What Does Share Focus Status Mean and How Do I Use It On My iPhone?

What Does Share Focus Status Mean and How Do I Use It On My iPhone?

When you first open the Share sheet on your iPhone, you may be perplexed by the various status icons.
A little concentric circles icon is one of them.Read more:share focus status
This is the Share Focus Status, and it tells you which app will get input when you share something.
It will show the app that is now open by default, but if you tap on the icon, you can select another app to share to.


When you want to rapidly share something without switching apps, the Share Focus Status comes in handy.
For example, if I’m browsing Safari and come across a link that I’d like to share with my WhatsApp buddies, all I have to do is touch the Share button.

How Do I Use It On My iPhone?

The Focus Status function is disabled by default in various configurations.
Take the following steps to activate it:

Open the Settings app, then select Focus.

Select the Focus option for which you want to allow sharing.

Tap Focus Status to select it.

Activate the Share Focus Status option at the top of the page.

When you pick a focus, the Focus state is now communicated in iMessage.

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