With iOS 5, Newstand is a fancy folder that houses all of your subscriptions. But what if you wanted to hide Newstand? Technically it’s a folder and iOS prohibits nesting of folders. We should caution that following this trick will hide Newstand within a folder, but it will also render it useless. Correction: It will crash your iPhone or iPad. This neat magic trick does require fast fingers, so be prepared to move and groove.
- Take two apps and go to create a folder
- The second the apps are in the folder and it’s doing the folder creation animation, drag Newsstand into the folder
- As long as you’re quick enough Newsstand will go into the folder!
You could also push it off to some far away screen, but what’s the fun in that.