iOS Tips and Tricks: Rearranging App Icons

There are usually dozens of apps on a typical iPhone or iPad , iOS Tips and Tricks for app icons.

and it can be annoying to sift through the icons you never use while looking for the ones you do.

It is possible to rearrange the icons on your device so that the ones you use most frequently are on the first page or two.

You can put the ones you use sometimes on the next page.

The icons you never use can go on the last pages so that you never have to look at them, but they are there if you ever decide you want to use them.

iOS Tips and Tricks Move Multiple Apps at the Same Time:

If you want to move a bunch of app icons, you can hold down on one app icon until it starts to wiggle.

Don’t move your finger!

Use a different finger to tap the other apps that you want to move.

You will see a counter that goes up each time you add another app.

Drag your finger to the page where you want to put the apps and drop them there.

This can be an awkward maneuver to perform, so it may take some practice to make it work well for you.

How to Hide Apps:

If you want to hide apps on your phone that you don’t use, you can do that too.

First, put all the apps that you want to hide on one screen.

Hold your finger down on that page until it gets all wiggly.

Now tap the three dots at the bottom of the screen.

That will open up an option that says “Edit Pages” and you can turn off the view of that whole page.

If you want to view that page again you can swipe down and use the search bar to find the app you want.