How to Delete a Widget on an iPhone 7

The iOS 10 update for your iPhone changed around a lot of the things that you might have previously gotten used to.

One of the new additions to iOS 10 is something called a widget, which is displayed on your leftmost Home screen, and displays a quick summary of information for some of the apps on your device.

These widgets can be helpful, but there may be one or two on that screen that you don’t use.

Fortunately, you can customize your widget screen, and even delete widgets from your iPhone. Our guide below will show you how.

How to Remove a Widget on an iPhone 7

The steps in this guide were written using an iPhone 7 Plus, in iOS 10.2. The widget feature was not available in versions of iOS prior to 10.

However, there was a separate item called a widget that you could add or remove from the Notification menu. You can read this guide on removing the Stocks widget, if that is what you are searching for.

Step 1: Press the Home button under your screen to navigate to the primary Home screen.

Step 2: Swipe right on the Home screen to access the widget screen.

swipe right on the Home screen

Step 3: Scroll to the bottom of this screen and tap the Edit button.

tap the Edit button at the bottom of the widget screen

Step 4: Tap the red circle to the left of a widget that you want to remove.

tap the red circle to the left of the widget you want to delete

Step 5: Touch the red Remove button to the right of the widget to delete that widget from your iPhone.

how to delete a widget on an iiPhone 7

You can tap the Done button at the top-right corner of the screen to exit this menu when you have finished deleting widgets.

Now that you know how to delete a widget from your IPhone 7, you can use these steps to customize the various menus on the device.

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