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What app widgets are you using in iOS 14?

iOS 14 is here—and with it, homescreen widgets for the first time on iOS.

Would love to hear how everyone's customizing their homescreen now that you can have widgets along with standard app icons!

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NBNite's avatar
almost 2 years ago

There are a few goodies in this bunch (who doesn't love a widget) but from what I've toyed around with thus far, I have to say the Smart Stack widget, which essentially allows you to swipe vertically within the widget to showcase a variety of your open/relevant/most used apps.It also flips between these apps automatically but I find it most useful to swipe myself for quick looks.

I also really like the weather widget, which shows hourly weather patterns for wherever you'd like. I walked outside recently and when I noticed it was raining, looked down at my phone to find that the widget's interface automatically changed to show the % chance of precipitation for the next several hours - exactly what I was going to look for :)

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@maguay (replying to @NBNite )
almost 2 years ago

@NBNite Oh good call—that’d simplify my most-used gesture on iOS to pull down to open Spotlight search and then just tap on one of the suggested apps it thinks I want to open. It’s spookily good at knowing what I need to open, at least half the time.

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@NBNite (replying to @maguay )
almost 2 years ago

Spooky and but helpful!

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