Have you already upgraded your iPhone to iOS 16? If so, you will know that among its many new features, the iOS 16 lock screen will delight those of us who enjoy tweaking and personalizing our devices. Change the font, the background image and, in addition, add your favorite apps in the form of widgets for lock screen.
Like any novelty, you’ll have to wait a bit for all the applications to launch their own widget, but for now we already have a good selection of apps what you will see on your lock screen showing you interesting information or anything to do with that app. There is a lot to choose from.
For starters, an old acquaintance that we discovered a couple of years ago to customize iOS 14 widgets. Quite a change of size and functionality to take better advantage of these small applications available directly on the screen of your iPhone instead of opening them by hand. And taking advantage of the launch of iOS 16, it returns again loaded with changes so that transform your lock screen and leave her unrecognizable.
we start with widgetsmiththe application that became known when Apple decided to enhance widgets in iOS 14. Since then, this app has delighted those who fill the screen of their iPhone with widgets of all sizes to obtain information, notifications and messages in real time. real.
With the new iOS 16 lock screen, widgetsmith is updated so you can edit the widgets and configure them to your liking. In addition, it expands its catalog of its own widgets, adding some for the lock screen. All of this and much more.
Podcasts also have a place on the iOS 16 lock screen. One of the most popular clients is Overcast and it has one of the most versatile and practical lock screen widgets. To start with, let play playlists without unlocking your iPhone or opening the app.
But of course, it also serves to open Overcast and to see the chapters of your podcasts that you have pending to listen and those that have just been published. Impossible more practical.
If you fly frequently, you will like to know at all times the time of your flight, or the person you are going to wait for at the airport. With flighty you can organize your flights and track specific routes, find out about cancellations or delays, etc. In short, it shows all the information you need about it.
On the iOS 16 lock screen, the role of flighty is to show you that information in the most graphic way possible. So you can see, live, arrivals, cancellations and flights In transit. Directly on your iPhone without you having to unlock it.
Apollo for Reddit
Reddit is possibly one of the most popular forums from Internet. And although it is mostly in English, groups in Spanish are gaining followers. If you are a user of this forum, you will like to know that its official application, Apollo for Redditis also available for the lock screen of iOS 16. This way you will be among the first to know about any new post.
What does the widget provide? Apollo for Reddit to the lock screen? Well, the best of Reddit: the most successful postsyour inbox, your karma level if you post to the forum, most recent posts, newly posted comments, shortcuts to your favorite subreddits, and even a button to discover new subreddits.
be productive, or change some habits for healthier ones, it’s easy with apps like Streaks. And if they have widgets for the lock screen, even better. This way you will see your pending tasks and you will better follow your purposes and changes of habits. With icons and progress bars.
Quit smoking, walk the dog, brush your teeth more often, or eat healthier. These are habits that you will easily be able to integrate into your daily routines thanks to Streaks and its new lock screen widget.
If you like to see the starry sky and/or you are astronomy buff, it is very possible that you have this application installed. A true visual delight and packed with information to find those tiny points of light in the sky night. Plus, night sky It has a version for all the devices in the Apple ecosystem, from iPhone and iPad to Apple Watch or Apple TV.
Taking advantage of the release of iOS 16, night sky it is updated to version 11, which will be released soon. It is full of news. Among them, widget for the iOS lock screen. In it you will see information about future celestial events.
doyou sleep well at night? It may seem like it to you, but maybe you wake up too many times, snore excessively or, who knows, talk without knowing it. To find out what is the quality of your sleepyou can try with NapBotan app specialized in analyzing your constants while you sleep.
For iOS 16 and for iPhone 14 it brings several improvements. On the one hand, it offers support for screen always on. And if we talk about widgets for the lock screen, it incorporates its own. With NapBot you will see the most relevant information of your sleep cycles from the same lock screen.
Seven: 7 minutes of exercise
A little exercise for the iOS 16 lock screen. Seven: 7 minutes of exercise is one of the most popular applications for you to have on your iPhone a personal trainer tell you what to do inside or outside the house, so that your body is in shape. It has more than 200 different exercises, personalized plans, etc.
Among its novelties, it adds widgets to the lock screen. Specifically, the widgets of Seven: 7 minutes of exercise they will serve you for don’t forget any appointment with your personal trainer, motivate you to continue practicing sport and know what exercise do you have today.
The most popular app for make to-do lists it also has its lock screen widget. Todoist no introductions needed. It is very versatile, easy and convenient to use and is available on most platforms. In addition, it allows you to analyze your performance with the statistics generated.
In the part that touches us, Todoist incorporates widgets to make it even easier and faster for you to create new tasks, view pending tasks of compliance and motivate you with the statistics of productivity. At a glance and with your iPhone locked.
Google could not miss to the party of lock screen widgets of iOS 16. That is why he announced on his blog the launch of several of his star applications. We highlight three of them, but among the widget for iOS 16 you will find Google’s own app to search, Google Chrome, Google Drive, Google Maps, Gmail and Google News.
Google Chrome is he most used web browser all over the world. So it deserves to be on this list. Its widgets will be incorporated into iOS in the coming weeks. They may already be available by the time you read this. Its function is basically open google chrome, do a voice search and open a new tab in incognito mode. And for the most gamers, there is a button to play the T-Rex game.
Another of the Google applications with more users is Google Maps. Precisely, it is one of the ones that can play the most with widgets since the more information you see on your iOS 16 lock screen, the better. In addition to shortcuts to search something in particular, you can see information about traffic, the time it will take to get to a certain place, etc.
Ultimately, with Google Maps you can search bars, cafes, restaurants, shops or hotels pressing a button. Useful shortcuts if you usually do this type of search on Google maps. Furthermore, the information about arrival times, etc. It will help you hurry up or not be late for an appointment or event.
And we end this list with the official mail client of Google. With gmail you can manage your mail and other email accounts. An alternative to the Apple client with tools as powerful as its spam filterits labels, the possibility of send scheduled messagesetc.
The widgets of gmail will pave the way for you manage your mail email with your iPhone locked. They are mainly used for you to see if you have messages to read in your inbox. You can see it with a small widget or with a larger one that allows you to see the messages available in the inbox and/or tagged as messages or important.