Why You Should Customize the Apps and Widgets on Your iPhone Home Screen
Make your iPhone your own.
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The background wallpaper isn't the only way that you can personalize your iPhone's home screen.
Thanks to a built-in application, as well as a third-party one that you can download for free from the App Store, you can pretty easily create themes for your home screen, allowing you to create your own unique app icons and widgets.
If you really want to make your iPhone your own, you'll want to read on to learn how to customize your home screen.