A new update to the viral short-form video app TikTok this week brings support for iOS 14 home screen widgets. There are three different TikTok widgets from which you can choose, allowing quick access to trending videos and sounds from your home screen.

The TikTok widgets are designed to promote sounds, videos, and hashtags that are currently trending. The small widget shows the trending sound alongside how many views videos using the sound have received. You can tap on the widget to jump directly to the trending content’s page in the TikTok app.

The medium TikTok widget shows the same information about the trending content, alongside four small icons that serve as previews of associated videos. Finally, the large TikTok widget shows the trending content alongside three larger video previews.

For example, a sound that’s currently trending on TikTok is one that incorporates Coldplay’s song “Yellow,” so the TikTok widgets show the sound name and offer quick access to videos that use “Yellow” as their audio.

You can download TikTok on the App Store for free and start using the new iOS 14 home screen widgets today.

FTC: We use income earning auto affiliate links. More.


Check out 9to5Mac on YouTube for more Apple news:

You’re reading 9to5Mac — experts who break news about Apple and its surrounding ecosystem, day after day. Be sure to check out our homepage for all the latest news, and follow 9to5Mac on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to stay in the loop. Don’t know where to start? Check out our exclusive stories, reviews, how-tos, and subscribe to our YouTube channel

About the Author