The iPhone has a Today View that provides access to at-a-glance information from your most-used apps. It’s a great way to use your apps without actually tapping them on the Home screen. For example, the Weather widget in Today View shows the local forecast. You can even access Today View from the iPhone’s Lock screen.

Here’s how to access and manage the widgets in Today View.

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How to access Today View

On the iPhone Home or Lock screen, swipe to the right edge of the screen. You can do this swipe from anywhere: the far left edge, the middle, or even close to the right edge of the screen.

To go back to the Home or Lock screen form Today View, swipe to the left edge of the screen.

What can you do when you’re in Today View?

Today View displays a list of widgets. Each widget represents an app on your iPhone and displays some information that you’d want quick access to. Some of the widgets let you do a few more things, as noted below.

• Show More: Some widgets may have a Show More link at the upper right. If you tap this, the widget will expand and display more information. For example, if the Favorites widget for Contacts is in Today View, it will display four of your favorite contacts to call. If you tap Show More, the Favorites widget will expand and display four more contacts, eight total.

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• Launch the app: Some widgets will launch its respective app if you tap it. For example, if you have the Map Destinations widget in Today View, tap it and the Maps app will launch with directions to your destination from your current location.

How to add or remove a widget from Today View

You can add widgets to Today View. Here’s how.