10 Ways To Customize Your Wallpaper in iOS 16


Your wallpaper is often the first thing you see when you turn on your iPhone or iPad, so why not make it something special? With the latest version of iOS, iOS 16, you have more options than ever for customizing your wallpaper. In this post, we’ll explore 10 ways you can make your wallpaper unique and personal.


  1. Choose a new style or theme: One of the easiest ways to customize your wallpaper is to simply choose a new style or theme. iOS 16 has introduced a wide range of new wallpaper options, including abstract art, earth and sky, cityscapes, floral, and space. Whether you’re a fan of modern art or stunning landscapes, there’s a wallpaper that will suit your taste.
  2. Use a personal photo: If you have a favorite photo that you’d like to use as your wallpaper, you can easily set it as your lock screen or home screen background. Just select the photo in your Photos app and tap the “Use as Wallpaper” button. You can also crop and adjust the image to fit the screen, or use the “Perspective Zoom” option to give it a parallax effect.
  3. Create a dynamic wallpaper: If you’re feeling adventurous, you can create a dynamic wallpaper by using a Live Photo or a video as your wallpaper. To do this, select the Live Photo or video in your Photos app and tap the “Use as Wallpaper” button. Your wallpaper will then animate when you press and hold on the screen. You can also use the “Still” option to use just a still frame from the Live Photo or video.
  4. Use a wallpaper app: If you can’t find a wallpaper that you like in the default options, you can try using a third-party wallpaper app. There are many apps available that offer a wide range of wallpapers, including styles like minimalism, nature, animals, and abstract art. Some apps even allow you to create your own custom wallpapers using your own photos.
  5. Match your wallpaper to your home screen layout: If you’ve spent a lot of time arranging your app icons just so, you might want to choose a wallpaper that complements your home screen layout. For example, you could use a solid color wallpaper that matches one of your app icons, or a wallpaper with a similar pattern or texture.
  6. Use a wallpaper that matches your app icons: Speaking of app icons, you can also choose a wallpaper that matches your app icons. For example, if you have a set of pastel-colored app icons, you could use a pastel-colored wallpaper. This can create a cohesive and stylish look for your home screen.
  7. Use a wallpaper with a calendar widget: If you like to keep track of your schedule on your home screen, you might want to use a wallpaper with a calendar widget built-in. There are several wallpapers available that feature a small calendar in the corner, allowing you to see your upcoming appointments at a glance.
  8. Use a wallpaper with a battery widget: Similar to the calendar widget, you can also use a wallpaper with a battery widget built-in. This can be particularly useful if you have a device with a small battery indicator, as the wallpaper widget will give you a more accurate reading of your battery level.
  9. Use a wallpaper with a weather widget: If you want to know the weather at a glance, you can use a wallpaper with a weather widget built-in. There are several options available that feature.

    10.  For something truly out of this world, the space wallpaper options in iOS 16 are a must-see. These wallpapers feature stunning views of the cosmos, from close-up shots of planets to dramatic shots of galaxies. Our favorite is the “Galactic Center” wallpaper, which showcases the center of the Milky Way in all its glory. 


There you have it – Ten of our favorite new wallpaper options in iOS 16. Whether you’re a fan of abstract art, nature, cities, flowers, or space, there’s a wallpaper that will suit your style. So go ahead and mix things up with a fresh new wallpaper on your device!

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