Remaining Apps not filling in space after uninstall


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  1. thefreg

    thefreg New Member This Topic's Starter

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    Hi,

    I try a lot of apps from the Market. Everytime I uninstall one of the apps, the other apps don't rush in to fill the space that the uninstall app has created. As a result, I am left with multiple pages containing 8-10 apps (when viewed in a grid).

    This has been a problem with my phone from the start. Its annoying now because there are too many spaces and I can't long-press move all these apps one by one. Even if I did, at the next uninstall the same problem would repeat itself. Need a long-term solution. Please help.

    I'm running Gingerbread 2.3.6 OS on a Samsung Galaxy S i9000.
     

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  2. jefboyardee

    jefboyardee Well-Known Member

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    Are you referring to the desktop icons you tap to launch an app, and when you uninstall the app, its icon disappears?
     
  3. thefreg

    thefreg New Member This Topic's Starter

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    No .. I'm talking about the actual app icons in the app menu.
    In case I wasn't clear - if I have 4 app screens (in grid view) full of 16 apps per screen( or page). I delete 4 apps each from screen 2,3 and 4. This will leave me with 4 blank spaces (where the deleted apps used to be) on screens 2,3 and 4. Ideally, the apps should realign themselves so that screen 2 and 3 get filled with remaining apps and there are no blank spaces.
     
  4. jefboyardee

    jefboyardee Well-Known Member

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    Okay, I almost never use the app list button, but I have certainly never seen it do that. Dunno what to tell you...
     

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