How to Hide Apps From Home Screen Using Screen Time on iPhone
It is always a good idea to keep your iPhone clean and clutter-free. Moreover, you might want to keep just the apps on your Home screen that you mostly use. Most of the stock apps on iOS are just resting in plain sight that you do not even use. There is a pretty neat trick to remove the stock apps from your Home screen entirely on your iPhone. What if you want to use a stock app in the future? Well, the trick we have in store for users will only hide the app from the Home screen and the App Library but not delete it and you can use it any time that you want. Scroll down to see how you can hide stock apps from your iPhone's Home screen.
How to Hide Stock Apps Without Deleting Them From The Home Screen Of Your iPhone Using Screen Time
The process to hide stock apps from your iPhone's Home screen is pretty simple. All you have to do is follow the step-by-step instructions below. Before you dive in and follow the tutorial, take note that the trick makes use of the Screen Time feature in iOS 15. Moroever, the app will still take up space so it is not equivalent to deleting the app. Simply follow the steps below to hide stock apps on your iPhone's Home screen using Screen Time.
Step 1: The first thing that you have to do is launch the Settings app.
Step 2: Now head over to Screen Time.
Step 3: Along with the rest of the options, tap on the Content & Privacy Restrictions option.
Step 4: Toggle on Content and Privacy Restrictions if it is not already and you will see the list of options below come to life.
Step 5: Now tap on Allowed Apps.
Step 6: You will see the list of apps with a toggle next to it. Now, what you have to do is simply toggle off any app that you want to hide from your iPhone's Home screen.
This is all that you have to do. Now just swipe to go to the Home screen and you will see that the app that you toggled off is now hidden but not deleted. This is a very neat way to remove apps from the Home screen without deleting them. Moreover, you will also not find the app in the App Library. If you want to keep the app in the App Library but remove them from the Home screen, you can check out our detailed tutorial. Moreover, repeat the same steps and toggle on the apps that you did before to unhide them.
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