Besides popular features like widgets, default browser selection, and Picture in Picture support, iOS 14 features fundamental changes to the way the Home Screen works. In order to help you master iOS 14, we’ve put together a list of key Home Screen management tips and tricks for iPhone.
iOS 14 features some of the biggest changes to the way the Home Screen works since the iPhone’s inception. If you’re new to iOS 14, this guide will help you get up to speed with the fundamentals. But even if you’ve been using iOS 14 in beta since the summertime, there’s probably at least one or two new tips or tricks that you’ll learn from this tutorial. Watch the full video for the details.
Quickly cycle between Home Screen pages
Cycling between Home Screen pages is easily accomplished in iOS 14 by swiping on the page indicator dots that rest above the Dock. This allows you to quickly transition between Home Screen pages in the fastest way possible.
How to enter jiggle mode
Entering jiggle mode allows you to edit your Home Screen app icon layout, move apps, add and remove apps, add widgets, and more. There are several ways to enter jiggle mode in iOS 14:
- Long-press anywhere on the Home Screen for a few seconds
- Tap and drag any Home Screen app icon
- Long-press on an app icon and choose Edit Home Screen from the quick actions shortcut menu