How to Open the Android App Drawer

Republic Wireless 3.0 Phones

Tap the Moto_Apps_Icon.png or Samsung_Apps_Icon.png Apps icon at the bottom of your home screen to open the app drawer on the following phones:

  • Alcatel A30
  • Moto G4
  • Moto G4 PLAY
  • Moto G4 PLUS
  • Moto X Pure Edition
  • Moto Z
  • Moto Z Play
  • Nexus 5X
  • Nexus 6
  • Nexus 6P
  • Samsung Galaxy J3
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S8

For all other phones, drag the bottom row of icons to the top of your screen to open the app drawer

Special note for the Huawei Ascend 5W and the LG K30

There is no app drawer on the Huawei Ascend 5W and the LG K30. All of your apps can be found by swiping left or right between your screens.

Note: The Huawei Ascend 5W is no longer supported by Republic Wireless as of 8/12/21

Special note for phones that are running Android 8.0 Oreo or higher

In recent software updates, there is no app icon available from the Home Screen. To view all apps, simply swipe up from the bottom of the screen.

Republic Wireless 1.0 and 2.0 Phones

phone-icons-E-G-X.png This section applies to Moto E (1st and 2nd Gen.), Moto G (1st and 3rd Gen.), and Moto X (1st and 2nd Gen.) phones only.

To open the app drawer, simply tap the Moto_Apps_Icon.png apps icon from the bottom of your home screen.