How to disable adding icons to Android home screen when new apps are installed?

  • Posted on: 11 December 2015
  • By: sasi

Many apps automatically add an icon to the Android home screen when they are installed. Very soon your home screen can get filled with app icons that you do not use regularly. This post shows you how to disable auto adding icons to the home screen when new apps are installed.

  • Launch Google play store app
  • Touch menu icon (android hamburger menu icon) to open menu
  • Touch 'settings'
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  • Uncheck the option 'Add icon to Home screen'

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