How to Arrange and Move iPhone Apps

Posted July 27, 2017 by Leomar Umpad in Apple iPhone

How Do I Rearrange and Move iPhone Apps

Apps are the heartbeat of any mobile operating system, including iOS. All of the functions on iPhones are app-based. Whether you make calls, send messages, receive email, use social media, or simply want a reminder, you need an app to perform the any of the phone’s intended functions. iPhone users who often download apps may notice that the more apps you install, the more time you need to locate specific apps. Also, since iPhone arranges apps alphabetically, you need to know the exact name of an app when you want to locate it. Fortunately, you can arrange your apps in the order that is most convenient for you. An organized iPhone helps with your productivity, and one way of organizing your phone is by moving apps to the place where you can easily spot and access them. This tutorial explains how to organize and move iPhone apps.

How to Move iPhone Apps

To move iPhone apps, follow these steps:
1.Touch and hold any app on your Home screen.1 Touch and Hold Any App on iPhone Home
2.Wait for the app icons to jiggle.2 iPhone icons jiggling
3.Locate the app that you want to move, and perform a drag and drop action. Drag the app to the desired position, and then release the app.3 Drag and Drop
4.To move between different app pages, drag the app you want move to one side of the screen, and wait for the display to switch to the next app page.4 Move App to other page
5.Release the app in the location you have chosen.5 Release app on the desired position
6.Press the Home button to lock your apps’ positions. You are done.6. App new position
Note: As you move an app, other apps on the screen will move automatically to accommodate the new app.

How to Move Apps to the Dock on iPhone

To move apps to your iPhone’s dock, follow these steps:
1.Touch and hold any app on your Home screen.1 Touch and Hold Any App on iPhone Home
2.Wait for the app icons to jiggle.2 iPhone icons jiggling
3.By default, the iPhone dock only has space for four icons. The Phone, Safari, and Message apps cannot be removed from the dock. This leaves you with space for only one icon. If you already have four icons on the dock, you need to remove one app icon to make room for the new app shortcut. To remove an app from the dock, use a drag and drop gesture.6. Move apps from Dock to Screen
4.Locate the app that you want to move and perform a drag and drop action. Drag the app to the desired position on iPhone’s dock.App move to dock
5.The existing icons in the dock will move to make room for the new app icon. Press the Home button when you are done.App moved to dock
6.The selected app is now in the dock. You are done.iPhone apps are now in the dock

If you have questions or tips about organizing, arranging, and moving apps on the iPhone, let us know in the comments section.

 

About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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