Your Android Smartphone Questions Answered

Tech Tips for Non-Tech People
[caption id="attachment_375" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo by Matam Jaswanth on Unsplash[/caption] This week I'm going to address a question that my Mother-In-Law was asking me over Thanksgiving: "Why do my apps disappear?" That's a very good question that I had to do a little digging to understand better. First a disclaimer: Android phones are open source technology, meaning, depending on the type of Android phone you have (Samsung, Sony, Motorola, etc.) your system settings may be different than described herein. Okay, now to business. I'm working with a Samsung Galaxy J3 (el-cheapo) phone.  I'm going to assume most Samsung phones operate in a similar manner. So why do your apps disappear?  There could be a couple of reasons according to Mitch Bartlett in his post about Android: Icons Disappear from Home or Launcher…
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