Alternatives to Widgetsmith for iOS 14 Home Screen: 6 Apps to Download

Last Updated on Sep 23, 2020

Earlier this year, when Apple announced iOS 14, no one knew that the App Library and Home Screen Widget would bring drastic change on the iPhone’s Home Screen. If you look at the current scenario, everyone is discussing the home screen widgets, competing with their friends in the race to design a creative home screen combining the widgets and apps. For the starters, you can try out the native widgets such as Notes App, Siri Suggestions, Reminder App, Podcasts App, Screen Time Widget, and more. On the other hand, Apple didn’t give much time to the developers of the third-party apps to update their app with the adequacy of home screen widgets, but thankfully, they are adapting pretty fast. Check our article on the best third-party home screen widgets you should try.

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I’ve had hands-on experience on a few widgets, but the way they are designed and configured isn’t that picky. One of the iOS App developers, David Smith, has created an app namely Widgetsmith, that packs a range of powerful tools to customize the widgets. Leading the way, few more apps like Widgetsmith are revealed, that we’re going to list further.

Best Widgetsmith Alternatives for iPhone

Color Widgets

Color Widgets is jam-packed with plenty of customization tools to create personalized Widgets, alongside an inventory full of premade widgets. Editing tools let you change the Fonts, Background Color, Theme Color and set up a new Widget for your iPhone home screen.

Once created Widget can later be recreated with the same editing tools, that’s the plus point, you don’t have to make the new one. What’s more? Download to have hands-on experience on the Color Widgets app.

Download Color Widgets

Photo Widget: Simple

If you’re happy with the default Photos Stack Widget of iOS 14, then there is no meaning of downloading this app. Nevertheless, very few people seem enjoying the Photos Stack Widget, because it doesn’t let us choose the photos to display on the Photos Stack.

While, the Photo Widget: Simple app is designed with limited options but worth downloading, it allows you to add up to 30 photos that you wish to see on the Photo Widget. Select from three different sizes of widgets.

Download Photo Widget: Simple


Widgeridoo is fine competitive of Widgetsmith, you can create and customize almost every widget using the blocks. You can choose to design widgets of Calendar events, Battery percentage, Date and countdown, Birthdays, Health App data, and more coming on the way.

Apart from all the features, the thing that makes Widgeridoo unique is you can add different Widgets into a single layout, which makes it easier for you to fetch all the information right in one sight.

Download Widgeridoo

Widget Wizard

In Widget Wizard you get the wholesome editing and personalization options. From choosing the background of widgets to adding the Widgets of different apps; it’s fairly easy to decorate the iPhone home screen.

Unlike native widgets, Widget Wizard’s main goal is to let you add what’s more important, rather than cluttering the home screen. Currently, there is an Agenda widget that packs Reminders and Calendar events, over 35 Health Stats, Clock, etc.

Download Widget Wizard

Glimpse 2

Unlike any other Widget, Glimpse 2 is different. With Glimpse 2 App, you can add the WebPages as a widget on the iPhone. To track certain products or stay alert on the latest news, Glimpse Widget makes it easier by adding the website on the iPhone home screen.

Tapping on the webpage widget instantly takes you to the respective default browser, besides, set the refresh intervals for the widgets to refresh the webpage.

Download Glimpse 2

Health Auto Export

As probably the name suggests what this widget is about. Health Auto Export supports an array of Health metrics that you should be aware of. Statistics include, Steps Count, Heart Rate Monitor, Total Energy Burn, and much more, right on the iPhone home screen.

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Aside from Widgets, Health Auto Export’s primary objective is to export all the health data into CSV and store it on iCloud, so anytime, you can share it with your personal doctor.

Download Health Auto Export

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