How To Add Widgets to Your Home Screen

Widgets help you to quickly see timely information from essential apps on your phone. This includes apps like calendar events, current headlines, weather, etc.

In addition, you can easily add widgets to your home screen to see important information when you glance at your phone.

So how do you add widgets to your iPhone home screen? Follow these steps:

First, navigate to the Home Screen page where you want to add the widget. 

Add Widgets to Your Home Screen

Next, long press the Home Screen background until the apps begin to jiggle. Then tap the (+) button at the top left corner of your screen to open the widget gallery.

Next, search for the widget you want – you may also scroll down to view the options.


Once you find it, tap it and swipe left or right to pick size options. The different sizes display different information.

When you see your preferred size, tap “Add Widget.

Then, move the widget where you want it on the screen while the apps are still jiggling.

Lastly, tap Done.

Follow these simple steps to add widgets to your home screen.

As different sizes of widgets display various information, you can customize most widgets right from your Home Screen so they display what you want to see.

Ori Otokpa

Ori is a medicine major, realtor, and content writer with over 5+ years of working experience. Through years of in-depth tech research and writing she has garnered sufficient knowledge to teach and help people find their way around tech. Ori’s goals are to broaden her expertise, travel the world, and go on as many adventures as possible.

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