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How to Remove Newsstand icon from iOS 7x and 7.1.x

Posted in Apple5 years ago

If you are in love with your iOS device, then surely you would only like to have smart collection of apps on your iOS device. Many default apps are available on iOS 7 that are powered by Apple. If I take myself as an example, I don’t use Stocks, Passbook and Newsstand apps available in iOS 7 and iOS 7.1.x. These apps have no mean to home users like me, I am not a stock trader then why should I use this stocks app? it’s irritating for me to have these apps’ icons on my iPhone’s screen.

Moreover, people that use websites and iOS news apps for latest news updates, don’t want to have this newsstand app in their devices, because it’s time consuming and isn’t user-friendly. Nobody would love to waste his/her time in opening newsstand, installing magazine apps and wasting their money. I didn’t find these apps useful for home users, because a student studying in collage has nothing to do with stocks, newsstand and passbook like apps.

This guide will let you know that how can you remove this newsstand app’s icon from your iDevice’s screen. Third party apps like Whatsapp and others can be removed by just holding any apps’ icon available on iOS screen, when you’ll hold the icon, all icons will start shaking and you’ll be able to delete any of the third party apps; but you can’t remove the default iOS apps.

Hide Newsstand icon iOS 7x

Before starting the method to remove newsstand’s icon from iOS, first you should have a look on its features; after reading them; this app might develop your interest and you may stop removing it.

  • Variety of magazine publishers has their app in newsstand and you can install any of them.
  • If you’ve any other publication app, you can move it to newsstand by simply¬†dragging it.
  • Read your favourite magazine at any time, but you need a Wifi connection to do this.

Anyway, if the above listed features didn’t attract you then simply start here to remove newsstand from iOS 7 and 7.1.x. Now you can remove newsstand app’s icon with “Hide Newsstand iOS 7.1.x” tweak available in Cydia store for jailbroken iDevices. You are just required to install this tweak and you’re done.

It will automatically remove newsstand icon from your homescreen and this “Hide Newsstand iOS 7.1.x” works seamlessly on iOS 7x and iOS 7.1.x.

Hide Newsstand iOS 7.1.x

To install this tweak, go to your Cydia and type its name in the search bar. This newsstand removal tweak is powered by BigBoss and you can get it free of cost. If you have any other apps or jailbreak tweaks to remove icons of stocks and passbook apps, let us know via commenting on this article.

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