Quick Answer: How do I get rid of extra icons on Android?

How do I get rid of duplicate icons on my Android phone?

To fix it, Go to Settings, click on manage Apps and search the app that is causing the most trouble. Open the App then click on Clear data. There click on Clear Cache so that all the data gets removed. Then close all the apps and do the reboot.

Why do I have two settings apps on my Android?

Thanks! Those are just the Settings for Secure Folder (everything in there is like a separate section of your phone for obvious reasons). So if you install an app there, for instance, you’ll see two listings (although the secure one can only be viewed in the secure partition).

Why is there two apps on my phone?

Duplicate icons because when you go into the app drawer and if you hold any icon it brings to home screen and creates an icon, chances of this happening accidentally is low but that’s one of the reason. Mostly, make sure your phone is locked while in pocket or when in hand but not using it.

Why do I have 2 Facebook apps on my phone?

Go to Settings>Apps, and see if Facebook is listed twice there. If it is, and if one of them is really small in size, then that smaller one is the PWA, and can be deleted.

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What does allow modify system settings mean?

To appease power users by giving apps like Tasker more capabilities, there’s a permission called “Modify System Settings” that can be granted. If an app has this permission, it can change Android options like your screen timeout duration.

How do I ungroup apps on Android?

To un-merge the icons in it, tap on it once, then long press and drag any one icon out of the folder, and place it somewhere else.