With iOS 10, 3D Touch has become a lot versatile than ever before. Now, you can use 3D Touch to reply to any message right from the Lock screen of your iPhone and even use this amazing Touch technology in Control Center.
What makes 3D Touch so handy is that it allows you to access some of the most commonly used actions of any app instantly. As for instance, if you want to snap a cool selfie, you have to first launch Camera app, then switch to front-facing camera and then capture the pic. But with 3D Touch, you can just force touch the Camera app and then choose the option to take selfie in the shortcut menu right from the home screen on your iPhone.
Would you like to get started with 3D Touch on your iPhone? Let’s go!
Note: Only iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are compatible with 3D Touch. To make the best use of this touch technology, make sure your iPhone is running iOS 10.
How to Use 3D Touch on Home Screen in iOS 10 on iPhone
iCloud Drive App
3D Touch iCloud Drive app icon to not just access your most recent documents but also get the option to Search iCloud Drive.
When you 3D Touch the Photos app icon, you have the option to see the photos you captured a year ago, search your photos, view your favorites, check out your Most Recent photo or photo collections by location and date.
Simply, 3D Touch the Weather app icon on your iPhone, a shortcut menu will appear on the screen with your local weather as well as easy access to your favorite weather locations.
Just 3D Touch the Maps icon on your device, the shortcut menu will appear on the screen with the options like Send My Location, Search Nearby or Mark My Location.
When you 3D Touch the Activity app on your iPhone, you can quickly access your activity rings and goals or view History, Workouts, Achievements, or share your activity rings.
Simply 3D Touch the Camera app icon in order to access the options to take a selfie, record slow-motion, record video or take a photo instantly.
You can use 3D Touch with any compatible apps stock or third-party apps like WhatsApp or Facebook.