... from the home screen. Yes, I am aware of how it is supposed to work and I have searched the other threads. Normally you press and hold until you get a little vibration feedback, the shortcut highlights, and you drag it to the Remove button. However, for some of my shortcuts this simply does not work. No matter how many times I have tried, each time I click on the shortcut it simply launches the app. I have tried killing the app beforehand but nothing seems to work. Argh.... I am using the Sprint HTC Hero. I have had it for 2-3 weeks. I love it, but this is driving me crazy. TIA.