If you’re looking to customize and organize your iPhone or iPad, renaming folders from the defaults that iOS offers is a valuable thing to do. Follow along for how to rename folders on iPhone and iPad.

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Whether you’re new to iOS or just haven’t spent the time to tackle customizing folders before, it’s quick and easy to do.

If you’d like to make a new folder while you work on the renaming process, just press and hold (long press) on an app until it wiggles, then drag it on top of another one.

How to rename folders on iPhone and iPad

  1. Tap and hold (long press) on the folder you’d like to rename
  2. Once your app/folder are wiggling, tap the folder again
  3. Tap the folder field up top to rename and tap done on the keyboard
  4. On iPhone X and later, tap outside of the folder and then tap Done
  5. One iPhone and iPad models with a Home button, tap it to confirm the change

Here’s a walkthrough with images for the renaming process:

rename folders on iPhone

rename folders on iPhone

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