Sunday, 29 June 2014

Microsoft reveals folders are coming to Windows Phone 8.1




Microsoft has always taken a fairly simple approach to app management on Windows Phone, avoiding folder interfaces that iOS and Android have adopted with the company’s "Metro-style" interface. It appears that’s about to change. A now removed support article over at Microsoft’s Windows Phone site has revealed the company is planning to natively support folders for apps on the Start Screen. The method will work similar to iOS, where you drag one Tile on top of another and it creates a folder that can then be renamed. Apps can then be accessed from within the folder.
Microsoft notes that to create folders on the Start Screen "you need to have Windows Phone 8.1 Update installed on your phone," which suggests this functionality is coming in...
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