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By madhouses, Senior Member on 31st August 2014, 10:41 PM
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I found another problem. When i make restart, all app icons which are on sdcard disappear from home screen. Do you have same problem. I install official kitkat with factory reset.

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1st September 2014, 12:58 AM |#2  
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You have to wait for your device to read the SD card. Once finishes, the icons will come out.

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1st September 2014, 06:10 AM |#3  
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They show up in app drawer but no on home screen. For you its working fine?

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1st September 2014, 09:05 AM |#4  
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I did not move any apps to SD card. But I had the same problem as you did when I tried just now.

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Well is sad. I checking oficial update via ota over week and when is come, its worse for me like 4.3 this problem and sound sync problem + whole thing about write to external sd on android 4.4

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However, overheating and rapid battery drain are fixed.

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However, overheating and rapid battery drain are fixed.

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Agree!
And the apps that are on your external SD card do not dissapear! Only the shortcuts on the launcher.
I believe that the time the apps load on boot is higher for the one on the sd card. And the launcher see icons without apps and deletes them!

So if you have a lot of sd apps shortcuts on your launcher you will have to put them every boot!
31st October 2014, 10:29 PM |#8  
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Agree!
And the apps that are on your external SD card do not dissapear! Only the shortcuts on the launcher.
I believe that the time the apps load on boot is higher for the one on the sd card. And the launcher see icons without apps and deletes them!

So if you have a lot of sd apps shortcuts on your launcher you will have to put them every boot!

I just bought the Xperia M2 and have the same problem. It is really annoying. I am now considering returning it. I have a 2 year old Acer phone which doesn't have this problem using the same SD card. Not sure why Sony can't handle this.
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I am able to temporarily fix the issue by using Go Launcher instead of the stock sony one. Shame that Sony didn't come up with a solution yet.
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