The release of Apple’s iOS 14 is just around the corner, and it’s bringing a ton of exciting new features with it. Most notably, Apple has completely redesigned the Home Screen, introducing a new way to organize your apps and widgets. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at all the new features the Home Screen has to offer.
The App Library
The App Library is the most notable addition to the Home Screen in iOS 14. It is a dedicated space on the Home Screen that automatically organizes all of your apps into one place. You can access the App Library by swiping to the right on the Home Screen, and it can be customized with folders, tags, and other options. It’s a great way to keep all of your apps organized and easily accessible.
Widgets have been around on iPhones for a while now, but they’ve been improved significantly in iOS 14. You can now add widgets to your Home Screen, allowing you to quickly access important information such as the weather, your calendar, and more. You can also customize the size of the widgets, and they can be placed alongside your apps on the Home Screen.
Picture in Picture
Picture in Picture is a new feature that allows you to watch videos while you’re using other apps. You can watch a video in a small window while using other apps, making it easier to multitask. It’s a great way to watch videos while you’re using other apps, such as messaging or browsing the web.
Siri Suggestions is a new feature in iOS 14 that makes it easier to find the apps you need. It displays suggested apps at the top of the Home Screen, making it easier to quickly access the apps you use most. You can also customize the suggestions to show apps that you want to see more often.
Compact Calls is another new feature of iOS 14 that allows you to take calls without leaving the current app you’re in. When someone calls you, a small window will appear at the top of the screen, allowing you to take the call without leaving the current app. It’s a great way to stay productive while still being able to take important calls.
App Clips is a new feature that makes it easier to try out apps without having to download them. App Clips are small snippets of apps that can be used without downloading the full version. They’re great for quickly trying out apps without having to commit to downloading them.
App Groups is a new feature that makes it easier to organize your apps. You can create groups of apps and assign them to folders on your Home Screen, making them easier to find. It’s a great way to keep your Home Screen organized and easier to navigate.
Dark Mode is a popular feature on iOS, and it has been improved in iOS 14. It allows you to switch your Home Screen to a darker color scheme, making it easier to use your phone in low-light environments. It also reduces eyestrain and helps conserve battery life.
Smart Stack is a new feature that displays a widget on the Home Screen. It’s a great way to quickly access important information such as the weather, your calendar, and more. You can also customize the stack to show different widgets throughout the day, and you can add more widgets as needed.
The Home Screen in iOS 14 has been completely redesigned, adding a ton of new features and making it easier to use and navigate. The App Library, widgets, Picture in Picture, and Siri Suggestions are just some of the new features that make the Home Screen more powerful and useful. With all these new features, the Home Screen in iOS 14 is sure to be a great addition to your iPhone.