App no more visible

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  1. Aloha

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    Hi,

    On my iPad 1 I had installed the National Geographic Magazine. To get full access I needed my subscription number to the magazine (I'm a member since 1974!) and waited for the next magazine to get the number. But now the app has disappeared, although in the Appstore it is "Installed". What may I do to get it back?
    Thanks for every hint
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  2. The OB

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    Can you download it again from the App store?
    Regards, Andrew


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  3. Roy Rob

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    When you are in the App Store and looking at the National Geographic app you will probably notice that the word is install, not installed. Any app that you have uploaded but deleted will show this notification to let you know that you can reinstall if you wish.

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  4. Aloha

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    Hi,
    Thank You for the messages.
    The word is indeed "Installed", not "Install", and I may not reinstall it.
    I didn't delete it.
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  5. Roy Rob

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    Sorry that didn't help. You should try NGSDIGITAL@CUSTOMERSVC.COM perhaps.

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  6. Roy Rob

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    Have you tried a reset yet? If you have, then disregard, if not and you know how, try that. Forgive me if you already know how, press the Home and Power buttons at the same time and continue holding until you see the Apple Logo appear, then release both buttons. The iPad will reboot which takes a little longer that a simple power up. The red off slider may or may not appear as you are holding the buttons, just ignore.

    If that fails check this out: Have you filled all your screens with Apps? Once the screens are full apps do hide in the nether somewhere. You can do a search, swipe right as far as you can go and you'll find the Search function, they must be there somewhere. If your screens are all full, make some folders and the spaces will fill with your others apps that have been in hiding. Just press on an app until it jiggles and then place it on top of another app and this will create a folder of which you can have up to 20 apps in it.
    Let us know how you go.

    Courtesy of leelai last March, # 3 post re: App icon has disappeared.

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  7. Aloha

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    Hi,
    Thank You very much for that kind reply. Following Your advice, I have just made a reset, but it didn't bring the app back.
    The screens are not all full, there is a lot of free place.

    An other question comes to my mind: how may I reduce the number of screens? I mean how can I fill the laps in one screen by apps of another one by moving it from one screen to another?
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  8. Roy Rob

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    That's fairly easy, tap and hold an icon until they all 'jiggle' then slide the one you want to move to the edge of the screen. As you move it more to the edge it will transfer to the next, or previous screen depending on which side you are moving it to. When you're all done press the Home button to stop the jiggling. You're done.

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  9. Roy Rob

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    Back to your missing icon, do you have an icon that looks something like the one below?



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    If so, tap on it and see if your National Geographic appears in a separate box below. Let us know.

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  10. Aloha

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    No, I don't have such a "folder"
     

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