sorting apps on Apple Watch is driving me NUTS!

lars666

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Hi everybody,

just got my Apple Watch and I am trying to sort the home screen the best way possible (for my preferences). I'd like to create something like in example three:

http://www.imore.com/top-5-tips-help-you-organize-your-apple-watch-apps#slide2

However, trying to do so is driving me insane as every move of an app automatically moves up or down the app above/below and always switches the whole thing. I can't figure out how to create free spaces between the apps - like in the example where for the example the watchface icon independently stands alone in one row. Hope you understand what I mean - non-native speaker here and difficult to explain ...

I'm feeling like an idiot at the moment. What do I do wrong? Any help would be appreciated, thanks a lot in advance!!!
 

lars666

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Thanks for the answer, eliehass. In fact, I AM already sorting the apps on the iPhone, but still have the problem described above ...
 

Banich2

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Hi everybody,

just got my Apple Watch and I am trying to sort the home screen the best way possible (for my preferences). I'd like to create something like in example three:

http://www.imore.com/top-5-tips-help-you-organize-your-apple-watch-apps#slide2

However, trying to do so is driving me insane as every move of an app automatically moves up or down the app above/below and always switches the whole thing. I can't figure out how to create free spaces between the apps - like in the example where for the example the watchface icon independently stands alone in one row. Hope you understand what I mean - non-native speaker here and difficult to explain ...

I'm feeling like an idiot at the moment. What do I do wrong? Any help would be appreciated, thanks a lot in advance!!!
You have the fill up the whole space evenly, and then remove pieces, if that makes sense. Like, if you want to make a snowflake or some sort of burst, first make a diamond shape and then remove apps to shape it.
 
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dictoresno

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i wanted to arrange it so all apps were viewable in the screen at once, without having to scroll or zoom around. i found that stacking them 4 in a row, then 3 on top, then 4 again on top of that, is my favorite way. therefore, all 4 icons fit on the screen on normal zoom and i can just scroll up to see the rest. i also group the native apps by themselves, the ones i use most circled around the clock icon.
 
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lars666

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Thanks for the additional hints. I already got better in sorting, will keep on trying! :)
 
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