Changing your Home Screen wallpaper

Apple iPhone 8 on iOS 16.0.0

The background image for your device, also known as the wallpaper, can be changed in settings. You can use your own image as a wallpaper or choose from the default images on your device. You can change the lock screen and home screen backgrounds.

  1. Step 1/5

    Within the Settings app, scroll to and tap Wallpaper.

    The indicator is in the center.
  2. Step 2/5

    Tap Customize under your current Home Screen wallpaper.

    The indicator is in the center.
  3. Step 3/5

    Select the wallpaper preferences you'd like to use for your lock screen.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
  4. Step 4/5

    Tap Done.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  5. Step 5/5

    You've completed the steps!

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