How to create folders to group and organize applications on Android mobile

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For example, a folder for entertainment applications, a folder for social networking applications, a folder for predefined telephone tools, among others.

Having applications scattered throughout the interface not only prevents you from finding the application you need at the moment, but Slows also the your phone when it is on the main screen due to the accumulation of applications that exist on it.

If you own a cell phone with 1 Gb RAM, you have the alternative of downloading the Android Go app, which is an application focused on improving the functioning of phones with reduced performance capabilities.



Can you create folders to group and organize applications on Android phone?

There are different types of folders that can be created on the Android phone but perform the same function of grouping files or applications, so that you can find them in a simpler and faster way.

Among them we can find: folders on the home screen, folders in the application menu and folders in the mobile storage section. In this article we will teach you how create these folders.

Folders on the home screen

The first section we encounter when unlocking the mobile is the home screen, where we generally find only commonly used applications, the most relevant and occasional widget we need.

In this section, group applications and save them in a folder it's a really simple task, you simply have to make a long tap on the application you want until you can move it, after which you will have to drop it on top of another application so that it is automatically created a.


To be able to name him, second simply pressed on the folder until it gives us the possibility to edit it and write the name we want.


Note that there are some very particular Android launchers, which do not allow the creation of folders on the home screen, in this case there is a way to access this option and that is by installing another launcher, one of the most recommended for Android phones is " Nova Launcher " which you can download through the Google Play Store.

Folders in the application menu

Within the applications menu you can find all the applications you have installed and they are displayed according to the order in which they were downloaded, if you want to locate these applications within a folder, you can press and hold the desired application until when you can move and drop it on top of each other to save them in a folder, if this method doesn't work for you, you can press the option a 3 points e select the edit option, to be able to move applications and create folders.


Folders in the phone memory

In these sections you will find all files on your phone and SD card, images, music, documents, among others. Which can also be grouped and saved within a folder.


Just press the button with the 3 dots located in the upper right corner of the file manager, and look for the option to create a folder to be able to create one and name it, then select the file you want to store inside the folder and choose the move option, then you will need to choose the folder you created.

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