Can't move Newsstand to a folder [Merged]

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by RyCan3, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. RyCan3 macrumors 6502

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    Is anyone else having a problem moving newstand into a folder?
     
  2. singhjeet29 macrumors regular

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    Seeing as NewStand is sort of a folder itself, and you've never been able to stack folders within one another. This is what I feared.

    I don't think you can. But you should be able to remove it through the settings app, by setting up a restriction on. I remember doing that with the YouTube app before. I hope that works.
     
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    You are correct that you cannot stick newsstand into a folder.

    I just checked my restrictions settings and I don't see a way to hide it either. Sorry.
     
  5. grapes911 Moderator emeritus

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    It's been like this during all of the beta. It's my biggest complaint about iOS 5.
     
  6. fjrabon macrumors regular

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    I hope they eventually fix this, but I could see it taking a while and being pretty low on the priority list. Like others have said, I think it's because they set it up as just a sort of prettified 'auto-folder', so it follows the normal rules for a folder, not an app.
     
  7. Pooshka macrumors 65816

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    Why can't anyone get it?

    Newsstand IS a folder. When have Apple ever let us create folders inside folders? Exactly, never!

    Get over it.
     
  8. Patriot24 macrumors 68030

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    Oops, didn't see this thread and created a dupe. Thanks, grapes911.

    So far this is my only complaint about iOS 5.
     
  9. grapes911, Oct 12, 2011
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    Is Newsstand any more a folder than iBooks? Maybe I should ask that the other way. Is iBooks any less a folder than Newsstand? Honestly, I haven't really used Newsstand so I don't know how it works but I assume they are similar.

    Edit: After playing with it for a bit, I now see the difference. I'm curious why Apple did it this way. I like the iBooks methods better.
     
  10. dpetree macrumors member

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    yea, he is right.

    newsstand is like a main app that they will not let you put in a folder. The reason why is, when you click on it, the folder expands so you can see your mag's. if it was in a folder, you couldn't do that. So, you can't put it in a folder
     
  11. batting1000 macrumors 604

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    Newsstand IS a folder. You can't put folders in folders.
     
  12. gyang333 macrumors member

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    Newsstand

    Anyone find a way to remove Newsstand? I have no intentions of using it and I can't even move it into a folder! Make it like iBooks, which is removable. This worse than bloatware you get when buying PC, at least you can remove all of that stuff.
     
  13. mathcolo macrumors 6502a

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    Nope, there's nothing you can do! :(

    Edit: At first I didn't believe that it wouldn't go into a folder, but wow, you're right!
     
  14. EarthDawn macrumors 6502a

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    I agree and now its annoying...

    LOVE it all but that is an eyesore on my screen.

    Im a minimalist and my home screen is my only screen and it is condensed and neat...

    but again ill live as this update is amazing..
     
  15. Superman80 macrumors regular

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    Why can't Newsstand be hidden in a folder?

    Hi all,

    As above really, I have no interest in using this app but I am unable to delete it or move it into a folder, any way around it?

    Cheers
     
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  17. SonicRage macrumors newbie

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    More likely because the icon is dynamic and wouldn't play nice in a folder.
     
  18. donnaw macrumors 65816

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    I agree. I just want to hide it. I finally moved it to a blank page. Maybe they will do something about but I doubt it.
     
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    There were some conversations earlier in the day about this as well.

    General consensus is that "it is a folder". With that said, it is still lame and probably the most complained about part of iOS other than the download issues right now.
     
  21. shurcooL macrumors 6502a

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    Next update feature: hiding default Apple apps (including Newsstand).
     
  22. lighthouse_man macrumors 6502a

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    It's going to be amazing.
     
  23. FamiliaPhoto macrumors 6502a

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    NewsStand

    Can NewsStand be put in a folder? For some reason it won't go into any folders.
     
  24. Sky Blue Guest

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    It is a folder.
     

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