How to share apps directly from iPhone Home screen

by John Smith | October 13, 2016 9:29 AM

iOS 10 is making it much easier and quicker for users to share apps, video and photos with their friends, eliminating the need to jailbreak their devices or go to the App Store and find the app that you want to share. With iOS 10, you now can use 3D Touch to share your favorite apps with your friends and family directly from your phone’s home screen.

If you are now using an iPhone that supports 3D Touch, we will show you how to share apps directly from your iPhone’s home screen

How to share apps from Home screen on your iPhone

Step one: First and foremost, locate the app you want to share with your friends or someone else

Step two: Next up, all you have to do is to 3D Touch that app and tap Share.

Easy, isn’t it? This is one of the best features on iOS 10, making your daily tasks much quicker and simpler than ever. Besides, you can use the above-mentioned steps to share your favorite webpages you have created app icons for right on your home screen.

How to share App Store links for your apps with your friends with 3D Touch on iOS 10

With iOS 10, you can do a lot more things using 3D Touch on your iPhone. In this case, we will walk you through the steps to share App Store links to your favorite apps. Here we go

Note that if you have an iPhone that has no support for 3D Touch, you can go to the App Store, look for the app and share the link with your friends.

Step one: All you have to do is to 3D Touch the app’s icon and tap the Share button from the list.

Step two: Once you have tapped it, you will see the iOS share sheet. All you have to do now is to tap “Copy Link”  to copy the link and paste it in your desired spot.

Step three: If you want to share the app in Mail or Twitter, you simply tap the Mail or Twitter option from the top row.


iOS 10 comes with a lot of exciting and useful features, making it the biggest iOS release ever and 3D Touch is just a bit of it. If you have got iOS 10 installed on your device, make sure that you check out all the features.

Do you often share apps from your iPhone’s home screen with your friends? Let us know in the comments section below.

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