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[Answered] Installed app not displaying in app drawer

  1. surajpai524
    Eclair Sep 29, 2020

    surajpai524 , Sep 29, 2020 :
    I transfered an app from my phone to Y series 32'' TV using Send Files to TV app. The app name is FoFi TV. It doesn't display in the app drawer. When checking for apps in settings, it's installed. To access that app, I should always goto settings. Is there a fix to it? Or can I create a shortcut to open that app?

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  2. B_Wrath
    Nougat Sep 29, 2020

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    B_Wrath , Sep 29, 2020 :
    Unfortunately, sideloaded apps don't show up n in the default launcher.
    Try using dashboard or atv launcher.
     

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  3. surajpai524
    Eclair Sep 29, 2020

    surajpai524 , Sep 29, 2020 :
    That's not true. In my app drawer, you can see ThopTV. It is also a sideloaded app. Tested with multiple apps.
     

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  4. Venky61
    OnePlus TV Expert Community Expert Sep 30, 2020

    Venky61 , Sep 30, 2020 :
    It works with particular apps and doesn't with many apps. I have 20+ apps sideloaded and only a couple of them show up in app drawer. That's how Google designed it and that's the reason Sideload launcher/ATV Launcher apps have made it's way to the play store to help users who sideload apps.
     

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