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How to Create a Solid Color Lock Screen on iPhone on iOS 16

With the iOS 16 lock screen customization settings, you can create custom wallpapers with an array of colors. The tool comes complete with a set of presets for applying gradient and fade effects or even customizing the warmth and saturation of the selected pigment.

But, if you’re like us, the option to create a solid color wallpaper might be the winning point. There’s no better way to make a statement than creating an aesthetically expressive wallpaper rich in a single solid color. In this article, we’ll show you how to do it.

How to Create a Solid Color Lock Screen on iPhone

To get started, unlock your phone with Face ID or a passcode, but stay on the lock screen (don’t open the home screen yet).

Press and hold anywhere on the lock screen.

Tap the “+” button at the bottom right.


Alternately, open the Settings app, then select Wallpaper > Add New Wallpaper.

Swipe left on the top row of options in the overflow menu.

Select Color among the options.

Select a color from the easily available options in the overflow menu; If you want to explore more color options, tap on the isolated color picker option in the top left corner of the menu.

Drag the slider at the bottom to find your shade.

Press the “x” (close) button in the upper right corner of the overflow menu.

Swipe left on the screen to move to the next preset color option.

Make sure the slide you’re on is called “SOLID”, which evens out the entire wallpaper to a uniform color tone, as shown below.

Faucet Do in the upper right corner to save the output.

Well done! You have successfully added a new solid color wallpaper to your lock screens.

The overflow menu with the Color option on the top row will display as shown above. The steps are the same from this point. Follow the guide above to create a solid color wallpaper for your lock screen.

That’s it, everyone! With a whole array of colors to experiment with, it might take some time to find the solid color that speaks to you. But isn’t that the fun of it all! Share your feedback and thoughts with us in the comments!