iOS 17: How to delete a wallpaper on your iPhone

Over the past few years, Apple has made significant changes to the way we customize wallpapers on iPhones. Currently, you can create wallpapers in pairs for both the home screen and lock screen of your iPhone. You can also add widgets to the wallpaper and automatically activate focus mode when a specific lock screen is in use.

Unfortunately, these features are somewhat difficult to use, and the process of removing wallpaper is confusing. This guide will help reduce that confusion and make it easier to do

Since the release of iOS 16, Apple has included a highly customizable feature that allows you to personalize the look of your Home and Lock screens. This feature, which not everyone likes, offers a variety of built-in backgrounds, and you can even import images. Once you’ve created your desired wallpaper combination, they can be accessed under the Wallpaper feature in the iPhone Settings app. However, this isn’t where you go to delete those wallpaper combinations.

How to delete wallpaper on your iPhone.

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How to delete wallpaper on your iPhone

To remove wallpaper on your iPhone, you’ll need to use the phone’s long-press feature and follow additional instructions.

step 1: to begin, lock your phone, The easiest way to do this is to press the side button (on newer iPhones) or the top button (on older models).

A screenshot showing how to lock the screen on the latest model iPhone.

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step 2: When your iPhone is locked, long press On the home screen.

step 3: Navigate back and forth from this screen to view your installed wallpapers. Select the one you want to delete.

A screenshot showing how to swipe between wallpapers on an iPhone.

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step 4: Swipe up, then tap remove icon, Tap to confirm delete this wallpaper,

Screenshot showing how to remove wallpaper on iPhone.

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Removing wallpaper on your iPhone requires following a few simple steps that starts with locking your phone. Once you do this, you will be done in a few minutes.

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