Customize iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus Home screen [Basic Guide]

You can change the
Home screen interface by re-arranging apps, adding new Home screen,
adding/organizing folders, changing the wallpaper, adjusting screen brightness or magnifying screen display, and make your iPhone 6/6 Plus Home screen appear just the way you like it.
how to customize iphone 6 iphone 6 plus home screenIn this guide,
you’ll learn the basics on how to get any of the aforesaid methods done and
help you customize the Home screen of your new iPhone device. 

Read on to learn

  • Re-arrange Apps. You can
    re-arrange the Home screen apps depending on your choice. Here’s how:

  • Get to the Home screen.
  • Touch and hold any of the
    Home screen apps until it jiggles.
  • Drag the app to an area where
    you want it to be placed. You can drag it to the edge of the screen and
    movie it to a different Home screen.
  • Save your arrangement by
    pressing the Home button when done.

  • Add new Home screen. You can
    have more Home screens on your iPhone. Here’s how:

  • Drag an app to the right edge
    of the last Home screen while arranging apps.
  • View the dots above the Dock
    to see how many screens you have including the current screen you’re in.
Another way to
customize the iPhone 6/6 Plus Home screen is using iTunes. In this case, you
will have to connect your iPhone to a computer beforehand, then follow these
  • Open/launch iTunes on your
  • Select iPhone.
  • Click on Apps.
  • On your iPhone, get to
  • Select General.
  • Tap Reset.
  • Select Reset Home Screen to
    reset the Home screen and apps to their default/original layout. You will
    also see all added folders are removed and the original wallpaper is

  • Add/organize folder. Adding
    folders on the Home screen is a quicker way to access certain apps on your
    Follow these steps:

  • To create a folder, drag one
    app onto another while arranging apps.
  • Rename the folder by tapping
    the folder name.
  • Now drag apps to add or
    remove them from that folder.
  • When you’re done, press the
    Home button.
Among other actions
you can do in the Home screen, include adding multiple pages of apps in a
folder, delete a folder, or drag out all apps to let the folder delete

  • Changing Wallpaper. This is
    one common thing you do when you opt to personalize your Home screen. You
    can set your desired image or photo as wallpapers for your iPhone’s lock
    screen or Home screen. You can use either dynamic or still images as
    wallpaper. Here’s how to change the wallpaper on your new iPhone 6/6 Plus:

  • Go to Settings.
  • Select Wallpaper.
  • Choose a New Wallpaper.
You can use the
Perspective Zoom button when choosing an image for new wallpaper. It will help
you determine whether your chosen wallpaper is zoomed.

To access the
Perspective Zoom button on a wallpaper that you’ve already set is zoomed, you
can get to the Wallpaper setting, then tap the image of the Lock screen or Home

Perspective  Zoom button will only become
visible if Reduce Motion option under Accessibility Settings is turned OFF or
disabled. So if you are not seeing this button, you already know where to go
and what to do then.

  • Adjust screen brightness. You
    can change your iPhone’s screen brightness and set it to your desired
    level. To save or extend battery life, we recommend you to dim the screen
    or use Auto-brightness instead. Here’s how to adjust the screen brightness
    on your new iPhone 6.

  • Go to Settings.
  • Select Display &
  • Tap on View below the Display
  • Select Zoomed.
  • Tap on Set.
And that covers this guide on the basics of customizing Home screen on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6
smartphones. A more detailed guide about the Home screen features mentioned in
this content will be offered in the next relevant posts. Please keep posted for
more iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus tutorials and troubleshooting guides on this site.

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