Droid disgust

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by bbeasley, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. bbeasley

    bbeasley New Member

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    And people make fun of Windows.

    I'm sick of never being able to find my applications on the home screen. I've read all about the click here, stand on your head, reboot, wait ten minutes. I bought this phone expecting it to work.

    This is by far the worst experience I've ever had with anything Google.

    I would not recommend this phone to anyone.
     
  2. BodyBagz

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    Exactly how are you not finding your "applications" on your Home Screen...if ya dont mind me asking?:icon_eek:

    There plenty of people here on DF that would be willing to help ya walk through your problems and try to resolve them...
     
  3. cereal killer

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    Please explain your situation a little better so that you may receive some help.

    If you long press on an app in the applications pane that will move it to your homescreen.

    You don't have to stand on your head, reboot or wait 10 minutes neither : )

    In all seriousness though. Please do explain the issues you are having the device is very easy to navigate around in once you understand things and thats what everyone is here for: To help you.
     
  4. bbeasley

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    After one of the updates some of my icons were missing. If I go to settings>applications the app is there and I can open it but not get it on the desktop. Pressing for a period of time does nothing. Rebooting the phone does nothing.

    Thank you for the reply!
     
  5. Abe21599

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    i have never suggested anyone to stand on their head :)
     
  6. BodyBagz

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    I know this might sound remedial, but have you tried Long Pressing on a Home Screen and going through the Add Application menu that way to see if it works?
     
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    There's no reason why it shouldn't work. Just click and hold down on your desktop screen and then click Shortcuts, select Applications, then press on the app you want on the desktop.
     
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    Don't know what to tell you. I my top 14 apps are only 2 side scrolls away.
     

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    OP do not give up! The Android OS is fantastic. When I first switched from iPhone to Android I felt I made a mistake. Now, I would not consider returning.

    Let us know how we can help!

    Mike
     
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    What are these apps/icons that are "missing"?
     
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    Open your app drawer, long press on the app that you want on your home screen and drag it to the position you want it in and lift your finger. Repeat for all other apps you want.
     
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    you cant add it by going into your app drawer and long pressing the app? - this will throw the app on your homescreen.