How to change new app placement location on iPhone

It’s been a few months since Apple rolled out the iOS 14 update publically and it brings in a lot of new features that make your experience with the iPhone better. Two major features that users loved from the iOS 14 update were Homescreen Widgets and App Library. If you are using iOS 14, I am sure most of you might be already familiar with the App Library however if you aren’t, don’t worry because we got your back.

App Library helps you to organize your apps in different categories so it becomes easier for you to launch the app you need. Earlier, every app you installed on iPhone directly came on your home screen, and it became a problem for the users who were using a lot of apps. However, with the introduction of the App Library, users can now remove the apps from their main screen and bring them up by going into the app library.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how you can change the default location for placing the newly downloaded app on your iPhone. Without waiting further, let’s get started.

How to change new app placement location on iPhone

Step 1: Bring up the Settings app on your iPhone. To do this, simply open it from your home screen or make a search for it in the App Library.

Step 2: Search for the option that reads Home Screen and tap on it to bring up your Home Screen settings.

Step 3: Click on the “Newly downloaded apps” section and choose from the following options:

  • Add to Homescreen: Choosing this option will add your newly downloaded apps to your home screen and you’ll also be able to access them from the App Library. This option is recommended for users who don’t mind having apps on their home screen. This is option is selected by default on your iPhone.
  • App Library Only: Switch to this option if you don’t want newly downloaded apps on your home screen. When you enable this option all your new apps will directly go to the App Library.

That’s all, folks! This is how to change new app placement location on iPhone. Were we helpful? Let us know in the comments below and if you liked this guide, then don’t forget to share it using the social media buttons.