How to Create Nested Folders on iPhone 15, and iPad iOS 17

Organize or Manage all apps installed on your iOS device (iPad and iPad) by Crear Group of apps or Create Folder. Yes, We can also Nest folders (Folder inside Folder) using some easy methods. New in iOS supporting Gesture and multitouch finder on app home screen. That’s where I show you how to Make Nest Folders on the iPhone, iPad. The nested folder is also the ideal way to hide some secret app insecure place means folder inside folder apps, We can manage all the Apps in Folder Group like Social, Finance, Utility, Education, Game, Business, Productivity with Cute Folder Name Ideas.

Also, This tutorial cover guide for the latest iOS installed on iPhone models is iPhone and iPad. To decrease the complexity of creating a folder using gestures or two fingers, Watch my video tutorial.

What is nest folders on the Home Screen?

Prepare home screen in more smart ways, which will easy to use or open apps and webpage shortcuts from the desired place every time.

Note: – Officially apple doesn’t give this an excellent option, but iOS users want it, and they are doing only this way. Keep your iPhone, iPad Updated with the latest iOS/iPadOS Version.

  • Settings > General > Software Update

Before starting the Nesting folder in a new way, We can reset the Home screen to Remove all Wrongly nested folders from iPhone, iPad home screen

Steps For Nest Folders on iOS Running on iPhone, iPad

Touch and Hold on App icon from iPhone, iPad Home screen. Until you see the Popup for the app. Select the Edit Home Screen option.

Edit home screen on iPhone
Edit home screen on iPhone

Now all the apps will jiggle on the home screen. Now Move the Jiggling app icon to another app.

Move app to Nest folder on iPhone
Move app to Nest folder on iPhone

Both apps will move into the new Folder. Now back to the home screen and Move Third App to Folder, the Third app will be moved into the Folder, Repeat the Same steps to add new Apps turn by turn.

Move app in to Next folder
Move app into Next folder

That’s it.

iOS 11 or Earlier

Go to the App Home screen, First Create a simple folder by tapping and holding finger on the app that you want the mode to another folder. After the jingle start, Drage and overlay to another app.

Lift up your finger to put it into the folder.

1 Create Nest Folder using First App icon on iPhone in iOS 11

Next, Select multiple apps using Multitouch Gesture On iPhone, Select an app and hold it, Slide move to another place after that using another finger select all other apps one by one and create the group of app.

Now, Move all grouped apps into a recently created folder.

2 Create a Group of other app icon on home screen and move in to folder on iPhone

In the same way, we can remove the folder or unnest folder on iPhone, iPad Home screen.

Remove all Nested folders on iPhone, iPad home screen, Reset Home screen. And Get the Default home screen layout.

Prepare Home Screen Layout

Make only one folder (That’s what we can do officially, By dragging the app icon onto another then repeating with the existing folder). Keep one app space at the bottom corner.

Create a New Folder Using Two Apps on the Same Screen

Choose any of the two apps and Create a combined folder of it. Move one app into another app using drag and drop, after that press the home button immediately.

Remove One App from Created Folder

Came out one app from a newly created folder. (Press on an icon and drag out on home screen back).

Now Do Folder Glitch on iOS Device

Currently, only a single app is inside the folder right! Move this app near the bottom edge of the folder. At the time leave an app and press the home button quickly.

Now, the newly created folder disappeared.

Final Steps

Ready to perform two-finger quick operations to create nest folders on iOS.

Try to place one app and folder at the same time over the app. See the video tutorial to understand each point,

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2 thoughts on “How to Create Nested Folders on iPhone 15, and iPad iOS 17”

  1. The instructions only show how to move an app and create a folder with another app. It does NOT describe how to create nested folders even though the title indicates that. A nested folder is a folder inside a folder, not an app inside a folder.


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