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We are well aware of the fact that prior of watchOS 4, the installed app on Apple watch was arranged by default in a hexagonal gird. Th focus was always on the Clock app located at the center of Apple watch’s Home screen.

For people who did not like the honeycomb grid view were finally given the option of switching to the new list view in watchOS 4. We are sure many of you must have been elated after hearing this news. Especially when the list views display everything alphabetically making it very easy for you to access whatever you are looking for.  So, if you are looking for a way to switch the view format on your watch OS 4 or newer watches, you have come to the right place. We are going to teach you how to jump between gird view and list view on your Apple Watch.

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How to jump between gird view and list view on your Apple Watch

Step 1: Go to the home screen, you can get there by pressing the Digital Crown on your Apple Watch.

Step 2: You now need to reveal the Hidden menu and to do so, firmly press the Home screen with Force touch.

  • List View: Your apps will be displayed in scrollable list view.
  • Gird View: The default Honeycomb app layout.

Step 3: Now all you have to do is tap on your desired option and you watch will adapt that layout.

Selecting apps in the List View

Selecting an app in the list view is very easy as all apps are arranged in an alphabetical manner. Yu need to turn the digital crown on your watch to scroll the list and tap on a row, to launch an app.

However, with List view, you cannot rearrange the apps, whereas in the gird view you can tap and hold an app till all apps start to jiggle. Then you can place that app anywhere you like.

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