How to pin notes on your iPhone screen

Now it is possible to add sticky notes to your iPhone home screen in simple steps. Do you want to know how?

With the arrival of iOS 14, users of a iPhone device can enjoy, among many new features, the inclusion of Widgets on your home screen. Although, this is not a novelty in mobile devices, for Apple yes.

Through the widgets, a window of possibilities has been opened not only for the personalization of your mobile, if not then increase productivity. Do you remember when you filled your computer monitor with notes so you don’t forget anything? Well now you can directly on the screen of your mobile.

How to pin notes on your iPhone screen?

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If you want to discover how to pin notes on your iPhone home screen, keep reading this article that you are going to love.

What are widgets?

Before discovering how to pin notes on your iPhone screen, it is important to make it clear that it is a widget. These are excerpts from the applications that can be add on your device’s home screen to access timely information such as the weather, music player, notes and more.

What are widgets
What are widgets?

Perhaps for Android users it is nothing new, since it is a feature that until now was unique to this operating system. However, after years of requests from the community, Apple has decided to incorporate this feature in their phones.

How to add widgets in iOS 14?

If you want install a widget on your iPhone, the first thing is to have the latest version of the operating system. If you already have it, you just have to follow these steps:

  • Press and hold the home screen until the icons start to move.
  • Now, click on the icon “+” which is located at the top left of the screen.
  • Next, you will see how a list of all the widgets that you have available is displayed. Choose the one you prefer, select the size and then press “Add widget”.
How to add widgets in iOS 14
How to add widgets in iOS 14?
  • Next, you will see how the widget will appear on the home screen and you can move it to the place where you want to place it and then press “Ready” to finish the process.

It is important that you know that widgets cannot be placed anywhere on the grid nor can there be an app line between two widgets. In addition, these do not have buttons for interaction, you can only slide over them to change the information, since otherwise, touching them will open the corresponding app.

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Widgets cannot be placed anywhere on the grid

Learn how to pin notes directly on your iPhone screen

For pin notes directly on your iPhone screen, you need to download the “Sticky Widgets”. This app emulates very closely the experience generated by having adhesive notes in real life.

Learn how to pin notes directly on your iPhone screen
Learn how to pin notes directly on your iPhone screen

When you add the widget -following the tutorial that we left you previously- you can start editing the text that you want to be displayed in it. It should be noted that the entire application works from the widget, so once you have downloaded it, you just have to go directly to the home screen to use it.

How to customize the appearance of notes in Sticky Widgets for iPhone?

The app allows you to change the background color of the notes and choose different fonts according to your style. To do it:

  • Make a long press on the widget until the option appears “Edit widget”.
How to Customize the Appearance of Notes in Sticky Widgets for iPhone
How to customize the appearance of notes in Sticky Widgets for iPhone?
  • Go to section “Color” and choose between yellow, pink and blue.
  • If you prefer, you can select the font type between MarkerFelt (default) – Noteworthy or the system sources from the option “Font”.
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Select font type

As you will see, the widget configuration process is very simple to enjoy adhesive notes” on your iPhone screen.

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You can add as many as you want and even place one on top of the other to have several and visualize them by sliding your finger over them. Are you one of those who yearned for sticky notes?

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