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    Hi to all :)

    Hope it's OK to post on this thread about something I want to ask regarding icons ;) How can I hide my icons so that anybody who open it cant see some of my icons :(
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    Hi there and welcome.

    It's not possible to physically hide your icons but there are a couple of workarounds. You can put them on the home screen to the far right to keep them out of the way or alternatively put them all in a folder and give it a spurious name.

    There is lots of good advice and info on here plus plenty of members all too willing to help with any problems.

    Remember, search is your friend. If you can't find the answer you need and you post a question then give as much info as you can to help members help you i.e. iPad 1 or 2, etc. and iOS version and name of app if the problem is with a specific app........and please don't forget to read the forum rules http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rules-help-info/2119-forum-rules-everybody-please-read.html

    These are the hacking section rules for all you jail breakers (and would be jail breakers) http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-hacking/2892-hacking-section-rules-please-read.html

    We also have an app for this forum. The link to download the app is: Discussion Forum for iPad Users for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store

    You can download the manual for your iPad here http://help.apple.com/ipad/6/ and here http://support.apple.com/manuals/ and in iBooks search for "iPad user guide for" and you will find free comprehensive manuals for iOS 4, 5, 6, etc.

    If you have other Apple products or are interested in other Apple kit then why not join our sister forum too at http://www.appleforums.net/ and for iPhone users, come and join in the discussion over at http://www.iphoneforums.net

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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    There is another way but you would have to have lots of apps to do it. There are 11 screens you can have, once all these screens are filled the apps are on your iPad but can't be seen until other apps are deleted. When you want to use them, you just do a search.

    3 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help...shortcuts-helpful-places-people-new-ipad.html

    Enjoy!
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    Hello and welcome to the forum!

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