Organise your Apps

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    Is there a sensible way to organise your apps into relevant order , or on your own selected pages / desktops rather than the random positioning when buying your apps ?
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    Hi there and welcome.

    If you touch and hold any app icon they will start to wiggle, you can then drag them around on the screen as you like and between screens. I put mine in folders by dragging one app icon over the top of another similar app.

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

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    Yes. Long press on any app, until a black cross appears on the icons.

    Being careful to avoid touching the cross (which will delete them), you can then drag them to where you want them, including from one screen to another.

    If you find it difficult to hold the app as the page changes, you can drag them to the dock, switch pages, then drag them into position on the relevant page. You can have up to 6 apps in the dock rather than the default 4.

    When everything is as you want it, press the home button to restore the screen to normal.
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    Thanks guys , useful answers .
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

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