Several weeks ago I posted a tip about discovering Spotlight searches on your iPhone or iPod Touch. The tip this week will show you how to customize the arrangement of your search results. You can decide to list application, contact, music, etc., search results in first, last, or anywhere in between order.
1. Launch the Settings app
2. Tap General
3. Tap Home
4. Tap Search Results
Initially your search results will be set up like this:
Now you can customize the order of your search results by performing these tasks while the screen above is displayed:
- Tap any of the items listed to select or deselect them--this controls whether or not they appear in the search results or not. Checked items appear in Spotlight search results.
- Tap and hold this symbol:
Once you are satisfied with how your search results are ordered, you can press the Home button to save your customizations.