iOS 14 home screen widgets: How to add and customize your iPhone

Apple has at long last dispatched iOS 14, giving the iPhone its greatest makeover to date, and you ought to totally refresh — likely. Boss among the new working framework's many cool highlights is the capacity to add gadgets to your iPhone's home screen. 


iOS 14 home screen widgets: How to add and customize your iPhone
iOS 14 home screen widgets


Gadgets are essentially minimal sneak looks into different local applications; they work as a crossover of an application symbol and a half-open application, showing a piece of data while likewise allowing you to tap on every gadget to completely open the relating application. They're a valuable expansion to the home screen, consolidating supportiveness with beauty, and when matched with the new App Library, structure a significant update. 


In this article, we disclose how to add and tweak home screen gadgets in iOS 14. We cover adding gadgets in any case, while we likewise turn out how to change the presence of gadgets and their areas on the home screen.


How to add home screen widgets in iOS 14


It’s easy to add widgets to your home screen in iOS 14. Obviously, you need to download iOS 14 first, but once you’ve done that, you can add widgets by doing the following:

  • Step 1: Tap and hold on to an empty space on the home screen. (You can choose any page for this, but if you want to start on a particular page, swipe to it first and then tap and hold on an empty space.) Doing this for a second will start the edit home screen mode, where the apps begin to jiggle.
  • Step 2: With the apps wobbling about, tap the little Plus button in the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Step 3: This brings up the widget page. You can scroll down the list of widgets to choose from. Bear in mind that widgets are currently available only for native Apple apps (so, no widgets for third-party apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp, or Twitter). Choose a widget and tap on it.
  • Step 4: Next, choose the size of the widget by swiping left on the touchscreen. Larger widgets will display more information, although they will obviously occupy more real estate on your home screen.
  • Step 5: Once you’ve swiped to the desired size of the widget, tap Add Widget.

That’s it, you’ve added a widget. You can repeat the above process to add more widgets.


How to customize home screen widgets in iOS 14


Adding gadgets to your home screen in iOS 14 would one say one is the thing, however, what might be said about tweaking them? This is likewise truly simple, despite the fact that it might require some investment. 


In the first place, you can move gadgets around on the home screen, actually like you can with applications. Tap and hold and gadget, and afterward drag it to the ideal area once it begins shaking. You can drag it to another page on the home screen by hauling it to the edge of the page you're right now on (you may need to stand by a second prior to the page flips). 


Then, recall that you can decide to show gadgets in various sizes. On the off chance that you've effectively added a gadget however wish to change its size, eliminate it by clutching it briefly and afterward tapping the Minus image once it begins to vibrate. At that point, go through the interaction for adding it once more, however, this time pick the correct size on the Add Widget screen. 


You can tweak numerous gadgets, such as changing the area in your climate application. To do as such, tap and clutch the gadget briefly until the alter sub-window shows up. Tap Edit Widget to raise an area tab. Tap on it to change the area. The clock gadget (which for me is set to Cupertino naturally) allows you to accomplish something comparable. Clutch it briefly, at that point tap Edit Widget. 


In case you're experiencing difficulty figuring out how to modify gadgets straightforwardly through the application, search for a workaround that will allow you to alter data. For instance, you can switch the stocks that appeared by the stocks gadget in the event that you open the Stocks application and alter your watchlist. 


To achieve this, open Stocks and snap-on Edit in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. Tap the red Minus image and afterward tap Remove to dispose of the top stocks, expecting that you would prefer not to see them showed in the Stocks gadget (the number of stocks to eliminate change contingent upon the size of your Stocks gadget). Whenever you've taken out the stocks you would prefer not to see, you can either stay with the leftover ones or add new ones via looking for them and afterward tapping Add to Watchlist. 


It's likewise worth referencing that you can show practically all local Apple applications as a gadget, including applications like TV, Siri Suggestions, Screen Time, Reminders, Podcasts, Photos, Notes, News, Music, Maps, Files, Calendar, and that's just the beginning. Showing the entirety of your every now and again utilized applications as gadgets on your home screen is an extraordinary method to get moment data without looking through your telephone.




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