The ability to Add and Remove Widgets on iPhone Home Screen is something new, and it was introduced on the forthcoming iOS 14 which is under beta tester at the moment. This simply means that only iOS 14 and later will be able to flow through this Features, while iOS 13 and below won’t be able to use it.
iOS 14 was applauded because of it customizable ability which it brings to the iPhone among it other features. iPhone users can easily add widgets on home screen flexible just like Android users. Without being told, widget is another awesome features that can go far on making user to read or see app data without opening the app.
Adding and removing of widgets on iPhone home screen is applicable to both stock and third-party apps. The iPhone widgets can be placed in between app icons, ability to have multiple widgets in a page and also move it around like you do while arranging your phone apps for easy access.
Similar to Android, Apple has offered many customization options for the iPhone home widgets. This includes ability to add and remove widgets on iPhone home screen. Users can also select from various sizes of the widgets and select the size that suits their home setup the best.
How To Add Widgets To iPhone Home Screen
Adding new widgets to the iPhone home is very easy. All you need to do is to fllow these steps to add widgets to iPhone home screen.
You can access widgets page on iPhone by going to the left top home screen page.
Once you are on widgets page, tap and hold on a widget to enter jiggle mode. You can also do this by long pressing on any app icon.
On the widgets page, tap on the ‘+’ button. This will bring up the iOS widget search page.
Find the widget that you want to add to iPhone home screen and tap on it.
If the widget has multiple size options you will be presented with options. Choose your desirable size and tap on the Add Widget button.
As you add a new widget it will be appear on the Widgets screen. If you want to move it to app pages and in between icons, simply tap on your desired widget and drag it towards the homescreen.
Move the widget around until you find the right spot and let go of your finger.
Your favorite iPhone widget will now be added to that spot.
How To Remove Widgets From iPhone Home Screen
Removing of widget from iPhone home screen is much easy. You can remove widget from iPhone home screen with these few steps.
Find the widget that you want to remove from home or widgets page.
Tap and hold on the widget until your iPhone enters jiggle mode. (Alternatively you can long press on a widget and tap on ‘Remove Widget’ option from the menu).
When in jiggle mode, tap on the ‘–‘ button located on top left corner of the widget to remove it and confirm.
Finally hit the Done button to exit jiggle mode.