100+ Apps That Support Live Activities and Dynamic Island on iPhone

In October 2022, Apple announced its latest iOS 16.1 alongside iPadOS 16.1, macOS Ventura, watchOS 9.1, tvOS 16.1, and HomePod 16.1. This update introduced the long-awaited feature called Live Activities to the public.

It might not be obvious when you first hear about Live Activities since only a handful of apps currently support it. You need not worry about it; we’ll guide you through what Live Activities are on iPhone, how they work, and list apps that currently support Live Activities on iOS 16.1 and above.

What are Live Activities on iOS 16?

Live Activities on iPhone is a pinned notification on your iPhone lock screen that shows you what’s happening in real time. It could be a workout, sports game, delivery, or anything else. Furthermore, if you have an iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 14 Pro Max, Live Activities are also visible on Dynamic Island (pill-shaped cutout).

iOS16 Live Activities Examples

For instance, you order food from apps like Uber Eats and keep your iPhone aside. Generally, if you want to check its status, you’d go to the app and click on the order status. However, Live Activities allows you to take your order status to the lock screen in a notification form, which updates in real time.

As a result, you’ll be able to check your order status right from your iPhone’s lock screen. It saves you time and effort since you wouldn’t have to unlock your iPhone and navigate the app.

Apple shared its Live Activities API with the developers after iOS 16, allowing them to benefit from Live Activities in their apps. Live Activities are currently available on iPhones running iOS 16.1 and above.

How to Enable Live Activities on iPhone?

Developers enable the Live Activities feature by default on their apps. However, if the developer didn’t enable it, here’s how you can enable it on your iPhone.

  1. Open Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Scroll down and select the app you want to enable Live Activities.
  3. Enable the toggle next to Live Activities.
Enable Live Activities on iOS16 iPhone

How to Disable Live Activities on your iPhone?

If you don’t like the Live Activity of a particular app, you can disable it. Here’s how to disable the Live Activities of a specific app.

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Select the app you want to disable Live Activities.
  3. Disable the toggle next to Live Activities.
Disable Live Activities on iOS16 iPhone

List of Apps That Support Live Activities on iPhones With iOS 16.1 and Above

After iOS 16.1 update, many developers rolled out Live Activities to their apps. Here is a list of apps supporting Live Activities on iPhones running iOS 16.1 and above.

  1. Time’s Up! – visual timer
  2. Structured – visual planner
  3. Sticky Timers and Countdowns – multiple timers and countdowns
  4. Mango Baby – baby things tracker
  5. Coachy – gym exercises
  6. Crouton, meal planner, and recipe book
  7. Soor – music player
  8. LookUp, visual English dictionary
  9. Bolt – workout planner
  10. Dark Noise – noises like rain, birds, etc
  11. Coffee Book – coffee tracker
  12. Passcodes – password manager
  13. Flighty – flight tracker
  14. Forest – focus timer
  15. Booby Track – breastfeed tracker
  16. Pestle – recipe organizer
  17. Paddle Logger for Watersports – water sports
  18. Reality tasks – kanban and to-do
  19. MD Clock – clock widget
  20. Money Coach – budgeting
  21. Focus – time management
  22. OffScreen – limit screen time
  23. FITIV – pulse heart rate monitor
  24. One Widget – lock screen widget
  25. Fat Burn Tracker
  26. Carrot Weather – weather (paid version only)
  27. Slopes – ski and snowboard tracker
  28. Grocery – grocery list
  29. GoodTask – task manager
  30. Lumy – sun tracker
  31. FotMob – soccer scores
  32. Calzy – calculator
  33. Streaks – habit tracker
  34. Shelf – lock screen widgets
  35. Pi-hole Remote
  36. Wolt Delivery – food delivery
  37. FotMob – soccer scores tracker
  38. Timelogger Plus – time tracking
  39. Liftin’ Workout Tracker
  40. Planny – task manager and planner
  41. Just Press Record – to record
  42. Timery – time tracker (coming soon)
  43. SmartGym
  44. Endel
  45. Thuisbezorgd / Just Eat – food delivery
  46. Rippple for Trakt – TV/movie tracker
  47. Crumbl Cookies – cookies delivery
  48. Subjects – student planner
  49. Lock Launcher
  50. Alpenglow: Sunset Forecast
  51. Aviary 2
  52. TickTick
  53. FocusPomo: Pomodoro Study Timer
  54. Landscape: Mountaineering
  55. CardPointers for Credit Card Rewards
  56. PosturePal: reminder
  57. TV Remote: Universal Remote
  58. Sports Alerts
  59. Plantry: Meal Planner
  60. Comic Reader: Read your comics
  61. Next Drop: Sneaker releases
  62. Thiro
  63. StartWatch: Instant timers
  64. Orto: For Sonos
  65. Kookin
  66. timer. – Multi countdown timer
  67. Remember: Stickies widget
  68. TomoNow 2
  69. Gain
  70. Apollo for Reddit
  71. Magica: Mileage Tracker
  72. Dark Hue
  73. LockWidget: Lockscreen widgets
  74. Boring Island
  75. Streaks
  76. FocusCafe
  77. Zomato
  78. Uber Eats
  79. Night Sky
  80. OneWidget: LockScreen Widget
  81. WakeOut: Healthy work timer
  82. Citymapper: All your transport
  83. Marvis Pro
  84. YaoYao: Jump Rope
  85. Point in time
  86. FocusCafe: Improving focus
  87. Activity Builder
  88. Tasks: Create Live Activities
  89. Scorespot: Football results
  90. Calzy
  91. Box Box Club
  92. GoodTask
  93. iHour: Focus Time Tracker
  94. MinimaList – To do list & Task
  95. PixelPals: Widget and Activity
  96. ParkMobile: Find Parking
  97. Weather- Dynamic Island Widget
  98. Tyme 3: Time Tracking
  99. Egghart: The Egg Timer
  100. Timery for Toggl
  101. Train Island
  102. Athan Pro: Quran, Azan, Qibla
  103. Passcodes: Password Manager
  104. Deadline App

Wrapping Up

So that’s what Live Activities are on iPhones running iOS 16.1 and above. The apps mentioned above currently support Live Activities, and we’ll update the list if we find more apps that support Live Activities. So keep an eye on this space to find more such apps.

If you think we missed out on any app on this list, you can mention it in the comments, and we’ll add it to the list.

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