Support Droid clears my home screen

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by djc6535, Dec 13, 2009.

  1. djc6535

    djc6535 Member
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    So every so often, my Droid clears my home screen. I'll turn it on and all my shortcuts and widgets are gone. Once I spent all the time getting my home screen back in place again and a few hours later it brought all my apps back. On top of the recreated home screen. Very strange.

    Anybody have any idea of what is going on here?
     

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  2. superdesi

    superdesi Well-Known Member
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    Try using another home app like pandahome or home++ for free home screen alternatives that might solve your problem. Otherwise I'm not sure of a technical fix if its regarding the stock android home app. but hopefully someone else will be able to give you some tips.
     
  3. ergalthema

    ergalthema Well-Known Member
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    Happens to me. I'm hoping it's a bug that will get fixed soon.

    If I turn the phone off then back on, my shortcuts/widgets reappear - better than manually putting them all back.
     
  4. Barbara

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    Are you using any home screen apps other than the stock? I haven't installed any because of these bug reports. I have had no problems. On the other hand, I don't actually have any shortcuts or widgets on my desktop except for those from Apps Organizer and none of those have disappeared.
     
  5. ergalthema

    ergalthema Well-Known Member
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  6. Barbara

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  7. sweetd

    sweetd New Member
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    The same thing just happened to me today for the first time. I powered off and back on and I still have no shortcuts on my home screen. Do I really have to add them all back manually? :(

    I remember what I was doing right before this happened--trying to read/send a text message. Not that I think that was the direct cause, but I wasn't doing anything out of the ordinary. I also don't use themes or any custom apps that control my shortcuts/home screen.
     
  8. sweetd

    sweetd New Member
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    Apparently I had to reboot it twice... Strange.
     
  9. GunslingerFyre

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    Bumped. This never ever to me before the 2.0.1 update. It's happened at least 5 times since. I can't say that it's definitely related, but it sure as heck sounds suspicious. I'm not using any Home replacements or themes, I use Weatherbug, Power Control, and Calendar widgets. Anyone know how to get the ball rolling on a resolution? Call Verizon, who will send me to Moto, who will send me to Google, who will send me to Verizon? :(
     

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