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Support adding apps to homescreen

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mikek200580, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. mikek200580

    mikek200580 Member
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    I have had my evo for about a week now and have had no problems up until now. You know when you want to add a app to the homescreen and hold down until it says add app, add folder, etc. Well wen i press add app it doesnt do anything and sometimes it selects one of the other options. It has been working fine until today, so i am wondering what the problem is.

    Ps. I am posting from my evo and just noticed i cannot type the letter d in landscape mode.
     

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  2. archie70

    archie70 Active Member
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    Have you tried a soft reset?
     
  3. mikek200580

    mikek200580 Member
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    yes, i have done that and it still does it. should i try removing the battery and putting it back it?
     
  4. akazabam

    akazabam Well-Known Member
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    Are you still using sense, or did you start using another launcher? When you're waiting for the popup to select the app, are you tapping on the screen while waiting? I've had it select random things when I get impatient.

    Just FYI, the easier way to add a shortcut to an app is to go to the app drawer and then press and hold on the app you want. You can then drop the shortcut on the homescreen wherever you want.
     
  5. mikek200580

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    Im using sense, im just holding it down, and thanks for the tip with using the app drawer because i didnt even think of that.
     
  6. mikek200580

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    I am now having this problem in apps and on that part of the screen, I did a hard reset and it is still happening. I called sprint and they told me to call best buy. I called best buy stores and they told me to come in but they are out of stock so they cannot replace it. Then I called best buy customer service and they said to go to the store. So it looks like im gonna have to deal with this problem for a while.
     
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