How to create a folder on the iPhone?

To sort out the desktops iPhone, it is not necessary to delete all applications that are rarely used. There is a more efficient method - program icons can be distributed by folders. The article will tell about several ways to create folders on iPhone.

Use iPhone"On the full coil", without installing any mobile applications, it will not work. And modern Apple devices are truly a truly huge number of hardware features: how much to load applications, all the same, the gadget will be unraopered not to the end.

The same who is trying to master the functionality of their "apple" device, it is useful to know how to create a folder on an iPhone. In the folders, you can "pack" icons of games and applications to be able to quickly find the necessary one. Use folders is much more convenient than flipping up a dozen desktops.

How to create a folder on the iPhone desktop?

Create a folder with applications follows this:

Step 1. Click on the icon of any of the applications and hold your finger over a couple of seconds. So you will go to the editing mode of desktops - the program icons zadrozhat, and the cross will appear above them.

There are 3 calculators in our example - we need to collect them in the folder.

Step 2. In editing mode, drag one icon to another.

The folder will be formed automatically, and both applications will be in it.

Step 3. Drag the same applications to the finished folder.

Step 4. Click the " HOME button - so you will leave from the edit mode.

In one iPhone folder, there may be a maximum of 12 icons. The number of folders that can be created is also limited - no more than 180. On iPad limits less strict - 220 folders, each of which is placed up to 20 icons. You can bypass these restrictions only if you have a jailbreak on your mobile device.

Folder Management

When creating a directory, the mobile device analyzes its contents and independently assigns the name to it. However, the folder on the iPhone user can rename. This is how this is done:

Step 1. Open the folder, click on its name and hold your finger for a couple of seconds.

Icons zadorzhat, and in contrast the catalog name will appear cross.

Step 2. Erase the name assigned by iPhone, and enter another. Then click " HOME" to secure the result.

Remove the application icon from the folder too, through the edit mode. You need to open the folder, click on the icon and, holding the finger, output it beyond the folder boundaries, placing on the desktop.

To delete the folder, it is necessary to simply remove all the icons from it. In the usual way - by pressing the cross - do not erase the folder with the iPhone.

How to create a folder on iPhone via iTunes?

To form a directory on the iPhone, itunes can be applied. Folders are created through mediacombine so:

Step 1. Connect the iPhone to the PC cable and run iTunes.

Step 2. Track in the control menu - for this you need to click on the button with the image of the smartphone.

Step 3. In the " settings menu, select the" program section.

Step 4. In the " home screens" double click choose the page on which you want to place the catalog.

Step 5. Mouse cursor Grab one of the icons and drag it to another.

The folder will be created.

Step 6. Rename the catalog - assign it the name that will allow you to quickly find it if necessary.

Step 7. Click on an empty place when you will give iTunes to understand that the editing of the home screens is completed.

Step 8. Run the synchronization process.

At the end of the process, the icon on the mobile device will be collected in the folder.

Delete the directory via iTunes can also be on the gadget - by removing all icons from it.

How to create a folder in the folder?

Create folders inside the iphons folders actually do not have to be able to. However, IOS periodically occur bugs that allow you to do this. So it was with iOS 8, and c iOS 9. The author of this article was able to create a folder inside the folder and on iOS 7. The operation is not easy - it requires skill, it may not work from the first time. It is necessary to act like this:

Step 1. Create the usual folder that you will put inside another folder.

Step 2. Hold your finger free icon and drag it to another - so that another catalog is formed. While the folder will be created, "Move" into it that has been previously prepared.

Understand how this is done, the video will help. It should be viewed from 1:05 - up to this point there is nothing interesting.

The user can withdraw all applications from the directory and leave only the folder in the folder. In addition, the iphone owner is able to put a folder with a folder inside into another folder - and repeat this process to infinity.

How to put a password to the folder?

Put Password on the folder forces by the iPhone itself will not work. As security measures, you can only use the digital unlocking code and the Touch ID - however, these measures protect the iPhone as a whole, and not a separate directory.

Create a password folder with third-party software. At the AppStore, a few applications are applied at regularly, which forces this task. The most famous of them is Folder Lock. This program allows you to place important data in your internal storage for a graphic or digital password.

Folder Lock will not be able to "pass through" the folder created on the desktop iPhone. With this task will not cope any application.

Put the data into the Folder Lock directory as follows:

Step 1. Run the application and set the password. Several password forms are available - pattern (graphic), PIN (consisting only from numbers), Password (consisting of letters and numbers), Touch ID (fingerprint access).

Step 2. Specify the e-mail address. Through this address, you can restore access to secret directories if you forget the password.

Step 3. Select the appropriate section according to the data type you are going to hide. For example, if you wish to hide photos, click on the " photos icon. The section intended for storing applications is not in the list.

Step 4. In each of the sections there are folder templates - say, in " photos" there are directories " Friends", " Family" and others. You can put the data into one of the prepared folders or create a new directory - by pressing the button with a plus.

Next, click on the folder and through "+" download files to this directory.

Step 5. Delete files downloaded to the Folder Lock, from the built-in iPhone applications.

Thus, access to "hidden" data will be able to obtain only the one who knows the password from the Folder Lock or has access to your email.

Other programs from the AppStore can be used to create "passerous" folders:


Create a folder on the iPhone can be 2 ways: directly through the interface Mobile device and through iTunes. To resort to iTunes services for creating a folder illogical - to perform this operation directly on the iPhone will be possible to literally with one touch.

Know how to generate folders in iTunes, it is useful to the user who "shakes" applications in mediacombine and loads them on the iPhone by synchronization. In this case, group icons are more convenient right in iTunes, because all working tables of the mobile device are in front of the eyes.