Customizing the whole screen of your iPhone seems difficult. However, you can keep the look fresh by changing the background automatically.
In Sept, some fearless iPhone users found out that the look of their home screens can be changed drastically by a combination of custom app icons with iOS 14’s new home wall widgets.
A new shift was seen as people displayed their wildest creations on social media and discovered the happiness of making more personal technology.
However, it is a difficult task to create a customized home screen in iOS 14. Users download many app icons, formalize separate launch shortcuts for each, begin with corresponding gadgets in apps kike Widgetsmith, and search for a wallpaper to match. Everyone has not the same energy, inclination, or time.
Luckily, there is another method to refresh your home screen and doesn’t require as much work: all you have to do is just organize automatic wallpaper updates.
In this blog, we will look at how to add automatic wallpaper updates to your iPhone.
Setting up shortcuts to auto-fresh your wallpaper
The point to change the wallpaper automatically is Apple’s Shortcuts app, which can set off types of custom actions and events on your phone.
It has the ability to change the wallpaper on the lock screen and home screen or both.
By running the shortcuts on time, the background can be updated on its own. You can also take a look at the best wallpaper apps like Wally.
Now we will discuss some shortcuts to try and automate them. Firstly, you will require the preparation of the iPhone with the following steps.
Head to Settings > General > Software Update and ensure running 14.3 iOS, or select “Download and Install.”
After updating, move to Settings > Shortcuts and let “Allow Untrusted Shortcuts.”
Wallpaper Shortcuts to Try
Now, this is a fun part with the addition of various Shortcuts to your phone, and you can select which wallpapers to apply.
For installation of any Shortcut, press any link mentioned below using iPhone, move to the bottom of the description, and select “Allow Untrusted Shortcut.”
Choose the Shortcut, and it will apply to the home screen, lock screen, or both.
Random Recent Photo:
The Shortcut picks selects from 50 new photos. Screenshots are not included and set them as wallpaper. However, it is not an attractive way to apply wallpaper, however, it works well if you are diligent about removing unwanted and bad photos from the camera roll.
Random Portrait Photo:
However, this is similar to those mentioned above, only for the iPhone’s Portrait mode pictures.
This shortcut picks a random image from a Wallpaper album, which controls photos that get picked. To use this Shortcut, create an album in Apple’s Photos app, ensure to name an album with “Wallpaper,” and add some images.
Reddit Nature Wallpapers
This shortcut picks a random fresh photo from Reddit’s “EarthPorn” forum, then crop and resize to adjust to your iPhone display with some amendments.
Apple offers a collection of “dynamic” nature wallpapers on the Mac that gives a reflection of the ongoing time of day. The shortcut by Tech AI gives the same feature to IOS.