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By iamelton, Senior Member on 18th August 2017, 11:45 AM
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15th May 2018, 05:53 PM |#21  
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We've now covered the issue here https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/0...orted-regions/.
 
 
16th May 2018, 02:08 PM |#22  
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I don't have the app installed, but maybe creating a pinned shortcut to it will help?
You can use my app to try it:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...lb.app_manager

Please let me know if it helps.

OK I've tried it myself, and noticed the app's app-info screen doesn't have "enable" ability.
However, you can enable it using root via my app. It will get disabled some time later though.
20th May 2018, 09:00 PM |#23  
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I've noticed the issue of YT-kids being missing its icon myself.
While I don't use the app, I think it should be user's choice to use it, so I've made these requests to Google:

https://issuetracker.google.com/issues/79993875
https://issuetracker.google.com/issues/79993876

Also, for rooted devices, I've modified my app so that when it creates a shortcut to an app, it will first enable it if needed:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...lb.app_manager

This way you can use whichever app that gets auto-disabled, without performing special operations before.
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