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How To Use iPhone 12 Home Screen

Use iPhone 12 Home Screen

Apple has recently released iPhone 12 series. The new iPhone 12 models does not new look but the new iOS 14 has something exciting. You can completely personalize your iPhone 12 Home Screen with a wallpaper of your favorite photo, add widgets to keep important info, rearrange your favorite apps and use the App Library to locate all of your apps. And that is just only the beginning.

How To Customise iPhone 12 Home Screen

How To Set a favorite photo as your wallpaper on iPhone 12

Step #1: Go to Settings > Wallpaper

Step #2: Tap choose a New Wallpaper.

Step #3: Choose image from your photo library move it on the screen or pinch to zoom in or out

Step #4: When the image looks just right, tap Set then tap Set Home Screen

How To Add widgets to iPhone 12 Home Screen

Step #1: To quickly see information from apps that are important to you add Widgets to your Home Screen

Step #2: Press and hold the home screen background, by the time apps begin to jiggle

Step #3: Then press the Add Widget button to add widgets.

How To Rearrange your Home Screen pages on iPhone 12

Step #1: You can customize your Home Screen layout with your favorite apps and widgets

Step #2: You can also design a few pages like a page with the News and Weather apps  or another with all your work apps.

Step #3: Press and hold the Home Screen background by the time apps.

Step #4: Begin to jiggle, then drag apps and widgets to rearrange them.

Step #5: To create a stack to scroll through drag widgets on top of each other.

Step #6: Customize your app icons look on iPhone

To experiment with different looks on your iPhone use this feature. The new iOS 14 update also lets you customize apps to your liking. Here’s how-

Step #1: Open the Shortcuts app which is already pre installed in your iPhone

Step #2: Tap plus icon in the top right corner

Step #3: Select Add Action

Step #4: In the search bar type Open app then select the ‘Open App’ app

Step #5: Tap on Choose then select the app you want to customize

Step #6: Click on three dots you can see on the upper right corner. Then give the shortcut a name and tap Add to Home Screen

Step #7: Then go to the Safari app and find a new icon image. When you find the image, save it to your photos

Step #8: Then, go to the shortcuts app and press the current icon.

Step #9: Now, you have to Select the Photo by clicking on Choose Photo and tap on the image you just saved. You can easily zoom in or out on the image. Press Choose.

Step #10: Press Add.

Step #11: Now you have customized apps on your phone. The actual apps will still be remaining on the device, but you can store them in a folder also.

How To Open apps in the App Library on iPhone 12

Step #1: To  see all your apps organized by categories in the App Library swipe left to the end page of the Home Screen. Currently used and added apps along with the apps you use the most are at the top of the screen for easy access.

Step #2: To reach the App Library more quickly you can hide the home screen.

Step #3: Touch and hold the Home Screen background until the apps begin to jiggle then tap the dots at the end of the screen then tap the Home Screen pages you want to hide.

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