With Dynamic Island your iPhone bar comes to life

There is a black bar at the top of your iPhone at the front of the screen. That bar contains the camera and the scanner for Face ID. With the arrival of the iPhone 14 Pro, Apple came up with a smart solution for this bar: the Dynamic Island. In our blog, you will discover what it is and how it is used.

What is the Dynamic Island?

The Dynamic Island can be found on the iPhone 14 Pro, the iPhone 14 Pro Max, iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and the iPhone 15 Pro Max.

The black bar that is normally a fixed part of the iPhone is now a dynamic area. This is used in different ways. This is how notifications arrive on the Dynamic Island. The iPhone notch therefore has a smart function.

When an app uses the Dynamic Island intelligently, the bar becomes slightly larger. Or it stays bigger permanently.

An incoming telephone call no longer fills the entire screen but appears in the Dynamic Island. That makes it easier to push aside a conversation.

Do you use the iPhone’s timer? On the Dynamic Island, you can see the time running down. Dynamic Island is ideal when you use multiple apps at the same time. With 1 press on the bar, you can always quickly open the app that has been placed in it.

Which apps support Dynamic Island?

There are many apps that support Dynamic Island. Here are a few examples. 

Dynamic Island your iPhone bar

Phone calls

Incoming phone calls appear on the Dynamic Island. This concerns standard telephone calls, but also Facetime and WhatsApp (video) calls. 

Charging status of your battery

The moment you place your iPhone in the charger, the Dynamic Island shows the battery percentage. This way you immediately have an idea of ​​how long you need to charge the phone.

Connection with your AirPods

If you connect your AirPods to your iPhone, you will see that connection in the Dynamic Island. You can also immediately see the battery status of the AirPods there. The beam is also used in this way when connecting other accessories.

Various music apps

Your music is also placed in the Dynamic Island when you swipe away from the app. With Spotify or Apple Music, the song you are listening to is conveniently placed in the notch. By clicking on it you open the app and you can pause or fast-forward the song.


When someone sends you a file with AirDrop, the notification will appear in the Dynamic Island. Is it a large file? Press the Dynamic Island to monitor progress.


With AirPlay you connect your iPhone to a device, such as an Apple TV. This way you can watch your video on the big screen. With Dynamic Island you can see the connection and you can stop the connection in an instant.

Google Maps and Apple Maps

You also use the Dynamic Island to navigate to your destination. Google Maps and Apple Maps support both. In the bar, you can see the distance you have to travel and the direction.

These iPhone models have it

The Dynamic Island is relatively new. As a result, not many models have it yet. You will find it on these iPhone phones.

A special game for the Dynamic Island

Finally, a gaming tip. In the game Hit the Island, the Dynamic Island is part of the game. In the style of Pong, you try to shoot the ball on the Island.

This is how you earn points. But as you play, the ball goes faster and faster, your bar to bounce the bar on gets smaller, and more balls come into play.

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