Customizing your iPhone and iPad basically means changing the default wallpaper of your home screen and lock screen, changing the position of your apps on your home screen ,making folders and moving your apps to your home screen or into the folder of your device.

It is just the way how you customize your iPhone and iPad with your comfort-ability and suitability.

Here are some ways to customize your iPhone and iPad

How To Totally Customize Your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch

How to customize your Home screen on iPhone and iPad

Follow these simple steps to do the desired results :

  1. Go to the Settings app from the Home screen.
  2. After this , a screen will appear with different options like general, display and brightness , wallpaper sounds .Tap on the Wallpaper option 
  3. Tap on Choose a New Wallpaper option. 
  4.  Next,  tap on the location of the new wallpaper like from camera roll , favorites as you want to choose. Also, you can choose  the effect of the wallpaper among the following – Dynamic: Circles that float around the screen ,Stills: Apple’s gallery of images , Live: Apple’s gallery of Live Photo, Libraries: All the images contained in your Photos app, including selfies, and your own Live Photos
  5. Tap on the image you want to use.
  6. You can adjust your options: Move and Scale: you can slide it around and pinch-to-zoom in and out , Motion: Select if you want it still ,  perspective, or Live Photo.
  7. Tap Set and then Tap Set Home Screen if you only want to change the Home screen wallpaper or set lock screen if you only want to set this image for lock screen, or choose Set Both to change the Lock screen wallpaper as well.

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How to move apps on your iPhone or iPad Home screen?

Following are the steps to move apps on your iPhone and iPad or iPod Touch :

  1. Open the icons screen on your iPhone. Touch and hold your finger on the app icon which you want to move to home screen. 
  2. Drag the app icon you want to move to its new location.
  3. The app will be placed when drag off .
  4. Click the Home button to exit edit mode.

How to move apps between iPhone or iPad Home screens?

You can move app icons onto different screens as well. Generally, you want to group all your games together on one screen.

  1. Touch and hold your finger on the app icon until you enter edit mode
  2. Drag the app icon you want to move all the way to the left to go to the previous Home screen or all the way to the right to go to the next Home screen.
  3. The app will be placed when drag off .
  4. Click the Home button to exit edit mode.

How to move apps to a new iPhone or iPad Home screen?

When you download apps, IOS will create new Home screens if the old screens are full.

Here are the steps to create more Home screens any time you like :-

  1. Touch and hold your finger on the app icon to enter edit mode. 
  2. Drag the app icon you want to move all the way to the right until you reach almost the right-most end of your Home screen.
  3.  To create a new home screen , Keep dragging the app icon right .
  4. Drop the app icon  to the new Home screen.
  5. Click the Home button to exit edit mode.

How to delete apps from Your  iPhone or iPad  Home screen?

If you no longer want an app you’ve downloaded from the App Store, you can delete it and remove it from your Home screen. You can also “delete” some of the built-in Apple apps now as well.

  1. Touch and hold your finger on the app icon until you enter edit mode
  2. Tap the Delete button (looks like an X) at the top left of the app icon.
  3. Tap Delete to confirm the removal.
  4. Click the Home button to exit edit mode.

If you later change your mind, and decide you want a deleted app back, you can re-download it from the App Store.

How to create a folder for apps on your iPhone or iPad Home screen?

To save space on your Home screen, you can place apps into a folder.

  1. Touch and hold your finger on the app icon to enter in edit mode .
  2. Drag the app icon you want to put into a folder on top of another app icon you want in the same folder.
  3. The app will be placed when drag off .
  4. Tap on the folder name to change it.
  5. Click the Home button to exit edit mode.
  6. Click the Home button again or tap outside the folder to return to the Home screen.

How to rename folders on your iPhone or iPad Home screen?

  1. Tap on the folder you want to rename to open it.
  2. Touch and hold your finger on an app icon to enter in edit mode .
  3. Tap on the folder name to edit it, or on tap on the x icon .
  4. Enter the new folder name of your choice.
  5. Click the Home button to exit edit mode.

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How to add apps to folders on your iPhone or iPad Home screen?

You can continue to add apps to existing folders at any time. You can drag in as many extra apps as you want.

Following are the steps to add apps to folder on your home screen :-

  1. Touch and hold your finger on the app icon to enter in edit mode .
  2. Drag the app icon you want to put into a folder on top of the folder you want to add it to.
  3. The app will be placed when drag off .
  4. Click the Home button to exit edit mode.

How to remove apps from a folder on your iPhone or iPad Home screen?

following are the steps to remove apps from your folders on your home screen quickly and easily :

  1. Tap the folder containing the app you want to remove to open it.
  2. Touch and hold you finger on the app icon you want to remove to enter in edit mode.
  3. Drag the app icon out of the folder.
  4. The app will be placed automatically when dragged off  onto the Home screen .
  5. Click the Home button to exit edit mode.

How to delete a folder from your iPhone or iPad Home screen?

To delete an entire folder,  simply follow the given steps:-

  1. Tap the folder you want to delete.
  2. Touch and hold your finger on an app icon in the folder to enter in edit mode .
  3. Drag the app icon out of the folder.
  4. The app will be placed automatically when dragged off  onto the Home screen .
  5. Repeat this for all the apps in the folder.
  6. Click the Home button to exit edit mode.
  7. After this the folder is automatically removed.

How to restore your iPhone or iPad Home screen to the default layout?

Here are some simple steps to restore your home screen to the default layout:-

  1. Launch Settings from your Home screen.
  2. Tap on General.
  3. Tap on Reset option  you may find this option at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Tap on Reset Home Screen Layout.  
  5. Tap on Reset Home Screen to confirm.

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