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Strange stuff when I start up my Galaxy S2 (homepage glitch?)...

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    It all "magically" happened one day when I turned on my Samsung Galaxy S2, swiped the screen, and saw the homepage. I noticed ALL my apps had a weird transparent icon of the android mascot (idk its name) or a green image of the mascot icon. Also, I try to play a game, but it keeps saying "this application is not installed to your phone.

    I HAD to post this because I seem to be the ONLY ONE with this problem. Why? Because, there's no post here with this exact problem. Is this a glitch? What caused this? How can I stop this? :thinking:o_O
    Thanks for the help (when you answer)
     

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    Welcome to our AndroidForums, @MikaMiku :).

    I've moved your thread from our Android Rooting area over here to our Android Questions area since your questions don't really seem root-related :).

    Can you post a screenshot of what you're seeing?

    Thanks!
     
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    Did you have more than one launcher? Sometimes switching a launcher will do what you are describing.
     
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    I remember that happening to me but it happened after I formatted to ext-4 on my Evo.
    Did you happen to change anything before turning the device off? Maybe it took effect when you turned it back on.
     
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    I forgot how to take a screenshot... :oops:
    Oh wait NVM found out. But problem on the comment below me...
     
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    I CAN'T IT KEEPS SAYING IT FAILED TO TAKE THE SCREENSHOT! What do I do? :(:eek::saddroid: I wish I could show you, but it can't even take SCREENSHOTS until the icons appear. :(
     
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    Nope. It happens still today, and I didn't do ANYTHING to do that. Maybe it's because I have to keep charging my bettery itself in a battery charger ('cause no chargers would work anymore for the phone). Maybe that's why?
    Wait. No, it wasn't! :eek: even sometimes when I did have the charger working it would happen. Or it was the other way around. IDK but it's so strange.o_O
     

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