Stop apps from adding shortcuts on your home page in Android Jelly Bean
Disable auto-add shortcuts by apps on your Android device
Here's how you can stop apps from automatically placing icons on your home page.
1. Go to the Google Play app.
2. Go to the settings tab.
3. Change the "Auto-add Shortcuts" switch.
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