Many users want to keep the home screen free from icons other than then ones Apple pre-installed on the phone, right now you can just move you icons around, however the next time you download a new app these are automatically installed on the blank spots. So how do you prevent this from happening?
This all-black icon can hold a place on your home screen.
All you need to do is place a black icon on the home screen, you can do this by visiting MacLife.com who offers a blank page. Or you can visit this danish site: http://iphoneguide.dk/blank/
1.When you loaded the site simply press the plus sign.
2.In the pop-up menu, select Add to Home Screen, and then in the resulting screen, replace the site’s name with a single period.
3.Click Add, and a black icon will be added to your Home Screen, with a pretty easily ignored period as its name.