10 Best Free & Useful iPhone Widgets (2021)

 

Since Apple introduced Home screen widgets in iOS 14, they’ve become the most popular feature on iPhone. App developers also spend a lot of time creating cool widgets for iPhone devices. While Android has had widgets for a long time, iOS 14’s widgets are simply more modern and polished. So right away, let me show you some of the best iPhone widgets in 2021 that you can download right now.

The note: All apps are in random order and you can install any app you find useful.

10 Best Free iPhone Widgets for iOS 14 (2021)

  1. Colored widgets
  2. Hello weather
  3. Sticky widgets
  4. The calendar
  5. Batteries
  6. Steve
  7. Smart stack
  8. Promotions
  9. Google News
  10. Screen time

1. Colored widgets

Color Widgets - Best iPhone Widget

The size 27 MB
Ratings (USA) 4.7
Price Free in-app purchase

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Color Widgets is one of the best home screen widgets for iOS 14. It has over 100 cool iPhone widgets. What’s more, you can even customize the widget before adding it to your home screen. You can make changes like background photo, fonts and widget design.

And to make your iPhone home screen even prettier, Color Widgets also comes with free icon packs. The app also has a premium plan that unlocks all premium widgets, icon packs and hundreds of designs. Shared Color Widgets is a good widget app for iPhone and you should definitely give it a try.

Download color widgets from the App Store

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2. HeyWeather

HeyWeather for iOS

The size 47.4 MB
Ratings (USA) 4.5
Price Free in-app purchase
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Also featured in – Best weather apps for iPhone

If you’re looking for a good weather app that also has a nice widget, then Hey Weather is the best widget for iOS 14. The app has three sizes of widgets: small, medium and large. And each of them can be customized to your liking.

You can change options such as background color and icon style. The only limitation is that you need to subscribe to the premium plan to unlock all widgets, colors, icons, and a few other things.

Download HeyWeather from the App Store

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3. Attached widgets

Sticky Widgets - Best Notes widget for iPhone

The size 7.1 MB
Ratings (USA) 4.6
Price Free in-app purchase

If you are also a person like me who forgets most things and has to rely on a note-taking app to keep track of all the important things, then this app will help you a lot. All you have to do is add a note widget to your home screen and enter text. Now all your important notes will be at your fingertips and you can edit them whenever you want.

Download Sticky Widgets from the App Store

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4. Calendar

Calendar is the best calendar widget for iOS

The size
Ratings (USA)
Price Free

Calendar is another Apple app on this list that comes with three cool iPhone widgets. The Calendar widget is designed in a clean and modern style. And with these widgets, the date and time of all your important appointments or events will be displayed right on your home screen. In addition, the app is completely free with no ads or in-app purchases.

Download Calendar from the App Store

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5. Batteries

IOS Batteries

Batteries is a simple but useful widget app for iOS 14. It displays the battery status of your iPhone, as well as all Bluetooth devices connected to your iPhone. Plus, you don’t need to install this app from the App Store as it comes pre-installed on iOS 14.

6. Steve

Steve's game widget for iPhone

The size 128.3 MB
Ratings (USA) 4.6
Price Free in-app purchase

If you get bored and have nothing to do, then try Steve. This is an endless runner that can be played without even opening the game itself. Yes, you heard right. All you have to do is add Steve’s widget to the Today view and start playing.

And if Steve’s game sounds familiar to you, then yes, the dinosaur character and gameplay itself were inspired by the Google Chrome Easter Egg. But the game isn’t just limited to Dinasour, you can also play with other characters by unlocking them.

Download Steve from the App Store

7. Smart stack

Smart Stack is the best widget for iPhone

Smart Stack is one of my favorite iPhone widgets. Like me, if you also hate keeping too many widgets on your home screen, you can use this widget to create a stack of all useful widgets in one place. You can then swipe through them to switch between other widgets.

And if you turn on Smart Rotate, the app will try to find out your usage pattern and automatically change the widget based on the time of day. Please note that the widgets you are going to add to the stack must be the same size. Additionally, this widget comes pre-installed on iOS 14.

8. Promotions

Stocks - the best stock market widget

The size
Ratings (USA)
Price Free

If you are a stockbroker or trader and want to keep an eye on stocks, this is one of the best iOS 14 widgets. Since the app is developed by Apple itself, it will work great on iOS 14. Like many other widgets, this app also comes in several sizes, so choose any size you need.

Download promotions from the App Store

ALSO READ: 10 best stock exchange apps for iPhone

9. Google News

Google News - Best iPhone News Widget

The size 197.3 MB
Ratings (USA) 4.6
Price Free

If you want to keep track of what’s happening in the world, why not add a Google News Widget to your Today View. With this widget, you can always keep abreast of the latest events and read more news on various topics such as politics, sports, entertainment, science, etc.

The widget also refreshes every few minutes, so you’ll always get the latest news quickly. Overall, Google News is one of the best widget apps for iOS 14, allowing you to view the latest news headlines on your home screen.

Download Google News from the App Store

10. Screen time

Screen Time for iPhone

If you want to keep track of information related to screen time, then this is the best free widget app for iPhone. It will show you all the important information on the home screen without even going into the settings app. It also comes in different sizes, so choose the size of the widget according to the amount of information you want to see. Like many other Apple widgets, it comes preinstalled on iOS 14 as well.

Conclusion

Well, this is the end of our list of the 10 best iPhone widgets for iOS 14 in 2021 that will make your iPhone home screen more beautiful and useful. Personally, I only use color widgets on my iPhone to keep my home screen as clean as possible. And now in the comments you inform which widget from this list you are going to use. Also, if you know of any other good iPhone widgets, feel free to leave comments below.

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