The suggested apps are an excellent Dock feature, but you can always disable them. / Worship of Mac I love the new iOS 11 Dock. Did you like the new iOS 11 Dock? I bet you're digging it totally. But maybe we like it a little too a lot, and end up stuffing it so full of applicatis that every ic becomes too small to exploit. If that's the case, then you might appreciate this trick. Did you know that you can remove the three app secti the right side of the dock? The e where iOS automatically displays the apps that he thinks you might want to use right now? How to disable dock suggestis and recent applicatis Yet another visit to the applicati Settings. This three-ic secti shows a mix of recently used apps and suggested apps. Recently used applicatis are explicit. The suggested applicatis come from various sources. They may be suggested depending the weather – your favorite news app may appear when you wake up and take your iPad, for example – or they may be based cnecting a device. Cnect headphes and Netflix music or apps may appear. Cnect an audio interface and GarageBand can appear. This secti is also where Handoff appears. I love this automatic secti of the Dock, because it's really useful, and it saves me from giving a permanent slot in the Dock to a good number of applicatis. For me, this saves space the Dock. But others may hate iOS by trying to guess their needs. How to disable suggested apps To turn off this secti, go to Settings> General> Multitasking and Home Stati . At the bottom of this screen, you will see a parameter named Show Recent Suggestis and Applicatis . Disable this opti and you will recover these three valuable applicati locatis in the Dock. And add this page to your favorites, because in a few days, you may want to reactivate it when you realize how useful it is. how good it keeps your Dock.