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SG Tab 10.1 Installing new app always puts icon on a new homepage


On every other Android phone or tablet I've used, if I install a new app, then the icon for that app is added to one of the existing home-page screens if they have space. On this Samsung T580 Tab 10.1 I find that despite page 1 having a few icon spaces free, and page 2 having even more free, it feels the need to create a new 3rd page and put the icon there.

So every time I install a new app I have to swipe along to the 3rd page, long-press the icon and drag it to the 1st or 2nd page, then go back and delete that 3rd page.

I haven't tried leaving one icon on the third page and installing another app to see if I get a 4th page but I wouldn't be surprised if I did.

It's using Android 6.0.

This can be closed (or ignored further) as I now have an answer to this thanks to androidcentral forum 🙂
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