How to Find & Use the iPhone Lock Screen Gallery in iOS 16

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The Lock Screen has gotten an upgrade thanks to iOS 16. You will be able to create various Lock Screens and customize them to fit your style and personality. You can do this in the Lock Screen gallery. Here’s how to find the gallery and how to use it.

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  • Look for some inspiration on creating a Lock Screen.
  • Use an already made Lock Screen.

How to Find & Use the Lock Screen Gallery on your iPhone

Keep in mind that you will only be able to do these steps once you’ve updated your iPhone to iOS 16.

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Tap Wallpaper.

  3. Tap Add New Wallpaper.

  4. Here, you can choose which backdrop to choose from, or select a pre-set Lock Screen.

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Kenya Smith

Kenya Smith is a Feature Web Writer for iPhone Life. She has a bachelor's degree in Strategic Communication and has written articles for two newspapers in her home state of Virginia. She also won first place in non-daily column writing for the 2019 and 2020 Virginia Press Association Awards.