How to Make Widgets on iPhone

Alicia Santos

iPhone, Tutorials

Widgets are a great way to enhance the functionality and personalization of your iPhone’s home screen. With widgets, you can have quick access to important information and perform tasks more efficiently. In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to make widgets on your iPhone.

Step 1: Update your iPhone

Before you proceed with creating widgets, it’s essential to ensure that your iPhone is running on the latest iOS version. To do this:

  • Step 1: Open the “Settings” app on your iPhone.
  • Step 2: Scroll down and tap on “General”.
  • Step 3: Select “Software Update” and download any available updates.

Step 2: Adding Widgets to the Home Screen

To add widgets to your home screen:

  • Step 1: Unlock your iPhone and go to the home screen.
  • Step 2: Tap and hold on an empty area of the screen until the apps start jiggling.
  • Step 3: Tap the “+” icon in the top-left corner of the screen.

Browse Widget Options

A list of available widgets will now appear. You can scroll through them or use the search bar at the top to find specific ones.

The widgets are categorized into different sections like “Siri Suggestions,” “Favorites,” and more.

Add a Widget to Home Screen

To add a widget to your home screen:

  • Step 1: Tap on the widget you want to add.
  • Step 2: Swipe left or right to choose between different widget sizes (if available).
  • Step 3: Tap “Add Widget”.

Once added, you can drag and drop the widget to your desired location on the home screen. You can also tap and hold on a widget to enter “Jiggle Mode” and rearrange or remove them.

Customizing Widgets

To customize widgets on your iPhone:

Resize Widgets

You can change the size of certain widgets. To resize a widget:

  • Step 1: Tap and hold on a widget until it enters “Jiggle Mode”.
  • Step 2: Tap the “Edit Widget” option that appears below the widget.
  • Step 3: Choose a different size option (if available).

Edit Widget Stack

If you have multiple widgets stacked together, you can edit the stack’s content and behavior. To edit a widget stack:

  • Step 1: Tap and hold on a widget stack until it enters “Jiggle Mode”.
  • Step 2: Tap “Edit Stack”.
  • Note:You can drag and drop widgets within the stack to change their order.

Congratulations! You have successfully learned how to make widgets on your iPhone.

Widgets can be a game-changer in terms of personalization and productivity. Explore and experiment with different widgets to find the ones that best suit your needs!

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