1. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    After all these years I've finally decided to start using folders for apps. Things like Photography, Entertainment, etc.

    I do wish Apple gave the option to have applications in alphabetical order in said folders automatically, versus manually.

    In addition, when one opens an app from a folder, said folder should automatically close.

    What say you?
    12-29-2012 08:25 AM
  2. mumfoau's Avatar
    I agree on both counts. I group mine by their category in the App Store by the way.


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    12-29-2012 09:24 AM
  3. seashell93's Avatar
    I like using folders too...but in my folder I put my frequently used on the righthand side for quick access.
    12-29-2012 09:25 AM
  4. ThePinkChameleon's Avatar
    I'm the same way. On page one, my 1st row of apps at top are in alpha order & my apps and folders on the dock are in alpha order. Now the apps in the folders are in alpha order as well now.
    Page 2 is all folders in alpha order with apps within them in alpha order as well.
    12-29-2012 11:11 AM
  5. mumfoau's Avatar
    I leave the 1st page set up like it is out of the box then add all downloaded apps/folders to page 2.


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    12-29-2012 11:30 AM
  6. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I have only two home screens. Been using folders since Apple made it
    part of the OS in iOS 4. Alphabetical order would be nice. Doesn't bother me
    though.
    12-29-2012 01:03 PM
  7. mumfoau's Avatar
    Yeah as there typically aren't more than 5 apps in a folder. I only have about 40 apps downloaded.


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    12-29-2012 01:06 PM
  8. TurboTiger's Avatar
    After all these years I've finally decided to start using folders for apps. Things like Photography, Entertainment, etc.

    I do wish Apple gave the option to have applications in alphabetical order in said folders automatically, versus manually.

    In addition, when one opens an app from a folder, said folder should automatically close.

    What say you?
    I agree with you nw, especially about the folder closing.
    I have the following folders:
    Entertainment
    Travel
    Investments
    Local
    Sports
    Cigars

    Good Luck
    12-29-2012 04:15 PM
  9. Laelipoo's Avatar
    I would love this. I did have a jb tweak called folderenhancer for the autoclosing.


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    12-29-2012 04:59 PM
  10. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    Anyone else OCD like me?
    12-30-2012 09:45 PM
  11. mumfoau's Avatar
    Anyone else OCD like me?
    *Raises hand*


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    12-30-2012 09:46 PM
  12. TurboTiger's Avatar
    Anyone else OCD like me?
    I'm with you all the way nw.
    12-30-2012 09:49 PM
  13. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    Anyone else feel the same way?
    01-01-2013 08:42 PM
  14. Bazza1's Avatar
    Being anal (or OCD), you'd think I'd have gotten into the whole folder thing in a big way, but I still mostly use the individual screens as the categories, i.e -

    Home Page - Daily viewables (Reminders, Messages, Google Maps, Poynt, Jotter, Facebook, Fantasical, Camera+, Atomic Browser, etc)
    2nd Page - Work stuff (Calculator, Notes, Daily Cost, Dropbox, CloudOn, Translate, Carpenter, Splashtop, etc)
    3rd Page - News
    4th Page - Photos, Video, Streaming TV, iBooks, Kobo, etc
    5th Page - Games
    5th Page - Misc (Banking apps, SoundHound, iTunes, App Store, etc)

    I know I could put all these individual pages into folders, but whether I tap to open a folder or flick to open a page doesn't seem to be a big difference.

    However, there is one folder I do have without issue and it's becoming a full one. Its called Junk Drawer and it consists of Stocks, Game Center, Safari, Weather, Camera, Passbook, Maps - and would, if I could, include Newsstand. All Apple apps we can't get rid of. Go figure.
    01-02-2013 07:55 AM
  15. seashell93's Avatar
    Being anal (or OCD), you'd think I'd have gotten into the whole folder thing in a big way, but I still mostly use the individual screens as the categories, i.e -

    Home Page - Daily viewables (Reminders, Messages, Google Maps, Poynt, Jotter, Facebook, Fantasical, Camera+, Atomic Browser, etc)
    2nd Page - Work stuff (Calculator, Notes, Daily Cost, Dropbox, CloudOn, Translate, Carpenter, Splashtop, etc)
    3rd Page - News
    4th Page - Photos, Video, Streaming TV, iBooks, Kobo, etc
    5th Page - Games
    5th Page - Misc (Banking apps, SoundHound, iTunes, App Store, etc)

    I know I could put all these individual pages into folders, but whether I tap to open a folder or flick to open a page doesn't seem to be a big difference.

    However, there is one folder I do have without issue and it's becoming a full one. Its called Junk Drawer and it consists of Stocks, Game Center, Safari, Weather, Camera, Passbook, Maps - and would, if I could, include Newsstand. All Apple apps we can't get rid of. Go figure.
    That's another smart organized way to do it too!
    01-02-2013 05:18 PM
  16. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    Interesting. I might bloody have to do this, too.

    Being anal (or OCD), you'd think I'd have gotten into the whole folder thing in a big way, but I still mostly use the individual screens as the categories, i.e -

    Home Page - Daily viewables (Reminders, Messages, Google Maps, Poynt, Jotter, Facebook, Fantasical, Camera+, Atomic Browser, etc)
    2nd Page - Work stuff (Calculator, Notes, Daily Cost, Dropbox, CloudOn, Translate, Carpenter, Splashtop, etc)
    3rd Page - News
    4th Page - Photos, Video, Streaming TV, iBooks, Kobo, etc
    5th Page - Games
    5th Page - Misc (Banking apps, SoundHound, iTunes, App Store, etc)

    I know I could put all these individual pages into folders, but whether I tap to open a folder or flick to open a page doesn't seem to be a big difference.

    However, there is one folder I do have without issue and it's becoming a full one. Its called Junk Drawer and it consists of Stocks, Game Center, Safari, Weather, Camera, Passbook, Maps - and would, if I could, include Newsstand. All Apple apps we can't get rid of. Go figure.
    01-02-2013 07:19 PM

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