Restrictions on a app

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  1. zplugger

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    Is there a way to hide or restrict any app? I see where you can hide Safari, can this be done with any app?

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    If you go to Settings>General>Restrictions you'll see a list of apps and functions. If you turn off the switches you'll disable that app or function. This only works for those apps and functions.
     
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    I went there but not all apps show up,Lets say it was a app I got from the apple store?
     
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    I'm afraid not. The iPad was conceived as a single user device so there was no provision for restricting specific apps.
     
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    Well, agree w/ Scifan.. - if the app is not there in the Restrictions list, then cannot be added in a 'stock' iPad - now if the app in question has its own 'password protection', then a viable option; I have several on my iPad Air 2, including one for photos. Dave :)
     
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    I think the ipad should be able to be used by a family,so it might need different ways to hide or protect a app.Its going to take a long time to get used to this, so many options in windows. Should be apps made to do this, something that can hide any app if needed.
     
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    Under current app sandboxing rules which strictly limit how apps can interact with each other, an app that can restrict access to other apps would not be approved by Apple and would not be found in the App Store.

    You would need a jail broken app to be able to do this, if such an app or tweak exists for jail broken devices. iOS 9.3.3 is the last iOS version with an available jailbreak.
     

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