Wanted: Smartphone Organizational Skills

There’s an app for that… but where will I put it?

I’m going to make a bold assumption: you have a smart phone. If this is false, you may skip this article, as this is the brain dump of a first-world citizen with severe OCD in regards to his iPhone.

In 2010, I had switched to the iPhone after years and years of being a feature phone user (I used a BlackBerry for about a year but it was awful). I love it, perhaps too much. However, I never found a comfortable solution to organizing my apps. What apps group well together? What screens should each folder contain? Should I alphabetize everything? Should I sort each app by color? Should I get a life? Please tell me I’m not the only one who thought about this…

How organized (or disorganized) is your smart phone? Share your thoughts!

eslice
Social Media Guru / Running Man Champion
A programmer who once played the part of Othello in college, taught English to high school students, and ate two entire plates of disco fries in one sitting, Efren (aka "eslice") has been contributing to The Farsighted since its inception. When he's not working the command line or writing up his weekly Follow Friday, he's strumming on his acoustic guitar - but be on the lookout for his infamous bathroom stall serenades. You've been warned.

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One Reply to “Wanted: Smartphone Organizational Skills”

  1. thepaintedman

    I like it super sleek. I have everything in 4 folders… Social, Entertainment, Games, and Misc. The first page in Entertainment is all my music apps, the second all my photo apps… that’s really about it…

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