How to make 3D foreground lock screen with depth effect on iOS 16

With iOS 16, Apple brings the new lock screen customization feature. It allows users to create an aesthetic iPhone lock screen. But a bonus feature has been added within the lock screen option called Depth Effect.

What is depth effect on iOS 16?

iOS 16’s depth effect allows users to add a 3D feel to the device’s lock screen by letting the subject dominate the image while contrasting it with the blurred background. Once you’ve enabled Depth Effect, the clock layer will be pushed back behind the main subject and you’ll get a perfect 3D view on the lock screen.

How to enable 3D foreground lock screen with depth effect on iOS 16

Remark: Make sure you have iOS 16 developer beta or public beta installed on your iPhone to use this feature. The stable version of iOS 16 will be released this fall.

  1. Unlock iPhone while staying on the lock screen.
  2. Press anywhere on the lock screen background.
  3. Tap the Customize button.
  4. Next, tap the three-dot Ellipsis button in the lower-right corner.
  5. Now select “Enable Depth Effect” if it is disabled.
  6. Then tap Done.

That is it.

Now you have created the depth effect on iOS 16 lock screen with 3D foreground on your iPhone. Here’s how to enable the depth impact on iOS 16 to make the lock screen look cool and 3D. If you recently installed iOS 16 and don’t know how to customize the iOS 16 lock screen, you can visit our previous post to learn the full process.

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