How to Create Folders and Group Apps and Games on the iPhone

You might be considering to organize your home screen on iPhone. Grouping apps on iPhone make it easier and convenient for you to access and save some time. Usually, we install apps and don’t even sort them with built-in sorting option in our smartphones. sorting and organizing apps and games in our iPhones can really benefit us in terms of saving ourselves from the hassle of swiping right left to find the desired app.

Well, if you are reading this you’re probably willing to invest few minutes of yours to organize your iPhone and save a lot of time in later usage. Now comes the part of creating a folder and organizing things on your iPhone’s Home Screen. You can follow these simple steps to create folders on your iPhone.

How to Create Folders and Group Games on the iPhone

To Make a folder, you’ll need at least two apps to put into the folder. Figure out which two you want to use.

Step-1: You’ll need at least two apps to put into the folder. Find out which two apps you’ll be placed in the same folder and advance to next step.

Step-2: Tap and hold one among your selected apps until all apps on your screen start shaking. In case you are having iPhone 6S, 7, 8 and X Tap and Hold lightly.

Step-3: Now drag the app on top of the second app, It’ll start merging into the second one. Now lift your finger off the screen and you’re done creating a folder.

Step-4: If you want to add more apps into the same folder follow “Step-2” and “Step-3” again.

Step-5: Now comes the part of renaming the folder, simply tap on the name of your folder and type name through the keyboard.

Step-6: When you are done changing the name of the folder and adding apps into a folder. Press the Home button or Swipe up from bottom on iPhone X, iPhone Xs, and iPhone Xs Max. This will save the changes made earlier on your iPhone.

How Folder Names Are Suggested in iPhone

When you drag the first app on top of second iPhone assigns the folder a name based on the category of apps or game. Let’s say app come from Games category of App Store the suggested name of the folder will be… Yes, you guessed it right, It will be “Games”.

How to Add Folders to the iPhone Dock

The four apps across the bottom of the iPhone live in what’s called the dock. You can add folders to the dock if you want. To do that:

Step-1: Move one of the available apps from dock area of iPhone by dragging it to the main area of the home screen.

Step-2: Drag the folder into the space you freed in “Step-1”.

Step-3: Press the Home button to save the changes.

How to Remove Apps from Folders in iPhone

Sometimes we add an app or game in a particular folder and later on think it shouldn’t be in this folder in such cases follow these steps to remove apps from folders in iPhone:

Step-1: Tap and hold on the folder you want to remove an app from.

Step-2: When the apps and folders start shaking lift off your finger from the screen.

Step-3: Tap on the drag out the app from the folder onto the home screen of your iPhone.

Step-4: Press the Home button to save changes.

How to Delete/Remove Folder from iPhone

A human brain can think of anything depending on the situation it is in. If your brain decides to remove/delete a folder from your iPhone Here are a few easy steps to follow:

Step-1: Tap and hold folder until it starts shaking then lift off your finger.

Step-2: Now remove all apps from your folder onto your home screen. Once you are done the folder will disappear.

Step-3: Now Press the Home button to save changes. That’s all you need to do to remove a folder from iPhone.

I hope these Guides related to managing Folder and arranging and organizing apps and games in your iPhone will help your a lot. If you think I’ve missed something or want to add new please comment below and share your thoughts as well.

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Muhammad Irfan Raza
Irfan Raza is Editor at TechWafer covering Everything about Apple including Mac, iPhones, iMac, iMac Pro, MacBook, and How-tos.

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