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How to use the Smart Stack feature on iPhone to automatically float widgets

 One of the cooler features in the iOS 14 software is a smart stack of widgets based on Siri intelligence. So instead of manually managing a bunch of widgets on the Home screen, you can tell your iPhone to automatically surface the appropriate widget just when you need it. Follow along with us to learn how to create, customize and use smart stacks on your iPhone. Redesigned Home screen widgets were first previewed during Apple’s WWDC 2020 virtual keynote on June 22, 2020. They’re available across the iPhone and iPod touch with the iOS 14 software, on the iPad with iPadOS 14, and on the Mac with the macOS 11.0 Big Sur update. These software updates are scheduled to release publicly this fall. What’s the Smart Stack? The Smart Stack is quite similar to the regular stack, but with the added smarts. As laid out in another iDB tutorial , the Widget Stack makes the most of the limited Home screen space by letting you swipe through the stack instead of multiple widgets occupying your Home scr