Step-by-step instructions on how change, add, and remove Lock Screen Widgets on your iPhone.
The easiest way to open the Lock Screen is by pressing the Power button. If your phone turns off, press it again, and you will see the Lock Screen.
Press and Hold the Center of your Lock Screen to activate the new iOS 17 Lock Screen customization feature.
Press the Customize Button
The editable regions on your lock screen will become highlighted with rectangles.
Tap on the third highlighted rectangle. This is the section which will contain your widgets. The "Add Widget" library will appear with apps that support iOS 17 Widgets
If you do not see the app listed, you can navigate here to download it from the App Store
There are two types of Widgets available, Circular and Rectangular. Tap on the one you prefer, and it will apear on your Lock Screen.
While in this view, you can drag your Lock Screen Widgets to re-arrange their order.
Once you are satisfied, tap on the "Done" button at the top right
You can choose to set the current background as a Wallpaper Pair. This will use the same wallpaper for your Home Screen and Lock Screen. If you prefer a different background for your Home Screen, select tap on "Customize Home Screen"
Make it easy on yourself, and just select Set as Wallapper Pair.
You're all done! You can always change the Widgets again by tapping and holding the center of your lock screen and following the instructions above.