You have an app on your iOS device but now you can’t find it on your home screen. Only the app lost from the home screen or it lost from the folder of the apps. Maybe you accidentally delete the folder of the app. No problem, we are telling you how to fix this missing app problem in iOS. Find an iOS Application That’s Missing from Your Home Screen.
To locate the missing app. Swipe right on your iOS device or iPad from the home screen to reveal the Spotlight search box. Enter the partial name of the app you are looking for.
Find an iOS Application That’s Missing from Your Home Screen
In addition to locating apps already installed on your device, the search function also taps into the App Store search. In the screenshot above you can see that searching for “snap” pulled up both the installed app, Snapspeed, and the popular (but not installed) app Snapspeed. If we accidentally deleted Snapspeed and were in search of it. This same technique would show us that it was not on the phone and simply tapping the “VIEW” button would take us to the App Store where we could download it again.
If this is your first time using the Spotlight search on your iOS device we’d encourage you to check out our guide which covers everything from toggling Siri Suggestions to controlling which apps Spotlight searches within.