Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 20th Feb 2013 09:04 UTC
Apple John Gruber illustrates the dangers of not having a clue about history: "The utter simplicity of the iOS home screen is Apple's innovation. It's the simplest, most obvious 'system' ever designed." Thanks for playing.
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RE[3]: What?
by Morgan on Thu 21st Feb 2013 11:34 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: What?"
Morgan
Member since:
2005-06-29

I think this is one of my biggest gripes with the iOS interface too. At my part time job I was trying to configure a coworker's iPhone to access our server remotely, and I couldn't find the Settings app icon to save my life. I handed it back to her to see if she could find it for me, and it even took her about thirty seconds. And she uses the device all day every day!

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RE[4]: What?
by henderson101 on Thu 21st Feb 2013 16:00 in reply to "RE[3]: What?"
henderson101 Member since:
2006-05-30

Swipe left, type "settings" in to the search field. Unless the user has gone in and specifically turned off indexing (it's on by default) a few milliseconds later - you will have the settings app listed. Top tip, probably verging on power user, but well worth remembering.

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RE[5]: What?
by Morgan on Thu 21st Feb 2013 20:41 in reply to "RE[4]: What?"
Morgan Member since:
2005-06-29

That might have been her next step if we hadn't found it (buried in a folder labeled "Useless Stuff", by the way!), but I have never had more than a handful of apps on an iDevice so it never even occurred to me.

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