For various reasons, it can be useful to hide an app from the home screen of the iPhone, an app that seems not to be on the home screen but which is always and in any case able to be called up when needed.
The ability to hide an app is a feature available in iOS 14, which allows you to hide home screen pages for faster access to the App Library.
How do you hide an app on iPhone?
The system is simple: just press and hold the icon of the application that we want to hide to bring up a menu in which you can select three options: “Change home screen”, “Share application” and “Remove application”. By choosing “Remove app”, another menu appears in which you can select “Delete app”, “Remove from home screen” and “Cancel”. As it is easy to imagine, the item that interests us is “Remove from home screen”: by choosing this option, the application will not be deleted but the icon of the application in question will be removed from the home screen.
How to show hidden app on iPhone?
The hidden application will always be available in the application library (the last one shown by swiping the screen to the left that shows applications by category) or by typing the name in the application in the “search” field that appears by swiping the screen down after unlocking the phone.
Can multiple apps be hidden together?
There is no way to hide multiple apps at the same time, but just hold for a long time on an empty (no icon) area of the screen, and when the icons marked with “-” appear as “dancing”, hit the “-” record for each app you want to hide Choose “Remove to Home Screen”.
Move apps from Liberia to the home screen
It is of course possible to change the position of applications on the home screen (just drag the icon to the home screen page) and if we realize that we don’t even need to delete it from the application library (just touch and hold the application icon), then touch delete and delete again to confirm) .
Change the download location for newly downloaded apps
It is not known to all users but it is possible to change the download location of new apps on the iPhone: just open Settings > Home screen and choose the option “Add to Home Screen”, “App Library Only” and choose whether to show or hide the notifications you see in the App Library.
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