Stock Apps

Apple May Soon Allow Removal of Stock Apps on iOS

As hinted by some new iTunes metadata discovered by the folks over at AppAdvice, the ability to remove Apple’s stock iOS apps such as Stocks, Compass, and Voice Messages is coming very soon. Two new keys labeled “isFirstParty” and “isFirstPartyHideableApp” have recently been added by Apple in iTunes metadata (shown below), where all the information about an app...

How to Hide Stock Apple Apps in iOS 9.3 Beta

Apple pushed iOS 9.3 Beta 1 to the developers yesterday and it seems the new version allows users to easily hide unwanted stock or system apps from the homescreen, something that hasn’t been possible without using jailbreak tweaks in the past (via CultOfMac). Here’s what you need to do: Step 1: Create a configuration profile in Apple Configurator...

iOS 7.1 Glitch Lets You Hide Stock Apps from Home Screen [VIDEO]

If you ever wanted to hide stock apps like Voice Memos or Compass which are rarely used, from your iOS device Home Screen on a non-jailbroken iPhone, iPod or iPad, this newly discovered iOS 7.1 glitch may just be the answer. It seems that users can exploit the glitch to make useless or unwanted apps disappear...