It’s fun to customize your iPhone Home screen layout from time to time. Grouping app icons into folders or pages is a logical way to keep your app library under control, but there are more inventive ways to switch it up.
Here are the most creative layout ideas if you want to do something different with your iPhone Home screen.
How to Create Custom Icons in the Shortcuts App
Many of the creative layouts below call for customized app icons. To create these, you need to use the Shortcuts app, which allows you to choose a color and glyph for each app. You can even create a single icon and use it to open multiple apps.
It’s easy to create a custom icon. Download and launch Shortcuts from the App Store (if it’s not already on your phone), then tap Create Shortcut. Search for the Open App action, then use it to choose the app you want to create a custom icon for.