How to Customize iMessage App Drawer in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

You have got the option to configure iMessage app drawer in iOS 11 on your iPhone and iPad in accordance with your mood. Let me show you how it works!

iMessage app drawer has been redesigned in iOS 11. It has got a better look and become quite easy-to-use. What’s more, you can even customize iMessage app drawer in iOS 11 on your iPhone to suit your particular taste.

For instance, if you don’t want to keep recent button or find it odd, you can easily remove it from the menu. And if you wish to rearrange the icons to get along with your flow, there is a way to get it done as well.

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How to Customize iMessage App Drawer in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

How to Customize App Drawer in iOS 11 Messages App on iPhone and iPad

How to Rearrange App Icons in iMessage App Drawer in iOS 11

Step #1. Launch Messages app on your iOS device → Next, open any conversation.

Step #2. Scroll App Drawer menu from right to left → Tap on the more button (looks like three horizontal dots) at the bottom right corner of the screen.

Tap on More in App Drawer in iMessage App on iPhone in iOS 11

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Step #3. Next up, you need to tap on Edit at the upper right corner of the screen.

Tap on Edit in App Drawer in iOS 11 on iPhone

Step #4. Now you need to simply touch and hold on the tiny three horizontal lines next to the icon you wish to rearrange and drag it at the preferred location.

Rearrange App Icons in iMessage App Drawer in iOS 11

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Step #5. In the end, tap on Done at the top right corner of the screen.
Rearrange App Icons in iMessage App Drawer in iOS 11 on iPhone

How to Remove App Icons from iMessage App Drawer on iOS 11

Step #1. Open Messages app → conversationMore button at the bottom right (three dots) → Edit.

Tap on More in App Drawer in iMessage App on iPhone in iOS 11Tap on Edit in App Drawer in iOS 11 on iPhone

Step #2. Now, you need to turn off the switch next to the icon you want to remove → Tap on Done at the top right..

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Remove App Icons from iMessage App Drawer on iOS 11 on iPhone

Ramp Up iMessaging!

So, it’s time to get the most out of iMessaging. Though it hasn’t got as many new features as its predecessor, it’s still good enough to enhance your messaging time. What do you think of it? Let us know your views in the comments below.

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Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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