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How to create folder or delete folder in iPhone and iPad?

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How to Create folder in iPhone or iPad ?

create folder iPhone iPad
Don’t you find any new folder options in your device? Create folder in iPhone or iPad in simple steps. You can’t find any ‘New Folder’ options directly in your device. In order, to create a folder you must have at least two apps that are to be placed in one folder. It’s mandatory to have at least two apps in order to create folder in iPhone or iPad. Make a note of the apps that you want to make into an folder. Let’s, choose the two app’s as ‘Facebook’ and ‘Twitter’. In order to place them in an folder, long tap on any app either Facebook or Twitter so that you will get cross mark(x) over the folder name.

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Now, drag and drop the one app over the other, i.e. drag and drop the Facebook app over the Twitter app. You can now see the two apps placed in a folder.

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Once you drag and drop one app over the other a new folder automatically gets created

iPad folder

If you want to add few more apps in to this folder, just long tap on the app that you need to move to the newly created folder in iPhone or iPad. Drag and drop the app into the newly created folder. In this manner you can add as many apps that you need to move into the newly created folder.

Once you have moved the apps into the folder, you can view all of them in one folder. You have finished creating folder, and now you need to rename it. Before doing that, long tap on any of the apps in the newly created folder. So that, you get a text field with the pre-defined name of the folder. You can do this by placing the cursor in the folder name text field. Tap on the crossmark(x) to clear the entire text or remove the required characters by tapping on the backspace button in the device keyboard. You can specify user defined names for the folder. Even, you can add special characters for the name of the folder in iPhone or iPad. Finally, user can come to the normal home screen by tapping on the ‘Home’ button.

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Till now, we have learned about creating a new folder in iPhone or iPad (create folder in iPhone and iPad). Now, let’s, come to the point of moving the app to the home screen from the newly created tap. Ensure that the app that you need to move to the home screen. Long tap on the app that you need to move to the home screen. Drag the app out of the folder and place it on the home screen. You app now gets disappeared from the folder and appears on the home screen. Finally, user can come to the normal home screen by tapping on the ‘Home’ button.

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Finally, Coming to the point of removing the newly created folder. This is done ways:

Remove or delete folder in iPhone or iPad:

  1. Firstly, the folder automatically gets removed when user drags out an app but putting one app in the folder as it is immediately after creating the new folder. The folder disappears when there is only app existing in it.
  2. Secondly, you have created the folder in iPhone or iPad. Later after some time, you want to remove that folder in iPhone or iPad. This time the folder doesn’t gets removed automatically. Even though there is only one app, the folder still exists, until you remove all the apps in the folder. Once you drag all the apps in the folder to the home screen, the folder automatically gets disappeared.Finally, user can come to the normal home screen by tapping on the ‘Home’ button.

I think this article helped you to create folder in your iPhone by giving simple steps to create folder in iPhone and iPad.

Originally posted 2014-09-24 07:54:11.