Although the phone’s app drawer contains all the default and installed apps, you may find it difficult to access them. So, the best way to quickly access the app is by pinning the app to the home screen.
Sometimes the app goes missing from the home screen if you mistakenly remove or uninstall them. However, if the app still exists on your phone, you can use your phone’s app drawer to add them back to the home screen in no time. Otherwise, you may need to install the apps again.
How to Add an App Back to Home Screen?
Adding an app back to the home screen is not that difficult. You can use the App library (iPhone) or App drawer (Android) to add them back. Here, we have listed different ways to add an app to the home screen, whether it’s hidden or inside the folders.
App Library/Drawer holds all your phone’s default and installed apps. When you download something from your phone’s respective store, there’s a chance it may not directly go to the home screen. But you can always add such apps to the home screen.
- Swipe up from the bottom to open the App drawer.
- Then, find the app you want to add to the home screen. Next, long tap on that app, drag it down and release your finger to add it to your home screen.
- Go to the App Library. (You need to swipe left until you reach there)
- Once you are in the app library. Find the apps you want to add to the home screen. Then, long tap on the app, it will send you the home screen. And, hit Done.
How to Add an App From a Folders to the Home Screen?
Creating a folder and adding apps inside them is a great way to organize your phone’s home screen. To get your hands on the app, you first need to open the folder, look for the app and then open it. Besides, adding an app to the home screen makes it easy to open the app in no time.
- Tap on the folder.
- Then, simply hold and drag down the App you want to bring to the home screen.
- Go to the folder with apps inside it.
- Then, Long tap on the app until it starts to jiggle. and drag it down to add to the home screen.
- Now, tap Done to finish.
How to Unhide Apps/Pages From the Home Screen?
If you have hidden apps on an iPhone, you may not see such apps on the home screen. Similarly, you can hide apps on Android. However, not all Android devices may have this feature. So, if you have used this feature, you first need to unhide the app from the respective phone’s settings, and then you are able to see the hidden apps on the home screen and app drawer.
- Open the App drawer by swiping up.
- Tap on the three-dots at the top right corner. Then, tap on Settings.
- Now, tap on Hide apps.
- You will find all the hidden apps at the top. Simply, tap on the Minus icon to unhide the app.
- Long tap on the home screen’s empty space until the app icon jiggles.
- Tap on any of the dots at the bottom.
- You will now see all of the app’s pages. Simply tap on the Circle under the Box containing the app you want to bring to the home screen.