App Library is the feature, first introduced in iOS 14, that automatically groups and surfaces your installed apps. It is located to the right of your final organized iOS home screen.
I find App Library too good and want to disable it. App Library:
- Surfaces apps that I want to hide in a folder and avoid using.
- Makes apps easily accessible even if I hide home screens via a Focus.
- Doesn't show the Dock apps, which make my most frequently used apps harder to open.
Is there a way to disable App Library and return to a finite number of apps, folders, and Springboard home screens? As it behaved on iOS 1-13.
Settings app has a Home Screen section, but (in iOS 15) no way to control using App Library.
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