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How to Make an iOS App Folder With No Name

Dave LeClair 10-03-2016

Do you have a bunch of app on your iPhone or iPad that you never use? Personally, I never touch many of the apps that come with the device, and as such, I hide them in a folder labeled something like “Garbage”.


But what if you’d just like to throw some apps in a folder FolderEnhancer Makes iOS Folders Better Than You Ever Imagined [Cydia, iOS] I still remember when Apple rolled out folders in iOS. It is, without question, my favorite addition to the interface since the mobile operating system came into existence. Personally, I like to install a lot... Read More without a name attached? Maybe there’s some apps that you don’t want anyone who uses your phone to know what they are at a glance, or maybe you’re like me, and you want a place to put apps you don’t use.

Either way, Apple doesn’t actually let you name a folder nothing, but there’s a quick little workaround that doesn’t require any kind of jailbreak Should You Still Jailbreak Your iPhone? It used to be that if you wanted advanced functionality on your iPhone, you'd jailbreak it. But is it really worth it at this stage in the game? Read More or hacking!


You need an app that’s in the “Food & Drink” category on the App Store. Hold your finger on said app until it wiggles, and then place it on top of another app to make a new folder. When it opens, the folder will not have a name. You can freely delete the Food & Drink app from your phone, remove it from the folder, or whatever you want with it once you make the folder.

This is one of those weird tricks where we don’t quite know why it works, but we’re certainly happy that it does!


Any weird iOS tips or tricks you’d like to share? Hit the comments section and let us know!

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  1. Anonymous
    March 11, 2016 at 1:21 am

    or just put a space

  2. Me
    March 10, 2016 at 12:52 pm

    Reading and comprehension not your strong point?

  3. Anonymous
    March 10, 2016 at 7:41 am

    What's the name on that app or can you use any of them?