Notion adds support for Home screen widgets in its latest iPhone and iPad update

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  • Notion has been updated to add support for iOS 14 Home screen widgets.

Popular note-taking and project management app Notion has been updated to add support for iOS 14 Home screen widgets for the first time. The update adds five different widgets of two different sizes, allowing users to more quickly access pages and shortcuts from their Home screen.

The update gives users the option of adding links to pages, a list of recent pages, or their favorites onto their Home screen to make it easier to dip in and out of the notes that they need without having to go spelunking through the Notion app proper. Header images are also pulled through to the widget, making for some great looks.

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Introducing: widgets! Keep the Notion page you use the most right on your home screen, complete with icon & cover image. Or, add a widget with a list of your "favorited" pages so you'll always have easy access.

Notion is just the latest app to jump on the iOS 14 bandwagon and we've already seen some great examples of how widgets can change not only how our Home screens look, but how we use our devices as well.

The updated Notion for iPhone and iPad can be downloaded for free from the App Store (opens in new tab) right now.

Oliver Haslam
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.