- With iOS 14, you can finally customize your iPhone’s home screen with widgets.
- Widgets are essentially larger app icons that display information and photos that update throughout the day.
- Although Apple offers a selection of customization options, the app Widgetsmith lets you get even more creative by changing the color and font of your widgets.
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Apple’s iOS 14 update brought a feature iPhone fans have long wanted — the ability to customize and personalize the home screen.
The new update, which launched on September 16, finally made it possible to add widgets to the main iPhone home screen, turning your iPhone’s default landing page into much more than just a hub for your apps.
Apple also gave widgets a fresh new look in iOS 14 with different size options and an improved design that shows more information at a glance.
Widgets are essentially
In iOS 14, Apple introduced the concept of Home Screen widgets, which provide information from apps at a glance. Widgets can be pinned to the Home Screen in various spots and sizes, allowing for many different layouts.
Despite the relative lack of 3rd party widgets at launch, iOS users around the world have been busy customizing their home screens and sharing their work with others.
On Twitter, the hashtag #iOS14HomeScreen started trending this weekend with users showing off their latest creations. MacRumors followers also shared their creations on Twitter and in this forum thread.
Some bigger brands have already released widget support, including IMDB, Google, and Twitch. Spotify is