Launching actions directly from the apps icons is now possible. Examples: - long press on "Messages" app icon to send a SMS/MMS to a recent contact or create a new conversation, - long press on "Camera" app icon to take a selfie,* - long press on "Gmail" app icon to create an email.
NB: On several devices, after a long press on an app icon, tap on to place a widget on a home screen (if available); for example to follow your SMS conversations from "Messages" app .
* Except for Sunny3, Sunny3 mini, Y50 and Y61. Product(s) concerned by this article: