Support Losing widgets in Froyo

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ned4spd8874, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. ned4spd8874

    ned4spd8874 Well-Known Member

    Anyone else having issues with widgets disappearing after the Froyo update? It's not that they disappear off of the home screen; but that they are just gone. For example, PDANet, it's installed and working. I used to have the widget option and had it on my screen. Now, the app is still installed, but I no longer have the option to add the widget. It's not listed in the available widgets. This has also happened with the widget.

    What gives?

  2. NilsE

    NilsE Well-Known Member

    Aug 7, 2010
    IT Security
    Near Albany, NY
    Have you tried reinstalling the widgets?

    Funny things happen with apps that are not 100% compatible with 2.2
  3. ned4spd8874

    ned4spd8874 Well-Known Member

    I had to reinstall Google Voice about 3 times to get the widget back and working. But then it left again...I give up.
  4. akazabam

    akazabam Well-Known Member

    Jun 7, 2010
    Near Los Angeles
    I'm not sure if this is specifically your problem, but widgets for any application that you move to the sd card will stop working and will no longer be available for selection. This behavior is expected. Since moving applications to the sd card was introduced with froyo, you wouldn't have noticed until now. If these widgets are not part of applications that were moved to the sd card, I would do what NilsE suggested, and reinstall them.
  5. ned4spd8874

    ned4spd8874 Well-Known Member

    Thanks, yeah...I set all my apps to install to the SD card now by default. I'll move those over and see if they perform better now.

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