Can you rearrange application icons?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by AudiA4, Jul 1, 2007.

  1. macrumors member

    May 6, 2002
    Little Rock, AR
    Can you rearrange application icons? I swear I saw this on one of the Apple videos, but I cannot find it there or in the pdf User's Guide. I'd like to replace the "iPod" button on the bottom with "iCal" which I reference much more often.
  2. macrumors member

    Jul 18, 2002
    Owego, NY
    The video i believe you're referring to rearranges the ipod options (Playlists, songs, artists, podcasts, videos, etc). That can be changed by going in the Ipod, selecting more, then clicking edit. Just drag the options that you want down to the menu.

    As for the Main app window, I doubt you'll ever be able to select which apps appear at the bottom, since Jobs made such a big deal about the Four Big Things (Phone, Mail, Internet, iPod)
  3. thread starter macrumors member

    May 6, 2002
    Little Rock, AR
    That's too bad...for many people, the iPod is not one of the main four functions day-in, day-out. It would have been easy to allow this to be edited by the end-user in the same way as that within the iPod app.
  4. macrumors regular

    Feb 5, 2006
    Is there anyway to rearrange the buttons not at the bottom? I don't need the stocks button and would like to remove it.
  5. macrumors 6502

    Jun 28, 2007
    me too !! i dont need that , useless for me.. i wish i could install widgets on my iphone, and change the stock for other one i use more..

    you guys think that will ne possible ?
  6. macrumors 6502


    Jun 9, 2007
    Dallas, Texas
    All the buttons are static, unchangeable currently. My guess is this will change with the advent of new apps developed by Apple and their partners. Sometime down the road, it's a safe bet that add/remove and sort functions will be provided for the home screen. Don't hold your breath, though!
  7. macrumors 6502a

    Jun 25, 2007
    College Station, Tx
    stocks is pretty useful! i can watch me make money off of apple stock :) ^$6 a share today :), im on fire :)
  8. macrumors 68020


    Jul 1, 2007
    Sherman Oaks
    The bottom buttons will probably remain fixed, but new software may allow
    for sorting the remaining soft keys. The current configuration seems very logical and intuitive.
  9. macrumors 6502

    Billy Boo Bob

    Jun 6, 2005
    Dark Side Of The Moon
    My guess is that once the last 4 slots are filled and there's more to add that you'll end up with "pages" of icons. Either flick to the side for the next set (like photos), or scroll through them.

    Other than that we might end up with some sort of folders.

    Hopefully some day there'll be an option to rearrange them or add/remove them.

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