Schedule a Free Mobile Strategy TODAY!

Complete the below fields and we will be in touch with you very soon. You can also call us on +64 21 228 4414 or email to craig@quickapps.co.nz

Schedule a Free Mobile Strategy TODAY!

Actually we will not spam you and keep your personal data secure

Smartphone Tips: Organising Your Apps

mobile-food-ordering-apps-11-e1452182597964
How Mobile Apps Benefit the Restaurant Business
January 8, 2016
Waterview Primary School
QUICKAPPS – Helping Schools communicate with Parents
July 5, 2016
Show all

Smartphone Tips: Organising Your Apps

Shuter images

Smartphone Tips: Organising Your Apps

May 17, 2016

Shuter images

Ever search high and low for an app on your home screen only to find it staring you in the face? Maybe it’s time for a little home screen feng shui. Try some of the creative ideas below.

Folders

Default category names like “Utilities” and “Lifestyle” are too vague for most people. Consider breaking it up further by functionality or context. Maybe you use a few apps when you’re on vacation—throw them in a “Travel” folder. If you’re a shutterbug, group your photo and video apps together. And don’t forget about emojis! Folder names don’t have to be words—the camera emoji may catch your eye quicker than “Photos” does.

Themes

If folders aren’t your thing or you want to keep your most-used apps directly on your home screen, try aligning them in rows by theme. This helps you identify them quickly as you grow familiar with the layout. You could create a row dedicated to organisational apps, another for social media, etc.

 

shutterstock_199059254

Colours

Apps are identifiable by design and colour. You’re more likely to notice the app icon before the name. Colour-coding your apps makes it simple to find your favorites easily.

Alphabetise

This is a straightforward method that few people use. On the iPhone, go to to Settings > General > Reset and tap “Reset Home Screen Layout.” This will put automatically alphabetise your apps (except for the ones that came with your phone)

Handling

How do you hold your phone? Are your hands too small to reach apps near the center of the screen? Placing your most-used apps toward the perimeter makes them easier to access.

QuickApps are Mobile App Development Specialists based in Auckland, New Zealand. For further information or a Demo please visit www.quickapps.co.nz or email craig@quickapps.co.nz

5ea2b4365af16b3bad29c652e7cee1c9

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *