iOS 14: How to Get Back Hidden Home Screen Pages on the iPhone

Did you accidentally or intentionally hide a Home Screen page, but now you want to be able to see it again? It's easy to get back Home Screen pages, as long as you follow the right steps.

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Some people prefer a cleaner look to their iPhones, so they do anything they can to reduce clutter. This sometimes includes hiding unwanted Home Screen pages, but what do you do if you want to get back a hidden Home Screen page? Fortunately, restoring a hidden Home Screen is a very simple fix. So simple that you can undo it and redo it on a whim, whenever you feel the need to tidy up your iPhone! Here's how to get back or unhide a Home Screen that's been hidden.

Related: iOS 14: How to Hide Home Screen Pages

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How to Get Back a Hidden Home Screen Page

These steps are nearly the same as those used to hide a Home Screen page, so keep them in mind if this is something you think you'll enjoy knowing how to do in future!

Here's how to get back a hidden Home Screen page:

  1. Press and hold on a blank space on your Home Screen.
  2. Once the apps start wiggling, tap on the Home Screen dots near the bottom of the screen. 
  3. You'll see an array of your Home Screen pages. Locate the hidden page, which you'll notice will not have a check mark in the bubble below it. A hidden page will also be blurred slightly.

    Tap on the Home Screen dots near the bottom to see your Home Screen pagesLocate the hidden Home Screen page. It will be blurry and will not have a check mark under it.
     
  4. Tap the bubble below the Home Screen page you want to restore or unhide.
  5. Tap Done in the upper-right corner.

    Tap the bubble under the hidden page and a check mark will appearTap Done in the upper-right corner to save

Now you can go back and forth between hiding and unhiding Home Screen pages any time you want! 

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Erin Smith

Erin Smith is a Feature Writer for iPhone Life and has been a writer, editor, and researcher for many years. She has a degree in communication with an emphasis on psychology and communication, and has spent many of her professional years as a coach in various business and specialty fields. Erin officially joined the ranks of iPhone and Apple users everywhere around seven years ago, and has since enjoyed the unique and customized feel of Apple technology and its many gadgets. When she’s not working, Erin and her son enjoy outdoor adventures, camping, and spending time with their eclectic collection of pets.