One of the new features in iOS 14 that received a ton of praise from early adopters is the App Library. It not only serves as a one-stop shop for all your handset’s installed apps, but it also enables users to effectively hide certain icons from the Home Screen to make more room for the upgraded widget experience.
Now, with the help of a newly released and free jailbreak tweak dubbed App Library Controller by iOS developer Tomasz Poliszuk, those rocking pwned iOS 14 devices will be able to do more in the realm of customizing the App Library interface.
iOS and iPadOS 14 were only just recently released to the general public, and while a jailbreak is only currently available for a very small subset of iOS and iPadOS 14 devices via checkra1n at the time of this writing, we’re already beginning to witness the initial trickle of new jailbreak tweaks for the new mobile operating system.
The latest of such tweaks is a new free release dubbed SmoothAppLibrary by iOS developer CydiaGeek, and as depicted in the before and after screenshot examples above, it’s an aesthetic tweak that makes minor changes to the new App Library interface.
With the App Library feature on iOS 14 and later, your most-used apps are always just one tap away in a central place at the end of your Home Screen pages. And thanks to Siri intelligence, you can quickly launch apps you’re likely to be looking for. Follow along with us as we show you how to get to your recently installed iPhone apps or Siri-suggested apps via the App Library.
After installing iOS 14, any new iPhone app downloads show up in the App Library instead of appearing on your Home screen like before. While this helps declutter those crowded Home screens, less experienced users may be wondering where their downloaded apps are. Thankfully, Apple gives you the option to choose for yourself where new iPhone app downloads will appear. Follow along with us as we show you how to set whether new iPhone app downloads are added to the Home screen like before or appear in the App Library only.
The new App Library feature in iOS 14 displays badges on app icons to denote unread notifications, but you can disable them if seeing those red circles is ticking you off. Follow along with our tutorial as we show you how to hide notifications badges in the App Library.
The new App Library on the last Home screen of your iPhone in iOS 14 organizes your apps automatically, including handy list view that displays all of the installed apps alphabetically. Follow along with our step-by-step tutorial detailing how to browse iPhone apps alphabetically.
Apple's virtual WWDC 2020 keynote has begun, and right away the company has jumped into the future of iOS. Among the new features in the upcoming iOS 14 unveiled thus far is one called 'App Library,' which will automatically organize your apps in one easy view at the end of your pages.