Search for apps with Spotlight in iOS 7
Edited by Lhynne27, Lynn, Eng
iOS7 has a special feature called "Spotlight search". It is a quick way to search apps that are already installed in your iPhone. You can also use "Spotlight search" in searching default apps like calendar, camera, video, etc. Just follow the very simple steps on how to use spotlight search on iOS 7
- Note: Only downloaded or installed apps and default apps can be searched in the "Spotlight search" feature. If you want to search new apps, you need to use the Apps Store.
Customizing spotlight search
You can customize your Spotlight search feature. You can choose what apps to include and not to include in your searching.
- 4Just check or uncheck the items on the list. Once you are done, click the left arrow located on the upper left corner of your screen to go back to the settings and to exit.Now you can choose which apps to include in your spotlight search.Advertisement
Tips and Warning
- Try not to swipe your finger from the very top downward. If you did that, it will give you the status bar or notifications and not the Spotlight search.
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Search for apps with Spotlight in iOS 7. (2015). In VisiHow. Retrieved Apr 28, 2017, from http://visihow.com/Search_for_apps_with_Spotlight_in_iOS_7
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Recent edits by: Lynn, Lhynne27