How to put a folder in a folder on iOS 7

How to put a folder in a folder on iOS 7
This isn't really supposed to be an option in iOS 7, yet apparently, there's a way to do it anyway. It turns out that nesting a folder inside another folder is indeed possible using this clever method demonstrated in the video below. You'll just need to be patient and fast in order to pull it off. 

Basically, what you first need is to make a folder that you want to have placed in another. Then stack two apps together – this will create a new folder, which you drag that other folder into as soon as the new folder pops up. The trick might not work the first time you try it, but it should eventually. Go give it a try!


Thanks for the tip!

source: videosdebarraquito (YouTube)

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23 Comments

1. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

This is a bug.

2. alaahershy

Posts: 34; Member since: Jan 02, 2013

It's a Feature not a bug

10. buccob

Posts: 2949; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Its a Fug

15. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 883; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Its a bug.. If you try to put folder into folder its not possible.. It is a real bug but a real nice one..... :) Helpful actually.. Read " it won't work for the first or second or so, but it works eventually". So it is basically a bug.

3. JunkCreek

Posts: 407; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Accidentally bug that become feature. Indicated, it won't work for the first or second or so, but it works eventually. So it is basically a bug.

4. android_hitman unregistered

thank you for that .. i bet no iOS user could've found that! this video is so offensive and i hope apple will patent the feature folder in folder.. it's really innovative and impressive.

12. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I sure in some other os manual is called the sub-directory. Yeah! go ahead and patent it. if they get away with slide to unlock, bounce effect..etc Best innovation since slice bread.

23. JC557

Posts: 1917; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

A folder within a folder... Fileception! We must go deeper.

5. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Brace yourselves, Inception jokes are coming. (trolls are coming too, by the way)

8. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You wrote you're waiting for the trolls, yet you write a troll comment. Pot, meet kettle.

11. buccob

Posts: 2949; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Or maybe a Trollception

21. Pancholo

Posts: 380; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

It's a folderception! Must go deeper! You are SO original. At least try to make a joke supporting your prediction instead of being that silly hipster in the corner! You guys don't like anything! (embracing for butthurt)

6. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

Uhm, duh. Dragging a folder inside a folder?

7. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

That's redundant to the max.

9. steelew

Posts: 219; Member since: Jun 04, 2012

Wow I'm glad I switched to android. 2 years later and this is still an issue for iOS? So glad I switched.

13. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Waaauuwwww this is so innovative ! Good job iFools !!

14. iampayne

Posts: 322; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

Yo son I heard you like folders, so we put your folders in folders -Xzibit

16. av911

Posts: 206; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

"This isn't really supposed to be an option in iOS 7, yet apparently," Wow!! And the 5s gets a 9.3 rating.

17. jphillips63

Posts: 253; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Old News I found this out as soon as I loaded iOs7 onto my ipad bug or not its a nice feature that helps clean up the screens

19. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1770; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Or, you know... you could just use Android and have exactly what you want on your screen and not have to make folders in folders to "clean" the screen. JS

18. Shrihari

Posts: 104; Member since: Jan 29, 2013

even an two year old kid can do it on android...

20. ZayZay

Posts: 571; Member since: Feb 26, 2011

Pretty glad this is news. Slooooooowwww daaayyy.

22. taikucing unregistered

lol, this feature has already existed in android

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