Apple was rumored to be engaged on a lock display screen revamp for iOS 16 on the iPhone, and now that has simply been confirmed at WWDC.
Apple revealed a set of recent lock display screen options for iOS 16 as we speak at WWDC, largely centered on customization. The lock display screen on iOS and iPadOS as we speak largely seems to be the identical on everybody’s gadgets, however with iOS 16 later this 12 months, you’ll be capable of swap between completely different fonts and colours for the textual content. Apple may even have a built-in assortment of pre-made lock display screen kinds, in order for you a enjoyable look with out tweaking every part your self.
Even higher, you’ll be capable of add widgets to the lock display screen, and app builders can customise the look of their apps’ widgets to slot in higher with the lock display screen. Notifications have additionally been moved to the underside of the display screen, the place alerts are simpler to succeed in on iPhone fashions with bigger screens.
Many Android gadgets have supplied lock display screen customization choices for years. Samsung telephones have related font, shade, and background choices, whereas ‘Materials You’ on Android 12 and newer introduced customizable colours (on the very least) to different Android telephones and tablets. Microsoft additionally has a couple of choices for the lock display screen on Home windows 10 or 11, although they don’t come near what Apple will supply.