Originally Posted by Tysiu
Thanks for you interested this problem.
Which menu are trying to move icons around on? -> This menu when I press button "home".
Or are you referring to the home screen or home launcher? -> Home screen.
What phone and what software update does it have? -> Xperia Arc S Android 4.0.4
Did you root and install a custom recovery or just root only? -> I had root him only.
Well, when you have the Red X there and the icons move around, that is the uninstall app option. Should just be able to hit the back button to get out of that part. Make sure there isn't an option in the settings of the home screen that lock the desktop, which prevents moving of icons and widgets around. If you are trying to sort them a custom way in the actual app drawer, it's very likely that the stock Sony home launcher does not have this option. Like the other member mentioned, check out the Nova launcher, or the Apex Launcher. Both have free and paid versions with lots of ability to customize to your liking as well as running very smoothly on most devices.
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