My iPhone Home Screen

The easiest screen to access on the iPhone is the “Home” screen. You can get to it by double-clicking the main button on the face of the iPhone.

With that being the case, I find it easier to put my most used apps on the my Home screen. Some people call this screen: First & 20.

A couple of reasons why I like to know what’s on a person’s Home screen:

  1. I can see what apps are most important/most used by a person.
  2. I can find out cool apps I might not have tried or heard of.

So here’s my home screen.

  • Messages – the default iPhone SMS/MMS texting app.
  • Facebook – a great way to access Facebook. I hardly ever check it anymore on the computer.
  • Twitter – if you follow me on Twitter (@timage), this is what I use to post/read most my tweets.
  • Things – this is my beefy ToDo app. It syncs with my Mac. So easy to add/check/checkoff todo’s with this app.
  • Calendar – the default iPhone calendar app. I have it synced with Google Calendar. It’s okay, better than most 3rd party calendar apps.
  • Clock – the default iPhone alarm clock app. I use this one because you don’t have to leave the app on in order for alarms to work. Apple could improve this by letting you access your mp3 files.
  • Maps – the default iPhone map app. Awesome! I use it for directions, phone numbers, and just reminding myself where I am. Great app!
  • iPod – the default music/video app. Works great. Even plays music while I’m in other apps. Love the multi-tasking feature that enhances the iPod player in iOS4.
  • Simplenote – this replaced Notes for me. I got tired quickly of the yellow pad and Marker font in Notes. This app is clean and I use the free version which can sync your notes to the cloud.
  • Evernote – this app stores everything. If I find something I like on the web or want to save text, audio, or anything – it goes in Evernote. It’s a great place to collect information.
  • Reeder – the best RSS reader for the iPhone (in my opinion). Sleek, smooth, and easy to rip through my list. Also let’s me control my RSS feeds the way I do in Google Reader.
  • The Weather Channel – a free app that gives more information than the default weather app for iPhone.
  • YouTube – someone is always wanting to show me a YouTube video. Use it often.
  • Foursquare – yes, I use foursquare. I’m also the mayor of quite a few places. Does that make me a location geek?
  • Safari – default web browser for the iPhone. Works great.
  • FAVGames – this is like cheating. I put 12 games into a folder and place them on my Home page. Look for another post to find out what my favorite iPhone games.
  • The Bottom Row – These four apps are always visible no matter what screen you’re on.
    • Phone – That’s right – you can actually use your iPhone as a phone.
    • Mail – Email is just a touch a way (organizes and checks both personal and business email).
    • Camera – The iPhone has a great camera…and I use it everyday.
    • Settings – I’m always switching my wifi on and off. Nice to have this handy.

That’s my first and 20. What do you have on your Home screen?

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