Samsung is looking to combat this with a feature that locks the home screen layout, restricting items from being moved around or deleted. On phones running the Android Pie-based Samsung One UI, users can now enable the “Lock Home screen layout” setting to prevent such accidents from happening.
If you are lucky enough to be running the latest iteration of Samsung’s Android skin, you can enable the feature under Settings > Display > Home screen. Although this is something that users of third-party Android launchers have been enjoying for years, it’s still good to see a major phone maker implement it into its default launcher.
Go to Settings > Display > Home screen and enable “Lock Home screen layout”