Apple includes a number of apps with iOS and iPadOS, including FaceTime, Safari, Notes and more. New ones are added regularly, such as the Journal app, which was released with iOS 17.
Apple’s iOS 16.2 introduced the Freeform app, a new app that can sometimes fly under the radar. It’s described by Apple as a way to “bring your ideas to life”—it’s essentially a digital whiteboard you can use for everything from research projects to travel planning.
While it offers plenty of helpful features, Freeform doesn’t quite seem to be getting the attention it deserves—so we’re going to guide you through what the app is capable of on the iPhone and the different ways you might find a use for it.
Freeform: How to get started
Freeform works on iPhones iPads and Macs. Your work is automatically synced between devices through iCloud. The app comes built into these various operating systems—but if you’ve…