Folders - alphabetical order

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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.

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I agree on both counts. I group mine by their category in the App Store by the way.


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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. :)
 

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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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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.
 

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Yeah as there typically aren't more than 5 apps in a folder. I only have about 40 apps downloaded.


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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

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I would love this. I did have a jb tweak called folderenhancer for the autoclosing.


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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.
 

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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!
 

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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.
 

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