September 27, 2023
Learn how to add an app back to your home screen with step-by-step text and image-based guides, a video tutorial, quick tips, and troubleshooting advice. Get advice from expert mobile developers and anticipate frequently asked questions.


Have you ever accidentally deleted an app from your home screen, leaving you frantically searching through your apps to access it again? If so, you’ll be pleased to discover that adding the app back onto your home screen is a quick and simple process that you can carry out in just a few clicks.

In this comprehensive guide, we’ll provide you with step-by-step instructions to help you put your favorite apps back onto your home screen, complete with detailed text and image-based guides, a video tutorial, quick tips, troubleshooting advice, and more. Let’s get started!

Step-by-Step Guide

Introduction to the Process

Add an app back to your home screen with the following four steps:

Step 1: Go to the App Library

If you don’t have your app on the home screen or don’t know where the icon went, it is probably in the app library. To re-add it to your home screen, swipe left on your home screen to access the app library. You can also tap on the search bar and type in the app that you’re looking for.

Step 2: Tap and Hold the App Icon

Once you’ve located the app you want to add to your home screen again, tap and hold the app icon until a drop-down menu appears.

Step 3: Click on ‘Add to Home Screen’

Select the “Add to Home Screen” option from the drop-down menu that appears.

Step 4: Drag and Drop the App Icon to Desired Location

The app icon will then appear on your home screen. Drag and drop it to your desired location and position it as needed. Congratulations – you’ve successfully added your app back to your home screen!

Video Tutorial

Benefits of Video Tutorials

Video tutorials are quickly becoming one of the most popular ways to learn new information and skills. They provide a visual guide that can be much more engaging and effective compared to other teaching methods.

Demonstration of Different Methods

The video tutorial below will provide you with a clear and concise demonstration of the steps involved in adding an app back to your home screen, allowing you to follow along as you go.

Commentary on Methodology

The commentary in the tutorial will help you to understand why certain steps are being taken and how you can adapt the process for your own needs. Give it a watch and see how easy it is to get that app back on your home screen!

Text and Image-Based Guide

Explanation of Broken-Down Process

In addition to the video tutorial, we’ve also provided you with a detailed text and image-based guide above, which you can use to remind yourself of the process whenever you need it.

Clear and Concise Written Directions

Our guide is written in clear and concise language to ensure that you don’t miss any important steps along the way. You’ll find that everything is explained in a way that is easy to understand and follow.

Images of Each Step

To supplement the written directions, we’ve also included images of each step to help make the process crystal-clear. You’ll know exactly what you need to do at each step to successfully add your app back to your home screen.

Quick Tips

Short Tips for Adding an App Back

Our quick tips section provides you with a user-friendly resource to help you add an app back to your home screen quickly and effortlessly.

User-Friendly Resource

Use this resource to get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions, with quick and actionable tips that you can implement today.

Shared on Social Media/Blog Format

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Troubleshooting Guide

Explanation of Common Issues

While adding an app back to your home screen is usually quick and painless, you may run into some issues along the way. This is where our troubleshooting guide comes in handy, providing you with detailed steps on how to overcome some of the most common issues that can occur.

Troubleshooting Steps

You’ll find that our troubleshooting steps are easy to understand and implement, with helpful images and explanations to guide you through the process.

Detailed Approach

Our detailed approach ensures that you can get the assistance you need no matter what issue you’re having. You’ll be able to re-add your app to your home screen with ease!

Ask the Experts

Q&A Style Article Format

In addition to the excellent resources we’ve provided above, we’ve also gathered some tips and tricks from mobile developers and designers who are experts in app design and development. These tips and tricks come in a Q&A style article format, providing readers with a variety of perspectives and insights into how to add an app back to your home screen.

Tips and Tricks from Mobile Developers and Designers

You’ll learn about some of the common mistakes that people make when trying to re-add apps to their home screens, and how to avoid them. You’ll also get some insider tips from mobile developers and designers who are pros at this process.

Build an FAQ

Explanation of Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that you may have some questions that we haven’t covered in this guide. That’s why we’ve put together an FAQ section with detailed answers to some of the most commonly asked questions we receive from users.

Detailed Answers

Our detailed answers ensure that you have access to all the information you need to successfully re-add apps to your home screen, without the need for any additional research.

Anticipating Readers’ Questions

We’ve also anticipated some of the questions you may have and provided answers to them, further helping you to feel confident and empowered when carrying out this process.


Summary of the Guide

We hope that this comprehensive guide has provided you with all the information you need to re-add apps to your home screen with ease. Whether you prefer video tutorials, written guides, or Q&A style articles, we’ve got something that will suit your learning style.

Final Thoughts on the Importance of Adding Apps Back

Adding apps back to your home screen is a small but important process that can make your digital life so much easier. It’s important to know how to do this quickly and easily, so you can get back to your favorite apps whenever you want, without a hassle.

Encouragement to Reach Out with Questions or Comments

If you have any questions or comments about this guide, or if you would like to learn more about app design and development from our team of experts, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

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