Nest Folders Inside Folders In iOS 7.1

One of the fun tricks in iOS 7 was the ability to nest folders inside of other folders so you could hide away the apps you don't really use. iOS 7.1 broke that technique, but YouTube user Videosdebarraquito shows off how to do it.

Like the previous method, this one's all about timing.

  1. Create a folder with at least two apps that you want in another folder
  2. Put two apps next to each other on the home screen
  3. Place one app over the other to create a folder
  4. When the folder appears, quickly grab the folder you created in step 1 before the screen zooms into the folder
  5. The screen should now zoom into the folder you created in step 3 while you're still holding the original folder, drop your first folder in there and release it.

It's a little tricky, but the video above should guide you through it.

iOS 7 - 7.1 Folders in folders [YouTube via TUAW]


    There's an easier way to do this -

    When a folder opens, the background wallpaper zooms a little. Open a second folder, and it zooms more! Close the folder, and the background zooming breaks...

    Why cant apple just make it work without having to exploit bugs.

    i don't see the point in this as next update this will break, and you'll be back to the way it was.

      Obviously springboard *does* support it. They just don't want you nesting further because

      a) it's confusing to navigate
      b) it would mean designing animations/transitions and all that crap to make sense of it.

        Well obviously it supports it, thats a bit redundant when there is a video of it doing just that.
        a) if users are confused by such a simple notion, then they can just not nest a folder (or atleast stop fixing the bugs that let people nest it so only those that really want it do it)
        b) not really, looks fine, although if what rgannel says is right, just fix that glitching bg zoom.

        One reason i want to goto android, apple are too up themselves.

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