How to Find Hidden Apps on iPhone

Are you looking for a specific app on iPhone but can’t find it? Or you can’t find the app that is recently downloaded on your Home Screen? If so, you are coming to the right place, here in this guide, we will introduce you several ways to find hidden apps on iPhone.

By iMobie | Posted on: Nov. 21, 2018, Last Updated: Nov. 21, 2018
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Apps are designed to improve our lives and make your work or study more efficient. You may have downloaded many apps on your iPhone. As time goes by, the increasing number of apps you download would quickly overcrowd your screens and trying to find a wanted app from a collection of colorful icons will be really time-consuming. To help you quickly locate apps that you want, here we collect 3 methods for you to try.

How to Find Hidden Apps on iPhone

How to Find Hidden Apps on iPhone

3 Methods to Find Hidden Apps on iPhone Quickly

Here we will show you 3 methods to accurately locate your app on iPhone. Now just follow us to make it!

Method 1. How to Find Hidden Apps on iPhone from Spotlight Search

To quickly find your hidden apps on iPhone, you can type the full name of the wanted app on Spotlight Search to find out which folder it locates in. Now you can follow the steps below to make it.

1. On the home screen, swipe down from the middle of your screen.

How to Unhide Apps on iPhone – Step 1

How to Unhide Apps on iPhone – Step 1

2. The Spotlight search field appears.

3. In the field, type the full name of an app you are searching for, then you will see the app and you can tap the app to open it. If the app is in a folder, you will see the name of the folder at the right of the app icon.

How to Find hidden Apps on iPhone – Step 3

How to Find hidden Apps on iPhone – Step 3

Method 2. How Do I Find Hidden Apps by Asking Siri

Finding out hidden apps through asking Siri is a super easy method, you just need to tell Siri what app you want, then it will help you locate it quickly. But there’s a disadvantage of asking Siri is that it can not tell you the specific folder that your app locates.

Method 3. Reset Your Home Screen Layout

If you fail to find the wanted app by searching from App Store, Spotlight Search or asking Siri as you have forgotten the name of the app, then you can reset your Home Screen Layout to its original location so that you can find it. But with this method, all your folders will be deleted, so you need to recreate them after you find the wanted app.

1. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Home Screen Layout.

How Do I Find Hidden Apps on My iPhone

How Do I Find Hidden Apps on My iPhone

2. Then, your home screen layout will be reset to factory default.(No app loss)

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The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to find hidden apps on iPhone. Hope this guide can help you out. If you have any other problems with iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, just leave your issues in the comment section and we will try our best to help you out!

iMobie

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.