Set up your iPhone apps into useful, space-saving collections utilizing folders. Put all music apps collectively or all social networking apps in the identical place they usually're simpler to seek out whenever you want them. However placing apps into folders results in a query: what number of apps and folders can you might have an iPhone at one time?
The reply is determined by what model of the iOS you're operating and what mannequin you might have.
Most Variety of Folder, Pages, and Apps on the iPhone
The whole variety of folders and apps an iPhone can have is determined by the mannequin, its display measurement, and the model of the iOS it's operating. Right here's a straightforward to grasp breakdown.
Technically, it's potential to put in extra apps than will be displayed in your iPhone, however with trendy iPhones displaying as much as virtually 50,000 apps, that state of affairs is fairly unlikely. Learn on for extra element about why these are the bounds.
The Complete Variety of Folders on an iPhone
On iOS 7 and newer variations, the higher restrict on the numbers of apps and folders is far larger than on earlier variations. They're so excessive that it looks as if there are not any limits. However based on some customers, there are.
The whole variety of folders you may have in your iPhone is determined by the dimensions of your iPhone's display. Not surprisingly, an iPhone with a 5.5-inch display just like the iPhone 6S Plus can present extra folders on a single display than the three.5-inch iPhone 4S.
Fashions with 3.5-inch screens can show as much as 16 folders per web page. 4-inch screens like on the iPhone 5 can have 20 folders on a house display web page. Regardless of having totally different display sizes, the iPhone 6/6S or the 6/6S Plus each accommodate 24 folders.
If you happen to take the utmost variety of pages of folders for every mannequin and multiply that by the variety of folders every system can help, you get the next totals:
- 3.5-inch iPhone: 176 folders (11 pages x 16 folders per web page)
- 4-inch iPhone: 300 folders (15 pages x 20 folders per web page)
- 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch, 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch, & 6.5-inch iPhone: 360 folders (15 pages x 24 folders per web page).
Because the dock on each iPhone can even maintain as much as Four folders, add Four to every quantity above to get the true complete.
The Complete Variety of Apps on an iPhone
Folders on iOS 7 and up mean you can add apps to "pages," or new screens, the identical approach you do with dwelling screens. Once you add a 10th app to a folder, a second web page is created — 9 apps on the primary web page, one on the second. After that, new apps are added to the second web page, then the third when there are 19 apps, and many others.
Folders are restricted to 15 pages on iOS 7 and up (based on some customers; Apple hasn't made an official assertion about this) and to 11 pages on earlier variations. Since you may put 9 apps on a web page, and you'll have 15 pages in a folder, the higher restrict in iOS 7 and up is 135 apps in a single folder (15 pages x 9 apps per web page).
Earlier variations of the iOS can maintain fewer apps per folder, as proven within the desk above.
Discovering out what number of apps an iPhone can maintain is basic math, with totally different display sizes resulting in totally different limits:
- 3.5-inch iPhone: 2,112 apps (176 folders x 12 apps per folder)
- 4-inch iPhone w/iOS 6: 3,520 apps (220 folders x 16 apps per folder)
- 4-inch iPhone w/iOS 7: 40,500 apps (300 folders x 135 apps per folder)
- 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch, 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch, & 6.5-inch iPhone: 48,600 apps (360 folders x 135 apps per folder).
However wait! There's yet another place you may retailer folders: the dock on the backside of the display additionally consists of Four slots for folders, which provides extra potential apps.
So, absolutely the complete variety of apps that an iPhone can maintain is:
- 3.5-inch iPhone: 2,160 apps
- 4-inch iPhone w/iOS 6: 3,584 apps
- 4-inch iPhone w/iOS 7: 41,040 apps
- 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch, 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch, & 6.5-inch iPhone: 49,140 apps.