Learn & Customize the Home Screen
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Learn & Customize the Home Screen

Learn how to change your wallpaper and enable still or perspective settings.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Change wallpaper
• Add widgets to the home screen
• Use Smart Stack
• Access App Library

 

Change wallpaper

1. From the home screen, select the settings app Settings app.

2. Scroll to and select Wallpaper, then select Choose a New Wallpaper.

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3. Select the desired wallpaper type, then select the desired wallpaper.

Note: For this demonstration, Stills was selected. To save battery life, turn off Live and Dynamic wallpapers.
 
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4. Select Set.

Note: Perspective wallpapers will move as you tilt the iPhone. 

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Add widgets to the home screen

1. From the home screen, select and hold an empty space on the screen until the apps start to shake, then select the Add icon. Select the desired widget

Note: Alternately, select and hold an app then select Edit Home Screen.

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2.  Swipe left or right to the desired widget layout and size, then select Add Widget.

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3. Select and drag the desired widget to the desired location, then select Done when finished. 

Note: To remove a widget from the home screen, select and hold an empty space on the screen until the apps start to shake > select the remove icon remove icon > Remove > Done.

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Use Smart Stack

1. With iOS 14, a Smart Stack of widgets is intelligently curated based on the apps you use most. When using Smart Stack, the right widget will show up automatically at the right time in your day based on your app usage. To add Smart Stack to your home screen, select and hold an empty space on the home screen until the apps start to shake > select the Add icon > Smart Stack

Note: You can also create your own Smart Stack of widgets by dragging widgets of the same size (up to 10) on top of each other.

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2. Swipe left or right to the desired layout and size, then select Add Widget.

Note: Select and drag the desired widget to the desired location, then select Done when finished. To remove Smart Stack from the home screen, select and hold an empty space on the screen until the apps start to shake > select the remove icon remove icon > Remove StackRemove > Done.

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3. Swipe up or down on the Smart Stack widget to scroll through widgets. 

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Access App Library

The App Library automatically organizes all of your apps into one simple, easy‑to‑navigate view. Apps are sorted by category and your most used apps are always just one tap away. To access the App Library, swipe left from the right most home screen, then select the desired app.

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