Fix: Installed App Icons Missing In IPhone

Posted: Jul 3 2019, 6:24am CDT | by , in How To


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Fix: Installed App Icons Missing in iPhone

Some users cannot see icons for some apps even when they are installed. Here are some ways to fix this issue.

Some iPhone users report that they are unable to see icons for some specific apps in their devices. These apps are installed in their phones. But for some reason, their icons are missing. App icons disappearing in iPhone is a pretty common problem. Here are some ways to fix this issue.

Hard Reset

Hard resetting iPhone is known to have fixed icons missing in iPhone problem.

Here is how to do a hard reset

For iPhone 8 and Above:

Press and release Volume Up button that is located on the left side of the iPhone

Press and release Volume Down button.

Press and hold Sleep/Wake button until you see a slider to power off the device. Move the slider to the right to reset the iPhone.

For Other iPhones:

Press and hold Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time.

Keep holding the buttons until you see the screen go black

Leave the buttons after you see Apple logo.


Make sure to look into every folder of your iPhone to locate the missing app. Sometimes iPhone apps land into different folders accidentally. Check your most commonly used folders. Using the Spotlight search feature is an excellent way to find missing apps. In order to do a Spotlight search, go to first page on home screen and swipe from left to right. Start typing in the name of the app you want to search.

Using iTunes

Connect your iPhone with your PC or laptop.

Open the iTunes app.

Go through your iPhone’s homescreen via iTunes and try to locate the missing app.

If you are unable to find the app, do an iTunes backup. Now try to find the app in the synced apps as displayed via iTunes. If you see the app’s name, uninstall the app via iTunes and reinstall it again via iTunes. It will show up in your device.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/26" rel="author">Fahad Saleem</a>
Fahad Saleem is an experienced technology writer with special interest in Apple.




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