feature but cannot get to the actual "hidden" app back to add shortcuts and no way to unhide. Show disabled apps also grayed out so that's no help.
    12-01-2013 09:34 AM
  12. The Korben Dallas's Avatar
    The original 4.3 update broke the show hidden apps & the 28mb update after that still didn't fix it.

    I installed Nova Launcher and now I can hide/show my apps with its settings... I kinda like it since I used Go Launcher on my old LG Esteem.

    I know this doesn't help you - but at least you know the 2nd update won't fix it either.

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    12-01-2013 08:23 PM
  13. Perone Harris's Avatar
    The same exact thing is happening to me...it very frustrating...the re-release of 4.3 fixed nothing...
    12-01-2013 10:11 PM
  14. leyva's Avatar
    After updating my S4 to 4.3 the option for hidden applications is missing. I used it put apps away that I wasn't using. But now all that's there is a disabled apps option but when I tap that the phone freezes and says touch wiz home stopped working. Anyone know a fix or experience the same thing? Thank you
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    here is the email I got from Samsung About the hidden app option and mobile data icon

    Thank you for contacting Samsung Telecommunications America.

    We do understand your concern.

    We should inform you that few enchantments of the features and options will take place after an update is performed on the phone. We apologize, it is not possible to retrieve the hidden applications on your phone as of now as it’s updated to Android 4.3 version.

    However, we should also inform you that the data option is not included in the notification panel in this update. We will surely take this as a feedback from you. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused. Your concern is of the utmost importance to us.

    Should you have more questions regarding your Samsung Mobile Phone, you can also reach out to our chat support team by accessing the following link. Live Chat is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Have a wonderful day!

    Link: Samsung

    Thank you for your continued interest in Samsung products.
    Sincerely,

    Aaron
    Technical Support
    12-08-2013 03:41 AM
  15. jose2468's Avatar
    My S4 with 4.3 no loner says hide app. It now says turn app off, which does the same thing. Apps turned of do not show in apps list, only in application manager all the way to the right. I love 4.3. Battery seems to last forever amd no lag.

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    02-23-2014 07:40 PM
  16. jose2468's Avatar
    Hey if so how do you turn it off im using a Sprint s4 and it has done the same thing With the new software please help. : )
    02-23-2014 07:41 PM
  17. Jared Stephen's Avatar
    After updating my S4 to 4.3 the option for hidden applications is missing. I used it put apps away that I wasn't using. But now all that's there is a disabled apps option but when I tap that the phone freezes and says touch wiz home stopped working. Anyone know a fix or experience the same thing? Thank you
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    So are you guys saying that we can't hide our apps anymore? And how do we turn off apps?
    03-13-2014 04:01 PM
  18. twinkie87's Avatar
    The hide option is gone from my s3 after the 4.3 update, so I have a bunch of stuff that I want hide, and there are no other options! Uninstall is the only option I see, and that's not what I want to do. It's very frustrating because I used to hide lots of things. Now I have them in a folder titled CRAP! Ugh!!
    04-27-2014 01:34 AM

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