2 q's, folders and deleting stock appsSupport

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  1. steve2012

    steve2012 New Member

    Hi everyone,

    I just got my shiny new Xperia mini pro and I have two quick questions.

    First of all, how do you create folders within the menu? I know how to create folders on the homescreen system, but when you click in and get the 8 pages of apps etc, how do you create a folder there? Somebody mentioned in this subforum about a long press and shortcut... but I tried and can't make sense of that as a long press just tries to add it to the homescreen. Somebody else said to use the PC configuration tool but I can't see an obvious place to create a folder in there, there is no folder with all those icons from my menu in etc and a test folder in the root of the SD card did not show up.

    Also, how do you delete stock apps? Or I would be happy to just delete their icon from the 8 screen menu to be honest! I just don't want a load of junk I don't use taking up space, I can move them to the back page, but that seems a waste when I don't want them on there at all.

    Thank you in advance!


  2. Josh-SonyXperia

    Josh-SonyXperia Well-Known Member

    On the stock menu it is not possible to create folders in the menu. For this you will need to use a Launcher app from the Market.

    And for your second question it is not possible to uninstall nor remove the icon of a pre-installed app from the phone. You could however use a Launcher app that gives you that option. For example I use one called Go Launcher EX and it has the Hide Icon option once on the app menu.
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  3. steve2012

    steve2012 New Member

    Thanks Josh you are awesome! :D I will go and investigate the Go Launcher EX now.

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