How to customize your iPhone - iOS 15, App Icons, and More!

It’s easier than ever to customize your iPhone’s home screen, and with iOS 15, there’s even more ways to add a fresh look to your phone.

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0:00 Intro
0:45 Planning (Inspiration, Icons, Wallpaper)
1:22 The Basics (Changing Wallpaper and iOS 14 Widgets)
2:34 Themes (Custom Icons and Custom Widgets)
2:48 Custom Icons
4:30 Custom Widgets
6:06 iOS 15 Focus Modes
7:58 Advanced Wallpaper Automation
9:00 Conclusion

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  1. Rafael Ignacio Vela Hernández

    Rafael Ignacio Vela Hernández

    21 तासापूर्वी

    This is harder than going to Mars

  2. Andres C

    Andres C

    23 तासांपूर्वी

    "Simpsons did it!"

  3. Luc Bloom

    Luc Bloom

    2 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I’ve never wanted to customize my home screen, but now I’m just angry.

  4. irshad Mohammed

    irshad Mohammed

    2 दिवसांपूर्वी

    People buy android make them look like ios Like the ios icon pack have like a million downloads🤷🏻

  5. triat kasep

    triat kasep

    2 दिवसांपूर्वी

    no thanks. i switch to iphone so i can stop wasting my time customizing my homescreen, if i do this on iphone, ughhhh

  6. Faiz Oktarivandi

    Faiz Oktarivandi

    2 दिवसांपूर्वी

    trying so hard, eh, iPhone user?



    3 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Just wanna get rid of the app library nothing else I want to customize.

  8. Kalabelai Gaming

    Kalabelai Gaming

    3 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Today we are gonna customize our iPhone step 1 change your wallpaper step 2 done

  9. ozziekhoo


    3 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Bro Apple really don't want you to customise your phone 💀

  10. Debopriyo Basu

    Debopriyo Basu

    3 दिवसांपूर्वी even change wallpaper iOS users have to go to settings?! I just pinch in to change wallpaper in my Oneplus.

  11. pratham kesarkar

    pratham kesarkar

    3 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Or else what you can do is buy a pixel phone thank me later

  12. Fay Rasheed

    Fay Rasheed

    4 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This is so lame. Its so much simpler on Android. Come on apple 😳

  13. Yash


    4 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I thought Apple focuses on convenience

  14. Joshua Flores

    Joshua Flores

    4 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Not sure if this is fixed in iOS15 , but I had a automation set up to change both screen savers (lock and homescreen) every 30 mins. When I went to screen time to turn off notifications , the app crash rate went way up and also would make the camera app crash when opening. Anyone else have this issue or setup this type of automation ?

  15. Selena Flores

    Selena Flores

    4 दिवसांपूर्वी

    My iPhone 12 Pro Max will only update to 14.8.

  16. Rohith kumar

    Rohith kumar

    4 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Weren't you the Sony guy

  17. Thompson Tomás

    Thompson Tomás

    5 दिवसांपूर्वी

    How do I get this 0:12 wallpaper?

  18. David Benoit

    David Benoit

    5 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Linus helped one of your old employees you f*cked over.

  19. Nabias


    5 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Whre ia your social media

  20. Mahesh


    5 दिवसांपूर्वी

    When I am on Android. I try to get uniform icons because different shapes drive me crazy. In iPhone I never would want to change a damn thing. It’s perfect already. People are crazy.

  21. Brandon Wilcox

    Brandon Wilcox

    5 दिवसांपूर्वी

    lol nah

  22. Master0234


    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I bought an iPhone to avoid all of this, i M glad they only offer the option in a difficult way

  23. gtFunked


    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    You could customize an iphone or you could also try to keep water dry

  24. JSchlo401


    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Yeah... As an Android user who switched to iphone. Don't even bother customizing iphone icons. On Android you can customize all your icons at the same time quickly with icon applications. 😔

  25. Pratik Jain

    Pratik Jain

    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    iOS needs a pre-installed theme engine soon!

  26. Zack STH

    Zack STH

    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Iphone more change to android like. Apple has no pure inventions nowsday.

  27. ইমন মিত্র

    ইমন মিত্র

    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Poor isheeps 😂😂😂

  28. Fransisco John

    Fransisco John

    6 दिवसांपूर्वी

    the philosophy of the Rich and poor is this: the invest their money and spend what is left depot spend their money and invest what is left

    • Anthoni Alex

      Anthoni Alex

      6 दिवसांपूर्वी

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    • Maria Hanson

      Maria Hanson

      6 दिवसांपूर्वी

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      Joshua Sunshine

      6 दिवसांपूर्वी

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      Walter James

      6 दिवसांपूर्वी

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      Met Mike

      6 दिवसांपूर्वी

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  29. TheRealThinker


    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I’m confused. Last time I checked, it had to open shortcuts and THEN the app. Is there a way around this?

  30. Sean Copeland

    Sean Copeland

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I love your reviews and your content! If I can make a suggestion, without causing any rifts..... I would like to suggest maybe having a microphone close, maybe on the table near you? I mention this only because though I love your videos, it can be hard to keep up because your pitch changes pretty frequently and also it sounds a little mumbled or muffled sometimes and I don't believe it's necessarily because your speaking to fast. Hope I didn't ruffle any feathers as I love this channel and only wanted to help. Thanks for everything

  31. Rohan


    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    After seeing this, I'm glad to be on my Pixel 4 XL.

  32. Kevin R. López Flores

    Kevin R. López Flores

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Bro, is still soooo much simple in an ANDROID😂😂

  33. Thamindu kavinda

    Thamindu kavinda

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Just buy android 😂

  34. Errol Jarogon

    Errol Jarogon

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    iOS is just copying features from Android after several years.

  35. Roman Kr

    Roman Kr

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This is stupid af

  36. Starrxs


    7 दिवसांपूर्वी


  37. Dr Ridhwaan

    Dr Ridhwaan

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Laughs in Android.

  38. Rojo Reyes

    Rojo Reyes

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Why complicate simple things such as customizing your own PHONE. This is so funny. If i have to do all of that, I'll just buy an Android. We'll im on Android, I'll never going back with Apple their phones are always lacking something and you will notice it if your from Android going to IOS.

  39. Ringkhang kherkatary

    Ringkhang kherkatary

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Its a lot of work just to change mere icon nah i m not buying iphone

  40. Camilla Rowan

    Camilla Rowan

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    People will be kicking themselves in few weeks if they miss the opportunity to buy and invest in Crypto.

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      BRYan Omar

      7 दिवसांपूर्वी

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      Caleb Miles

      7 दिवसांपूर्वी

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      Nolan Jacob

      7 दिवसांपूर्वी

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      Lucas ALEX

      7 दिवसांपूर्वी

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      Aspen Lisa

      7 दिवसांपूर्वी

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  41. Mitch


    7 दिवसांपूर्वी


  42. Matthew Pfaff

    Matthew Pfaff

    7 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Why not just jailbreak

  43. Shree


    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Don't ever bring those two words in one sentence.

  44. MrKarator


    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Customization?! iPhone users doing serious business and have no time for this even for changing ringtone )))

  45. M R

    M R

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This exists because apple ran out of important features ... sigh :|

  46. Marcel Pavlík

    Marcel Pavlík

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    custom icons by shortcut is ,,meh"

  47. Dumie Leo

    Dumie Leo

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    You need to be a rocket scientist to change your iPhone theme 😂😂

  48. Siddhant Das

    Siddhant Das

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Have y'all lost it? Seriously, there's no more news in the wild?

  49. Ali khan

    Ali khan

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    this video is like freshman taking senior class

  50. robertson Patrickson

    robertson Patrickson

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    that's a lot of work just to be more "focused"

  51. Chef Arnab

    Chef Arnab

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Waooooo Great i

  52. Devan Modi

    Devan Modi

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I have just one question, WHY????

  53. xym


    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    To customize an iphone, you need an advance degree in rocket science 🤭

  54. nukedkaltak


    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Nah dog, can’t be bothered 😭

  55. Stefan Borisov

    Stefan Borisov

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Or just use Android

  56. M4r1k I.

    M4r1k I.

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Awesome explanation!

  57. Kenneth8316


    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I prefer a phone that work (fast and swift) . And though the original apple iOS launcher is not pretty or a bit bland with lack of customisation it shows things in one glance and just easy straight to use. Doing all those customisation really take too much time and you spend all the energy in adjusting the setting.

  58. Cody Lewis

    Cody Lewis

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I’ll pass.

  59. Keshawn Cross

    Keshawn Cross

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Why is apple trying to be like android year after year and it's funny when apple users switched to iOS because they didn't like all the features bit they are now getting them like, really they was just talking about how android is too much and now pulling a hypercritical move by copying android

  60. H4n Mil

    H4n Mil

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Until today I still can’t understand most of the things in Shortcut.

  61. PantherX


    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This actually makes me not want to customise my iPhone 💀

    • Sergio Saunier

      Sergio Saunier

      7 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Same here mate!

  62. Jorge Medina

    Jorge Medina

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Welcome to 2021 Apple fan Boys 😂🤣

  63. Messias Alves

    Messias Alves

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Wow, so simple

  64. Tinish Mittal

    Tinish Mittal

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Thats a lot of work. I will let it pass.

  65. arthur tully

    arthur tully

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    im not doing this. if android can add icon packs on the store so can iphone

  66. Star Lord

    Star Lord

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This is so wonky, imagine average iOS users have to figure out this by themselves?! In comparison how simple other things on iOS are this is just so not Apple like. Even Android customization in 2011 wasn't as wonky as this. Anyways its still great that there is ability to kind of customize.

  67. Ariff Che Mohd Noor

    Ariff Che Mohd Noor

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I feel bad for iphone users having to go through all this just to show off their customs icons

  68. Phil O. Sophie

    Phil O. Sophie

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Still not worth it. Most decent looking icon packs on iOS costs money, in a lot of cases, way too much money. Combine that with the whole “shortcut” business, and you get a process that is way too clunky, cumbersome, and inefficient to be worth my time. I’ll stick with my regular OS icons until Apple catches up to 2021 and decides to implement this ability natively (if ever). I like Apple, but it’s things like this that make me miss my Android.

  69. SAINT656


    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    All that's missing from this lengthyyyyyyyyyyyyy customisation is the noise of a cassette player loading a spectrum 48k game 😴

  70. Adil Khan

    Adil Khan

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    With third party customisation and themes being available in android, It brings the possibility of being tracked and app usage being sharee with unwanted 3rd parties. So I hope apple doesn't bring 3rd party theme options in iPhone ever. Privacy is more important than any sort of fancy icon which I am probably never gonna use.

  71. Samyam Pradhan

    Samyam Pradhan

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Who wants to waste so much time customizing all the icons. Just get an android,

  72. Humber Abdulah

    Humber Abdulah

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Apple live long enough to see him self become android

  73. Rafeel Shayyy

    Rafeel Shayyy

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Why do people use iphones again?

  74. Krithik Raj

    Krithik Raj

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This is so sad, even after a decade they're lacking!! SMH

  75. Krishnanshu Vishwas

    Krishnanshu Vishwas

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    4:17, whats that smiling emoji icon beside time?

  76. Jamel Terk

    Jamel Terk

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Android has entered the chat! *Laughs* Leaves chat.....

  77. Christian L

    Christian L

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    He has to repeatedly mention that customisation is old news for Android, because as an Android user myself, I can relate to how much we can be loud about it.

  78. Bikhil Puthenpurackal

    Bikhil Puthenpurackal

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Somebody has to develop a transparent widget

  79. Kapish Girdhar

    Kapish Girdhar

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Ridiculous process

  80. Hidden Biscuits

    Hidden Biscuits

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी

    The reporting / writing behind this video seems lacking. Sorry Chaim, I usually love your work but this video delivers way below what I expect from the Verge.

  81. ULTRA Thanos

    ULTRA Thanos

    8 दिवसांपूर्वी


  82. Sandi Hermana

    Sandi Hermana

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    ios is the most boring operating system even you customize

  83. Ben X

    Ben X

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    who has time for all of that??

  84. LowFunctioningSober


    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    "Android has had this for some time..." Yeah... Try over 10 years, and it was more fully featured then this from day one. (Sure without the 'scheduling' feature) Disclaimer: I am an Android user, but I understand why people use iPhones and I respect that choice.

  85. fightnight14


    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Summary: Just get an Android Phone

  86. andrew apperley

    andrew apperley

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Remember custom themes from iOS 2 when you jailbroke it…

  87. SP


    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Too much work. Pass.

  88. Aldon Quadros

    Aldon Quadros

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Hey bro!... u just proved that just buying android phone and setting a theme is much easier than whatever you are doing..🤣

    • Aldon Quadros

      Aldon Quadros

      9 दिवसांपूर्वी

      @tgl cam Also true .. I just have both..😂

    • tgl cam

      tgl cam

      9 दिवसांपूर्वी

      and some people don't want an android phone lol.

  89. Rihel Bhowmick

    Rihel Bhowmick

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    or switch to Android!

    • tgl cam

      tgl cam

      9 दिवसांपूर्वी

      some people don't want too

  90. MI tech

    MI tech

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Good video guys, but honestly if you want to customize like Android, why not just buy an Android phone on the side? 🤣 Using iOS next to Android is the biggest hack ever! 🔥👌🏾

  91. Luis Arturo Saenz

    Luis Arturo Saenz

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    So complicated … thank you … no thank you

  92. Roderick Torres

    Roderick Torres

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I rather just buy an Android.. that’s so annoyingly complicated. Pixel 6 here I come, bye apple

  93. Sukhdev Zomer

    Sukhdev Zomer

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I always loved Apple's flawless built-in carefree convenience. Apple in 2021: hold my beer.

    • TZRgutn


      8 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Sukhdev Zomer Yeah its pretty clear Apple doesn’t want you to change the icons. They are proud of their design. If Apple properly implemented it, I don’t doubt it would be alot more flawless and easy

    • LaMelo Ball

      LaMelo Ball

      9 दिवसांपूर्वी

      Apple users** in 2021

  94. abd salam el khamlichi

    abd salam el khamlichi

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I thought ios users hate "complexity" 😅

    • nothumanlol


      9 दिवसांपूर्वी

      That’s why you don’t do this at all

  95. pantagruel


    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    - customize - iOS choose one.

  96. Yorge Abbott

    Yorge Abbott

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    This isn't full customization idk why people are so excited about this it's a terrible experience

  97. Jeff Larin

    Jeff Larin

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    Your name is so unique I never heard it before 😅 But it is good though ❤️

  98. nanda kumar

    nanda kumar

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    It's much difficult than Thermodynamics class

  99. Crasher7


    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I’m an iPhone user, but gosh, if you want elaborate customisation, just switch to android!

  100. Kakashi Hatake

    Kakashi Hatake

    9 दिवसांपूर्वी

    I actually prefer the clean look of iOS at it's base form to the custom ones.

    • Callisto


      8 दिवसांपूर्वी

      @Star Lord f*** it, gentoo phone

    • Star Lord

      Star Lord

      8 दिवसांपूर्वी

      " I like the look what Apple think is right ". Nothing wrong with loving stock OS, but every OS should have some kind of customization, your device belongs to you and not Apple. At least thats what Apple wants you to think...

    • Rishabh Ranjan

      Rishabh Ranjan

      8 दिवसांपूर्वी

      @User L

    • Rishabh Ranjan

      Rishabh Ranjan

      8 दिवसांपूर्वी

      @asdfrozen w

    • User


      8 दिवसांपूर्वी

      @asdfrozen you replied to this guys comment to tell them **his** comment isn’t relevant to your interests…