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  1. mikepalma's Avatar
    I can't do this on my 1520. Reading other posts, it seems some people can... The typical drag and drop method doesn't work for me. Is their a trick?
    08-14-2015 04:33 AM
  2. Steve Thackery's Avatar
    You mean App folders? Go to All Apps and you will see the utility under 'A'.

    Heaven knows why we're stuck with such a crude system. The drag-and-drop method was vastly superior.
    08-14-2015 05:39 PM
  3. mikepalma's Avatar
    Ok thanks. But I don't see anything under A. What I the name of the app?
    08-14-2015 07:30 PM
  4. Asskickulater's Avatar
    Making a new folder the 8.1.1 way works fine for me.
    08-14-2015 07:44 PM
  5. mprebich's Avatar
    WP 8.1 and W10M do not require the App Folders app, it is now built-into the OS.

    Just hold the app tile until it goes into edit mode (same mode that lets you move the tiles around), then drag a tile on top of another and they will combine into a folder. Then just add additional tiles into this combined group.

    However, for me, this did not work in Build 10166, but it is now fixed in build 10512.
    Last edited by mprebich; 08-18-2015 at 04:44 PM.
    08-14-2015 11:31 PM
  6. tangledW's Avatar
    Folders is broken for me on 830 with W10 10520.
    Kinda weird there's one preexisting folder that I can add to but can't make a new one. It's completely changed my start screen.
    08-14-2015 11:56 PM
  7. Roger Siegenthaler's Avatar
    Broken for me on 10520 with lumia 925 as well, won't let me drag and drop even though it begins the animation. Any ideas?
    08-15-2015 12:59 AM
  8. Steve Thackery's Avatar
    WP 8.1 and W10M do not require the App Folders app, it is now built-into the OS.
    However, for me, this did not work in Build 10166, but it is now fixed in build 10520.
    That is extraordinary - I'm also running 10512 (on a 1520) but it definitely doesn't work for me. Dragging one folder over another just makes the other jump out of the way. It simply isn't possible to drop one on top of another. I do, though, have an entry called "App Folder" in the apps list which allows you to create and edit groups.

    How can the identical software behave differently? Surely the model of phone can't be relevant?
    08-15-2015 03:34 AM
  9. Steve Thackery's Avatar
    Ok thanks. But I don't see anything under A. What I the name of the app?
    It's called "App Folder".
    08-15-2015 03:35 AM
  10. mikepalma's Avatar
    That is extraordinary - I'm also running 10512 (on a 1520) but it definitely doesn't work for me. Dragging one folder over another just makes the other jump out of the way. It simply isn't possible to drop one on top of another. I do, though, have an entry called "App Folder" in the apps list which allows you to create and edit groups.

    How can the identical software behave differently? Surely the model of phone can't be relevant?
    Yes very strange! I have a 1520 too. But no App Folder in list, and it doesn't come up in store...
    08-15-2015 04:37 AM
  11. pmhgeneral's Avatar
    Same problem for me to on my 928 can't create folder's, what a pain.. Any good apps for this I wonder?
    08-15-2015 07:13 PM
  12. mprebich's Avatar
    L930 in my case, working under 10512.

    However, I am noticing that any changes to the Start screen cause the "Loading..." phenomenon.

    I tried to switch the start picture and it wouldn't come out of Loading. When I removed ti, it finally came back.
    Last edited by mprebich; 08-18-2015 at 04:45 PM.
    08-15-2015 07:27 PM
  13. shadow118's Avatar
    L620 with 10512 here. I can create folders, the 'drag a tile on a tile' method works just fine
    08-16-2015 07:50 AM
  14. mikepalma's Avatar
    L620 with 10512 here. I can create folders, the 'drag a tile on a tile' method works just fine
    Whe i drag on my 1520, it creates the folder but the gui shoot back out, and therefore never creates a real folder
    08-16-2015 11:56 AM
  15. Asskickulater's Avatar
    Whe i drag on my 1520, it creates the folder but the gui shoot back out, and therefore never creates a real folder
    that's a bug I had back on build 1004X, was fixed in build 1066
    08-16-2015 07:35 PM
  16. sunil lamichhane's Avatar
    same here......dosent allow me to merge apps
    09-09-2015 10:21 AM

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