How do I rearrange / delete apps on iPhone?

How do I move apps on iOS? How can I rearrange app icons on the iPhone home screen? Why can't I delete apps on iOS?

Edit home screen shortcut menu

Moving apps around on the iOS home screen has always been done with "wiggle mode". Once the icons are wiggling, they can be rearranged or deleted.

To delete apps or reorganize the home screen follow these steps:

  1. Long press any app icon
  2. Tap Edit Home Screen to rearrange apps
  3. Apps enter wiggle mode
  4. After rearranging or deleting apps, press the side button (or home button) to exit

iPhone and iPad users can also long press anywhere on home screen wallpaper to enter wiggle mode.