How To Add Calendar Widget To iPhone Lock and home screen (iOS 17.4.1)

Quick easy guide to Add Calendar Widget To iPhone on lock screen and home screen. Shortcut way to access events while you're on the go.

Apple has made the lock & home screen more personalized thanks to the iOS 16 update. Yes, from iOS 16 & later versions, you can add the widgets to your iPhone’s lock screen. It lets you display information such as weatherbattery, calendar, etc. Unlike other widgets, if you plan to add calendar widgets to your iPhone’s lock or home screen, this article is for you.

How to Show Upcoming Calendar Events on iPhone Lock Screen

Step #1. Unlock your Phone, now; pull down the screen from the left side corner to get the lock screen view. Now, Long press on iPhone lock screen to edit mode.
Step #2. Tap Customize button.
Step #3. Select the lock screen.

Tap and hold on the screen click customize tap on click on iphone

Step #4. Tap Add Widgets or tap on a blank space next to the already added widget.
Step #5. A widget screen will pop up; scroll the screen to tap on Calendar.
Step #6. Tap or drag your finger to add Upcoming Calendar Events widget.

Click on tap scroll calender tap or drag your finger to add upcoming calendar events widget on iphone

Step #7. Tap (X) again tap (X).
Step #8. Tap Done to save.
Step #9. Tap on on screen to exit edit mode.

How to Show Upcoming Calendar Events on iPhone Lock Screen

Is your widget showing no upcoming events even though you have a lot? Don’t worry, reboot your iPhone, and ensure that the event is added to the correct date and time in the calendar.

How to Add Calendars Widget to iPhone Home Screen

Adding a Calendar Widget is as simple as downloading an app from the App Store, even way quicker, as it doesn’t need any installation or internet connection. Here’s how to add a widget on the iPhone home screen.

  1. Long-press anywhere on the screen to enable jiggle mode on the iPhone.
  2. Look for the Plus icon on the top-left corner.
Tap and hold on to the home screen click on (+) plus icon o iphone to add widget on home screen
  1. Scroll the screen to tap on Calendar.
  2. Now, swipe right-to-left to check the Calendar Widget that suits you.
  3. Tap Add Widget and re-position it on the iPhone home screen.
  4. Lastly, hit Done.
How to Add a Calendar Widget to the Home Screen
Choose from Different Calendar Widget Styles
Choose from Different Calendar Widget Styles

How to Edit Calendar Widget on iPhone home screen

Press and hold on the calender widget tap edit widget now,toggle green mirror calnder app and hide all-day events on iphone
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How to Remove Calendar Widget from iPhone Home Screen

Didn’t love the Calendar Widget or want to switch to another widget shape, no matter what the reason is, learn how to remove the calendar widget from the iPhone home screen.

  1. Touch and hold the Calendar Widget until the options appear.
  2. Tap Remove Widget.
  3. Again, tap Remove to confirm.
How to Remove Calendar Widget from iPhone Home Screen

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