How to 3D Touch a Folder to See App Notification Badges

Folders are a great way to organize your apps, especially if your apps are beginning to pile up. Lots of apps use notification badges to let you know there’s a task to complete within the app or new content to check. But when those apps are in a folder, the notifications badges are added together to give you one number in a red circle. However, you can 3D Touch a folder to see what specific apps have unchecked notifications. Here’s how to 3D Touch a folder to see app notification badges.

Related: How to Quickly Rename a Folder with 3D Touch on iPhone

How to 3D Touch a Folder to See App Notification Badges

  • Locate a folder with notification badges.

  • 3D Touch the folder.

  • You’ll see a list of the apps with notification badges and how many notification badges each app has.

  • Tap on a listed app with notification badges to jump into it.

That’s it! This is a great way to easily jump right into the app you need to check.

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Conner Carey holds a bachelor's in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and resides in Fairfield, Iowa. When she's not writing, you can find her singing jazz or watching anime. Her personal blog can be found at; you can also follow her on twitter @connerleecarey.