Dynamic island of iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max: how it works


The ‘Dynamic Island’ appears every time the iPhone is unlocked.


The arrival of the iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max surprised Apple users with its new addition of a Dynamic Island (Dynamic Island) embedded in the OLED screen of its terminals.

It should be noted that the iPhone 14 Pro Max It has the same hardware and design as the iPhone 14 Probut with a 6.7-inch OLED display and larger battery.
This new feature of these models of Apple It gives devices a more “infinite screen” look and a more modern look.

In that order, users who have purchased a iPhone 14 Pro o un iPhone 14 Pro Max or, surely, you have plans to buy one of these, you might be interested in knowing the list of best tricks to make the most of the Dynamic Island that Apple has implemented.

How to take advantage of the Dynamic Island of the iPhone 14 Pro models?

First of all, it is important to explain that the Dynamic Island is a software tool what It allows you to access and use various functions and apps on your phone quickly, without the need to occupy the entire screen.

The new screen recording

To stop screen recording, the user simply has to keep their finger pressed on the screen. Dynamic Island and click on the red square-shaped icon.

It should be noted that screen recording is a priority element in Live Activities and, therefore, you cannot switch to another activity using touch gestures.

The American company has implemented a selection of touch gestures for Dynamic Island through the which it is possible to reject, bring back and change the Live Activities.

This alternative is quite functional for users who have multiple live activities running in the background.

To make use of this trick, the person must press with a touch on the Dynamic Island, it will expand showing more details about a Live Activity. If the user slides their finger up on it, it will be minimized again.

If the user clicks twice in succession on the Dynamic Islandthe application related to the live activity will open.

Also, if the person has several Live Activities running at the same time Dynamic Island and want to switch from one to the other, just swipe from left to right to prioritize the live activity you want.

Customize the Dynamic Island with animations

To achieve this function, you need to download an app, in this sense Apollo (Reddit), is the one that best fits to completely transform the Dynamic Island according to the tastes of the user.

The animations show the user a kitten on top of the screen. Dynamic Island as if it were a “tamagotchi”, according to its developer.

Cancel an incoming call

This option is the favorite of many, since it does not interrupt any activity that the user is doing. For example, if the person is watching a video, the video is paused, but they can continue playing it while the Dynamic Island notification is active.

The fact is that if the user wants to cancel or hide the notification of an incoming call in the Dynamic Island, he must slide his finger up on the Live Activity and it will hide inside the Dynamic Island without the call being rejected.

But if what you want is to cancel the call, you just have to press the red button to hang up calls.

Add shortcuts to apps on the Dynamic Island

Apple opened up its API to allow developers to create their own Live Activities, in such a way that it is possible to bypass some limitations by downloading specific apps from the App Store.

Applications like Lock Launcher in which it is possible to add a total of 5 shortcuts to applications within the Dynamic Island.

2023-05-31 17:53:53

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