The home screen on your iPhone can be completely made up with apps, folders, wallpaper, and more all set to your liking.
Many of us sideload multiple apps on our iPhones in addition to the ones that come pre-loaded, such as Safari, Photos, Calculator, Clock, Camera, and more. These can often extend into pages and pages of app icons, which can get confusing when you’re trying to find the app you want. You can always swipe down from the middle of the screen to open the search bar and type in the name of the app you want to search for. But it’s much easier when you can simply click on the icon because you know exactly where it is.
This is where home screen customization comes in. It is easy to do for everyone The best iPhones. Note that you can connect your iPhone, including old and new models such as iPhone 14, to a computer and organize apps on the home screen of iTunes. But there is an easier way to do this while lying on the couch, watching TV or commuting home from work to school on public transport.
How to move apps on the iPhone home screen
- Start by cleaning the phone Remove apps You no longer need or want. See our guide on How to uninstall an app on your iPhone For instructions if you don’t know how.
- From the first page of your home screen (or any page for that matter), Press and hold anywhere on the screen until you see all the app icons start to jiggle. You will also see a horizontal line at the top left of each line that can be used to remove them quickly. (Be careful not to accidentally and inadvertently tap this to remove the app you still want. If you do, simply go back to the App Store and re-download it. Don’t worry: your data won’t be lost!) OR
- Alternatively, you can long press on any app and select it Edit the main screen.
- place your your finger on the app Drag it to where you want it on the page.
- To move an app to another page, Drag it to the edge of the screen Either right or left, and wait. After about a second, the home screen will flip to the next page, where you can position it accordingly.
- to Move an app to the Dock At the bottom, which fits a maximum of four, repeat step 2 or 3, then drag one of the currently existing apps to the main home screen, and then drag the new app you want to move into its place to the Dock.
How to create folders on the iPhone home screen
- To put apps together in neat folders, follow step 2, then Drag one app icon over the other want to huddle together. Apple will either intelligently name this folder, or it will pop up one for you to name. (You can also go to and rename the folder at any time.)
- to Remove foldertap and hold on that folder and select Remove folder.
- to Remove the application from this folder, repeat step 2, open the folder, and then drag an app anywhere outside the folder box. If there are only two apps, the folder will disappear completely. If there are more than two apps, the one you chose will simply be removed from the folder and placed by itself.
How to move multiple apps at once on the iPhone home screen
- Could you Transfer application icons in batches, with multiple simultaneous times. Follow steps 2 or 3 above on how to transfer apps.
- While app icons are shaking, Select an app You want to move it and start moving it.
- At the same time, Use a different finger and tap on other apps want to move as well. It will be stacked on top of the first app, with a number appearing across the top, on the left to indicate how many apps are selected.
- Once you’ve selected them all, Drag continues Where you want them to go.
- Apps will now appear where you want them.
Another way to customize your home screen is to add your own photo as a wallpaper. See our guide on How to change wallpaper on iPhone For simple instructions on how to do this to complete the home screen customization. When you swipe left from the first page of your home screen, you’ll also open a handy Today screen, where you can further customize the look with a series of widgets of your choice. learn How to add and change widgets.
Apple iPhone 14
iPhone 14 is the base model of the 2022 iPhone series, and offers a well-balanced set of features for the average user.