iOS 16 Lock Screen: How to create a new lock screen for your iPhone?

Or how to set a photo as your lock screen wallpaper?

Main Image
  • Like
  • Comment
  • Share

Apple recently rolled out iOS 16 which is the latest version of the operating system by the company. The latest iOS allows you to change the colour and font, apply filters and also use multiple information-rich widgets on the wall too.

With the latest features, you’ll be able to shortlist lock screen wallpapers from a collection of Emoji backgrounds, Colors, Apple Collections, Astronomy screens, and dynamic weather too.

In addition, the introduction of the lock screen widgets allows you to get information like time, battery level, weather, date, and more on the display. It also lets you use different Lock Screen wallpapers and switch between them in an instant. The new feature works in a similar way as the face customization works in the Apple Watch.

How to create a new iPhone Lock Screen?

  • First things first, unlock your iPhone with the Face ID.
  • Now press and hold on to the lock screen.
  • Tap the blue-coloured + button, or swipe towards left to end and then tap the Add New button.
  • Choose a new wallpaper from the menu of options, which includes Photo Shuffle, Astronomy, Collections, Color, People, Emoji, Photos, Weather and Color.
  • Now customize the look of your Lock Screen by clicking the frames up top to change clock style and add widgets. To add more personal touch, use the filter and the image options available at the bottom of the screen, which will change based on the type of wallpaper you have selected.
  • After finishing the customization of your lock screen, tap on the Done button at the top-right corner, and tap the screen again to exit the Lock Screen gallery.

Note: You can also create a new lock screen and customize the previous one by visiting the Wallpaper and Lock Screens option available in the Settings menu.

Not only this but you can also set a photo as your lock screen wallpaper in iOS 16. Here we will explain step by step how you can add a photo as your lock screen on your iPhone.

ALSO READ: How to quickly change the Clock Style on iPhone Lock Screen

How to set your photo as a lock screen wallpaper on iPhone?

  • Unlock your iPhone with the use of Face ID and then press and hold the lock screen.
  • Tap the blue + button and swipe to left, now tap the Add New button.
  • Tap the Photos button available in the top row of the options.
  • Now, select a picture from the Photos library to use it.
  • Swipe left and right in the lock screen editor to check out the auto-generated styles that you can apply to the picture.
  • After selecting a look for your photos, tap on Done. Now, tap the lock screen once you have activated it.
Nishit Raghuwanshi RudraNishit Raghuwanshi Rudra
A career journalist who spent three plus years playing around with smartphones, associated apps and more. As a hobby, Rudra enjoys researching mobile games. When he's not busy in the world of gadgets, he is busy with a paper and pen writing poems or engaging with his growing digital audience on the Hindi rap circuit.

Related Articles

ImageExclusive: Nothing Phone (2a) Design, Specs & India Price Revealed Before Launch!

Nothing Phone (2a) will launch in India on March 5, 2024. Since the phone marks the brand’s entry into a new segment, we’ve followed all the threads and rumors about it. Today, we’ve collaborated with known tipster @OnLeaks to present before our readers their first look at high-quality 5K renders of the Nothing Phone (2a), …

ImageiOS 16 Lock Screen: How to quickly change the Clock Style on iPhone Lock Screen

Apple with its newest iOS 16 has brought a host of new customization options on the Lock Screen of iPhone models. From choosing your own wallpaper from the gallery to opting for different widgets, an iPhone user can handle it all. Not limited, iOS 16 is also allowing users to select the clock font style …

ImageBest iOS 16 Lock Screen Widget apps for your iPhone: Lock Screen Widgets for iPhone 14, iPhone 13 and more

iPhone users have been complaining about the unavailability of lock screen customization options but with the new iOS 16 update, Apple granted the wish. Now, iPhone users can personalize their Lock Screen with the five built-in widgets including Clock, Calendar, Weather, Reminders, and Fitness. Also, Apple is allowing third-party app developers to create their respective …

ImageApple iPhone 16 Pro Roundup: Bigger Screen, Performance Improvements: AI Updates, And More

In September 2024, the Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is expected to release the iPhone 16 Pro and the iPhone 16 Pro Max. Considering the slew of rumors and reports on the internet, these models should feature top-tier hardware and software. Given that other companies like Google and Samsung have already released AI-based features on their …

ImageiPhone 16 Pro Exclusive Colorways Leaked By Tipster

Apple’s new iPhones should come out sometime in September 2024. Like every year, the company will release four models: two regular iPhones and two Pro iPhones under the iPhone 16 lineup. Previously, we’ve done an iPhone 16 Pro rumors roundup containing all the available details about the two Pro models. However, a known tipster has …


Be the first to leave a comment.