How To Put Newsstand In A Folder

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    The Coding Massacre has discovered a trick to force the iOS 5 Newsstand into a folder. The only reason to do this is to tuck Newsstand away and hide it -- users who have performed this trick discovered that opening Newsstand when its in a folder crashes Springboard, the main home screen on the iPhone.
    If you wish to use Newsstand at some point, simply remove it from the folder and place it back on the main level.

    Article Link: How To Put Newsstand In A Folder
     
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    Message to Apple: Please allow us to turn off features like this that we don't want/need!
     
  3. Lukkee24 macrumors 6502

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    I'm going to try this is a minute because it'll be so much better in a folder :p.
     
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    Thank you!!
     
  5. fogelmania macrumors newbie

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    newsstand is on my nerves

    is there any way to emancipate my nytimes app from within newsstand?
     
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    A folder within a folder.
     
  8. AnataTenshi macrumors newbie

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    Wow, i cant believe my trick actually got posted on MacRumors. This is awesome :3 And yes, on the source link i did mention folder within a folder is possible using this method, but its not very practical, since it crashes everytime you try to open the folder. But if your trying to hide a folder from like your friends or something, its a perfect solution. Funny thing is, i tried this trick on an iOS4 device.. It worked. Its been an iOS glitch for over a year and i hadn't realized it till now xD
     
  9. Lukkee24 macrumors 6502

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    It won't let me drag anything else until the folder is created :(? (iPad 2).
     
  10. kockgunner macrumors 68000

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    If you try opening Newsstand while it's in another folder, Springboard crashes. You can use it as a was to quickly respring Springboard! :p
     
  11. JayPeezy macrumors newbie

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    Agreed. Like contacts... it seems redundant to have a contacts app if I can access my contacts from the phone app.
     
  12. Lukkee24 macrumors 6502

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    Oh I was doing it wrong, I managed to do it now :D.
     
  13. AnataTenshi macrumors newbie

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    Yeah, if you quickly wanna respring without JB'ing, like if your device starts to go slow, this would work wonders.
     
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    Folder in a folder doesn't work. When you click on it and the device restarts, the change is negated.
     
  15. strausd macrumors 68030

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    I just put it in there and my phone crashed... haha nice
     
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    Thanks for the tip (and Im talking to the poster that figured it out).
     
  18. AnataTenshi macrumors newbie

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    This glitch is for hiding NewsStand for those people who dont like it, it will just respring if its in a folder. If you take it out however, its full functional.
     
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    Works like a champ, so long as you don't try to then use Newstand from within a folder.
     
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    You need it to be able to access contacts while on a phone call. Or at least you did originally, I don't know if they've updated that.
     
  21. Icaras macrumors 601

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    Inception? :D
     
  22. AnataTenshi macrumors newbie

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    No problem! :)
    Dont mention it ;)
    Your welcome. Im still shocked its on this site actually :p
     
  23. Acronym macrumors 65832

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    Fixed it for you.
     
  24. Skika macrumors 68030

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    Maybe if you could put a folder inside a folder that is in a folder.

    Deeper :cool:
     

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