June 12, 2013
With most of our iOS 7 hands-on videos so far, we've shown you how the major new features work in the new iteration of Apple's mobile operating system. In this hands-on video, we're highlighting how iOS 7 handles folders. Now, we understand that iOS 7's folder handling may not constitute a major new feature by itself. But it does bring a couple of improvements that we believe are worth noting. First, iOS 7 lets you have multiple pages within a folder, presumably as many pages as you want. Just enter wiggle mode and drag an app in a folder to a blank space to the right in order to create a new page. With iOS 7's support for in-folder pages, you can now have multiple categories within a folder that is a category in itself. This is a nice solution if you don't want to have subcategories of apps cluttering up your home screen. If you can't see the video embedded above, please click here. As for the second notable folder-related improvement brought about by iOS 7, we've actually told you about it already. As Jamie enthused: "You can finally put Newsstand in a damn folder. Rejoice!" It's safe to assume that there is indeed much rejoicing among users who've always wanted to banish Newsstand from the home screen. And we here at AppAdvice are among them. And we're more than happy to provide you with visual confirmation that, yes, you can now put Newsstand inside a folder, no hack required. For more of our iOS 7 hands-on preview videos, see: Redesigned Photos App In iOS 7 Zooms Into View In This Hands-On Video, It’s A Beautiful Day: Hands-On With Apple’s Impressive iOS 7 Weather App, and Hands-On With iOS 7′s Messages App, Featuring Contact-Blocking.