Apple is now giving users control over one of the most iconic parts of the iPhone. Customized lock screens have arrived on iOS 16. This means without a jailbreak or any other tricks, iOS delivers a multitude of options. Not only can elements of the wallpapers be added and modified, but multiple wallpapers can be created. iOS 16 even suggests photos from the Photos library that would look nice.
Apple continues to add customization options to its mobile devices, from home screen widgets to font keyboards. Wallpaper backgrounds for the home and lock screens may be one of the earliest places where iOS allowed users to create a unique look. Now Safari offers the option for a custom background behind the new tab screen.
Apple offers a few dynamic wallpapers on iOS devices. While these slowly change in the background, there are not many to choose from. iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners can quickly make their own dynamic wallpaper by adding a Live Photo to the iOS lock screen.
As part of the suite of aesthetic improvements introduced by iOS, Apple has included dynamic wallpaper as a new background option for your iPhone and iPad. These wallpapers have subtle animations that add new depth to the visual experience by giving your home screen a moving background.
The pre-installed dynamic wallpapers are bubble themed, but others are available in the App Store. The bubbles will move depending on the motion of your device, so if you want to move them in a certain direction simply tilt it that way. If you are interested in a dynamic background for your iOS 7 or later device, here's how to do it:
Everybody wants meaningful wallpaper on their smartphone, whether it is a peaceful view of nature, an undulating palette of colors, a photo of friends and family or anything else that inspires them. iPhone owners have had the ability to add new wallpapers (aside from the ones provided with iOS) going back to the original iPhone and iOS, though not all may be aware of how to do it. So if you are new to iPhone, need a refresher or have simply never bothered with it, here's how to install new backgrounds on your iPhone: