If you want to show all apps in Home screen, you can choose to hide apps screen in Galaxy S8 and S8+.
This guide shows you how to hide Galaxy S8 apps screen and how to search apps after you hide apps screen in Galaxy S8 and S8+.
Why you may want to hide apps screen in Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+?
In Android phones, there is an apps screen, aka app drawer, which lists all apps installed on the phone.
While home screen lists any of the installed apps, and holds some widgets.
So, apps screen and home screen in Android phones serve different purposes.
But due to the popularity of iPhone, which does not have separate apps screen and home screen, more and more Android vendors try to mimic the look of iPhone.
Samsung introduced a new feature allowing users to hide apps screen in Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.
Now, in Galaxy S8, Samsung again allows you to hide apps screen in Galaxy S8 and S8+.
By hiding apps screen in Galaxy S8 and S8+, you can:
- get a simple interface. Many new Android users have difficulties in understanding the difference between apps screen and home screen. Especially for owners who seldom use widgets, they did not see the necessity of an apps screen at all.
- show all apps in Galaxy S8 Home screen without adding them manually. In Google Play store, you can configure it in such a way that all newly installed apps are added to home screen automatically. But by default, some of the pre-installed apps were not added to Galaxy S8 Home screen. Also, if you install apps from third-party app store, e.g., Amazon Appstore for Android, apps will not be added to home screen automatically.
- find apps