iOS10 Tips and Tricks – Remove or Add Widgets from Home Screen

iOS 10 is around the corner and a lot of new features are bound to be added to it. Along with the new features are the new tips and tricks that you can use to customize iOS 10 on your iPhone or iPad to suit your requirements. Learn how to remove or add widgets from home screen in iOS 10 on your Apple device.

With the launch of iOS 10, iPhone and iPad users can add widgets to the search screen. The search screen can be access by swiping left or right on the home screen or the lock screen.

Remove or Add Widgets from Home Screen

iOS 10 features you need to know

Remove or Add Widgets from Home Screen – iOS 10

New widgets are being added in iOS 10. You can add the news widget, events widget or a calendar widget. You also get a music widget, a weather widget and many more.

First, you have to download the beta 1 version or enroll for the public beta that will be out in July. If you are not the risk taking kind, wait for the official iOS10 release in September.

Access widgets by swiping right on the home screen/lock screen.

Tap Edit>find the widget you want> tap the ‘+’ green icon next to each of the widgets you want to add.

Tap done when you are finished adding widgets.

To remove widgets, access widgets by swiping right on the home screen/lock screen.

Tap Edit>find the widget you want> tap the ‘-‘ red¬†icon next to each of the widgets you want to remove.

To disable widgets on the home screen/lock screen, you can do the following:

Settings>Touch ID & passcode> enter your passcode

Scroll down to Allow access when locked.

Disable the toggle next to Today

It’s that simple! Enjoy trying out the different widgets in iOS 10!

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iOS 10 Features that you should know

In less than 2 weeks from now, Apple will show us the iOS 10 at WWDC 2016. The iOS 10 is the next major update for the iPhone, iPad and the iPod. A lot of new features, revamps and updates are expected. Here are the iOS 10 features we can expect.

iOS 10 Features

iOS 10 Features We can expect

  • Siri Will be Smarter and powerful

While Apple has made minor improvements to Siri over the years, it still feels limited compared to Google Now. Now, Apple is working on an SDK for Siri that should make it smarter and powerful. It is also expected to have better HomeKit integration.

iOS 10 Features_3

  • Standalone HomeKit Application

It is rumored that Apple will be launching a standalone HomeKit app with iOS 10. While this has been the focus for quite some time, Apple never got around to making a standalone application. Now, things might change. It will offer a better and easier way to control all your HomeKit enabled devices from one place.

  • Revamped Apple Music

The revamped Apple Music is expected to have a redesigned user interface to make for a better display. It will make extensive use of 3D touch. The ‘For You’ section will have a simplified UI as well as provide lyrics integration.

iOS 10 Features_2

  • Photo App Revamp

With the current photo app being a little too clunky to use and navigate, it is expected to get a revamp with iOS 10. Major updates expected are annotation features like ability to add captions, draw shapes etc. The markup feature which is currently only available in the mail application could be integrated with the Photo app. A couple of pro-editing options are also expected.

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  • Improved iMessages

Apple is expected to make improvements to iMessages to keep up with other popular messaging services such as Whatsapp, Facebook messenger.

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  • Control Center Improvement

The control center has not seen much upgrades since its introduction in 2013.  Major updates would include the ability to customize shortcuts as well as add additional shortcuts.

So, that is a few of the updates that are expected in iOS 10. We will bring you more updates and tweaks that you can expect from iOS 10 tomorrow!