Galaxy Note8/S8: App Icon Disappeared

Galaxy Note8/S8: App Icon Disappeared

If some icons are missing from your Samsung Galaxy Note8 or S8 smartphone, there are a few things that might be causing it. Have a look at these things.

Solution 1 – Restart

Of course, try a restart. Press and hold the “Power” button, then select “Restart“.

Solution 2 – Search for it

  1. From the Home screen, slide up your list of apps.
  2. Use the “Search phone” box at the top of the screen to search for the name of the app.
  3. If the app appears in the list when you search, tap and hold it, then tap “Locate app“. The folder where the app is located will then open.

Solution 3 – Check if app is disabled

  1. From the Home screen, slide up your list of apps.
  2. Open “Settings“.
  3. Select “Apps“.
  4. Tap the drop-down menu at the top of the screen and select “Disabled“.
  5. If the app is in the list of disabled apps, select it.
  6. If a button exists that says “Enable“, tap it.

Solution 4 – Ensure app icon is not hidden

  1. From the Home screen, slide up your list of apps.
  2. Select the icon located at the upper-right portion of the screen.
  3. Choose “Settings“.
  4. Tap “Hide apps“.
  5. Check to ensure the app you are looking for does not have a checkmark on its icon.