[Fox News] How to hide apps on your iPhone to keep them secret

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As you know by reading our articles, we emphasize privacy a lot. We believe it is very important, so sometimes, that means keeping certain apps away from curious eyes. Hiding apps on your iPhone is straightforward, whether you’re aiming to declutter your iPhone’s home screen or ensure your privacy. Let’s walk through the steps together.

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First, let us address how to make a single app vanish from your home screen:

The app is now hidden from your home screen but remains accessible through the search function and in your App Library. To access the App Library on your iPhone:

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If you’re looking to hide an entire page of apps, here’s how:

Your selected page of apps is now out of sight, creating a cleaner and more organized home screen. 

Hiding an app on your iPhone prevents it from showing up on the home screen, but it will still be discoverable through search. If you want to avoid that, you can also hide an app from search on your iPhone:

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Change your mind? No problem. Here’s how to bring back your hidden apps:

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Customizing your iPhone’s app visibility is about privacy and personalizing your user experience. Whether you’re hiding a single app or an entire page, the process is reversible, giving you the flexibility to change things up as needed. Remember, your apps are just out of sight, ready to be summoned back whenever you choose.

In what situations do you find it most necessary to conceal apps or pages on your iPhone? Let us know by writing us at Cyberguy.com/Contact.

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