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    Default Weird iPhone habits?

    Hmmm, I usually put my necessary apps on the first screen followed by the rest on the second screen. The few games I have are on my third screen. Although I have downloaded and tested out numerous apps, the ones I keep on my device are the ones I actually use. What about you? In the meantime, read what how the iMore staff members maintain their devices.

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    Very enjoyable read =) I was shocked that there is someone out there as 'weird' as me, I can really identify with nearly all of allyson's traits (and a few others as well) . . nice personal touch

    So, apparently no jb'ers among the bunch?
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    I read this article on the blog yesterday and thought is was pretty cool on how people have certain habits and live revtech I can identify with most.
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    Quote Originally Posted by revtech View Post
    Very enjoyable read =) I was shocked that there is someone out there as 'weird' as me, I can really identify with nearly all of allyson's traits (and a few others as well) . . nice personal touch

    So, apparently no jb'ers among the bunch?
    I, too, found the article quite amusing and yes, we are not the only weird ones...
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    My main page is blank so I can enjoy my daily wallpaper habit. Page two is my daily used apps and a folder to hold my apps to review. I have that on page two, because that is where Apple feels the need to place newly downloaded apps. Page three contains all of my other apps and page four is dedicated to my unused Newstand app.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bamf-hacker View Post
    My main page is blank so I can enjoy my daily wallpaper habit. Page two is my daily used apps and a folder to hold my apps to review. I have that on page two, because that is where Apple feels the need to place newly downloaded apps. Page three contains all of my other apps and page four is dedicated to my unused Newstand app.
    I like the idea of a folder to contain apps to be reviewed. Thanks for the tips.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JustMe'D View Post
    I like the idea of a folder to contain apps to be reviewed. Thanks for the tips.
    Yeah, I use AppShopper so I download a lot of apps. Many are not great and I don't keep on my phone, but I like to at least give them a shot. So with a "review" folder I can go in when I have time and try them out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bamf-hacker View Post
    Yeah, I use AppShopper so I download a lot of apps. Many are not great and I don't keep on my phone, but I like to at least give them a shot. So with a "review" folder I can go in when I have time and try them out.
    Well, I'm definitely going to incorporate your tip because I, too, test various apps, and your method makes a lot of sense. Thanks again...
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    Main Apps on first screen, second screen has over flow apps and then all my main folders.... I always keep it to two screens.
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    Most used apps on the home screen. I go through phases of having my apps out of folders or all the homepage in folders. It just depends on when I get tires of opening folders. I don't like more than 3 home screens. I update apps immediately as I despise the notification bubble. I keep my sounds default like every iPhone on TV. And I'm always changing cases and going caseless until I find a nice balance of protection, minimalism and flashiness. I also have the keyboard clicks on, used to bother me but then it grew on me, nice way to know when I'm actually hitting keys.


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    I also follow this as it's a religion. Nothing is ever out of place....

    http://brooksreview.net/2011/03/homescreen-organized/

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Yester View Post
    I also follow this as it's a religion. Nothing is ever out of place....

    http://brooksreview.net/2011/03/homescreen-organized/

    Interesting, indeed. Can you say OCD? ... (Laughing)
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    Quote Originally Posted by JustMe'D View Post
    Interesting, indeed. Can you say OCD? ... (Laughing)
    Definitely OCD...for the whole thread... I love it!
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    I don't know what weird habits I think I have with my iPhone but I do sort out my app from what I use most to least and I change my ringtone when I get bored of the one I currently use.. Other then that I have no idea
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    Both my lock screen and home screen backgrounds are solid black. That's probably a little strange to most.

    I keep my most used apps on the first page and everything else sort of piles up on the other pages. When I start to run out of room, I delete stuff and usually organize the remaining into folders by type of app.
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    Every app on my home screen gets used multiple times a day.
    Only one folder on my home page - Weather , which contains Weather Underground, Weather Channel & Yahoo Weather (love the sunrise/sunset animation.

    Good Luck
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    My most used apps are on the home screen, over flow apps on the second screen. I use only two screens. I go through phases of testing apps, if I'm not going to use them I get rid of them. This might be boring, but I prefer the stock wallpaper that came on the phone on both screens. Yes, I have OCD.
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    I sort my apps based on their color
    Red ones get together so are the green blue yellow etc.
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    What I do is simply organise EVERYTHING into folders. Doesn't have to be alphabetical but in folders. Same goes for everything else I'm using at the time.

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    I like my apps in alphabetical order, easier to find that way ;-)
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    I donít have a reason for why my apps/folders are arranged they way they are - itís something that evolved over time... BUT, if anything is out of itís assigned location, I freak out. Itís like I somehow donít think I can find it if it moves. (Credit muscle memory for that)... but my iPhone, iPad and iPod all have the same apps in the same location.

    The stuff I use daily/regularly are on the first page, 2nd page is all folders of similar apps, again, no discernible order for apps/folders or within folders - but if an app or folder gets moved, I go nuts until itís back where it "belongs".

    I do like the idea of a REVIEW folder... and will try to implement that, if my OCD allows it.

    And for the record: Iím not OCD. Iím not OCD. Iím not OCD.

    BTW, my wife's apps/folders are completely random and in a constant state of flux... donít know why I married that woman.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    Both my lock screen and home screen backgrounds are solid black. That's probably a little strange to most.

    I keep my most used apps on the first page and everything else sort of piles up on the other pages. When I start to run out of room, I delete stuff and usually organize the remaining into folders by type of app.
    You just described me..even the black background i use. I pretty much use spotlight though to open apps or the task switcher.

    That said, I'd be more open to keeping things better organized if Apple would improve things.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fausty82 View Post
    And for the record: I’m not OCD. I’m not OCD. I’m not OCD.

    BTW, my wife's apps/folders are completely random and in a constant state of flux... don’t know why I married that woman.
    My wife "I can't find my ... app". I wonder why.

    Good Luck
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    I have found that everything on one screen works for me. Jail broken, so I can put the icons where I like them, plus the five icon dock at the bottom.

    Also have the Newstand erased with swipe left search off. I love it all on one screen, with folders obviously.

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    Most used on homescreen (5 in dock and 5 top unless I'm using infinidock cause I'm using a superb wallpaper!) Social is on second (tweetbot, few games, Facebook, Pinterest etc); third is Tools (jailbreak apps, folder w/maps calculator clock etc)...fourth is newsstand and native apps in folders

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