How to hide Icons/Apps on the iPad 2?

Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by holyindian, Jun 16, 2011.

  1. holyindian macrumors 6502

    Sep 5, 2009
    Hi all,

    I have a couple of apps that i downloaded from AppStore , that i would like to keep hidden.
    Is there any way i can hide these apps/icons??

    I know there is a way to hide the default ipad icons such as itues, appstore, etc. But they are the default ipad apps. What about third party apps from app store?
  2. xraytech macrumors 68030

    Mar 24, 2010
    There is but you have to Jailbreak you iPad.

    Google SBSettings
  3. holyindian thread starter macrumors 6502

    Sep 5, 2009
    yea i use SBSetting on iphone to hide my icons. I was thinking if there is any paid app that can do this from app store.. or some other trick that i know not of.
  4. smoge macrumors regular


    Jun 14, 2011
    this is a half solution, the app can only be accessed by the search page.

    step 1 : Delete app.

    step 2 : you need to fill all app space so empty all folders and fill remaining space with apps and safari bookmarks.

    step 3: re-download app,
    step 3.5 : you can delete some apps if you what but the app will not stay hidden if you have free space so it will just appear (not straight away).

    Hoped that help (thats the only way I know)
  5. Night Spring macrumors G5

    Night Spring

    Jul 17, 2008
    There's no need to delete and redownload the app, just put the app in the last position on the last page, then move in another app into the last page. This should bump the last app into the page beyond the last page, making it hidden.

    Also, each page before the last page only needs to have one app.

    It still seems like a lot of work to hide an app, though.

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