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I had the same problem with the exact same phone. If you go into settings and select apps, you'll see all your apps that are missing from the home screen and main app menu are still installed. Also, if you haven't disabled your side menu for quick access from the home screen you can place your finger on the right side of your screen and swipe left. This will show you your recently closed apps (only two or three) as well as a shortcut menu. At the bottom left of this menu, you can open your apps and they will all be there with their icons. However, in my case, the problem was simply the game launcher app. I noticed that it was only game apps that were hidden(missing icons). I opened game launcher from the app menu and opened settings. It was set to only show games in the launcher as a default setting. I had to change this so my games would be visible on the home screen and main app menu. This fixed the issue. So check your app settings. You might have one that controls what you see on your home screen and app menu also.
You are a lifesaver. I noticed my games were missing yesterday and was struggling to work out why. After reading your comment I checked my games launcher and sure enough, the settings had defaulted to showing games in the games launcher only.
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