iPadOS 15 Features Widgets Anywhere on Home Screen and App Library

Apple today announced iPadOS 15, which introduces the ability to place widgets anywhere on the Home Screen and includes an App Library, a feature first introduced in iOS 14.

iPadOS Widgets
Widgets can be pinned in different sizes on any page of the Home Screen, providing useful information to users at a glance. Widgets on iPad also get a new larger format to make better use of the device's larger screen.

First introduced on the iPhone in iOS 14, the App Library automatically organizes all of a user's apps into one, easy-to-navigate view and will intelligently surface apps that may be helpful at a given time. The App Library is built right into the Dock, making it simple for users to access. Additionally, the App Library allows users to hide and reorder their Home Screen pages.

Related Roundups: WWDC 2022, iOS 15, iPadOS 15

Top Rated Comments

MacFather Avatar
14 months ago
Deleted.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
brofkand Avatar
14 months ago
16GB of RAM for widgets.
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tann Avatar
14 months ago
Disappointing is an understatement.

The fact they spent actual time explaining how to add a widget to your iPad Home Screen, when they already spent time a year ago explaining the same exact process for an iPhone just proves how little they’ve done.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
roncron Avatar
14 months ago
iPadOS 15 = iOS 14.

Awesome.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Goldfrapp Avatar
14 months ago
Hello 2020 ?

No reason it couldn't launch alongside iOS 14 last year

I guess, better late than never
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Fquen Avatar
14 months ago
Wow! That was worth an M1 iPad…
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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