5 minute hack: How to hide default Apple apps on your iPhone

Give your iPhone a spring clean in minutes - no jailbreaking required.

Apple's iOS is beautiful, there's no denying that. But for purists, its inability to hide or uninstall unused Apple apps is infuriating.

It's long been rumoured that iOS 10 will bring with it the ability to hide stubborn apps like Stocks and Game Center, but you don't have to wait till its reveal on 13 June to free your home screen from clutter.

There's a neat trick (incidentally not discovered by a housewife in your area) which you can use to hide pesky Apple apps from your home screen, with no fancy jailbreaking or h4xx required.

iOS 9.2 method