How to Create Emoji Lock Screen on iPhone

iOS 16, the upcoming operating system from Apple, has great features, and one of them is to customize the lock screen with emojis. This is correct! iOS 16 will allow you to customize your lock screen by adding your favorite emojis. We’ll show you how to use this fun feature.

How to customize your emoji lock screen

I thought this would be an eye-catching lock screen that I would never use, but I ended up falling in love with

it. It is so much fun to experiment with your favorite or even the latest used emoji to create a unique lock screen that can help express or evoke certain moods.

If you’re planning a tropical vacation, for example, create one with planes, palm trees, hibiscus flowers, surfers, and surfers. My favorite trick is to include many of the same emojis to create a fun effect!

Emoji Lock Screen

  • Go to Settings .
  • Click on the wallpaper .
  • Click on add a new background .
  • Make sure a preset Emoji option is selected or tap on the Emoji icon .
  • Tap the Emoji icon at the bottom left of the screen.
  • Here you can see the current selection. You can select up to six, and there can be duplicates to create the desired effect. You can also just use one if you prefer.
  • Select the emoji you’d like to use by tapping on it just as you would if you were sending a text message.
    If you want to delete one, tap Backspace .
  • You can also click on the type field to enter a new emoji among the pre-selected ones or to delete one.
  • As you add or delete emojis, you will see the changes appear in the background.
  • Tap the X or the background when you’re satisfied with your choice of emojis.
  • Swipe left over the middle of the screen to see the different configuration options. The default is small network.
  • Then there is the medium network.
  • Next is the big grid.
  • There is also one loop called loops.
  • Finally, there is the Spiral.
  • In any configuration, you can click the More icon .
  • Click on the background .
  • Here you can choose one of the 18 color options.
  • You can move the slider to make the background color lighter or darker.
  • You can also click on the rainbow circle to access a more advanced color selection.
  • Press X or Background when you are satisfied with your choice of wallpaper.
  • Click Done .

To learn more about all the settings here, please refer to the steps under How to change the lock screen font and color.

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