It is possible to get Weather forecast right on the Lock Screen of your iPhone, without the need to unlock your device and open the Weather App. You will find below the steps to Get Weather Report on iPhone Lock Screen.
Get Weather Report on iPhone Lock Screen
In addition to the regular Home Screen Weather widget, you can also make an optional Weather Widget to appear on the Lock Screen of your iPhone using Do Not Disturb mode.
This Lock Screen Weather Widget appears only while your device is unlocked and a “Do Not Disturb” period has ended on your iPhone.
The Widget disappears as soon as you Unlock your device and re-appears again after the next Do Not Disturb cycle.
Steps to Get Weather Forecast on iPhone Lock Screen
As mentioned above, the Lock Screen Weather Widget can only be enabled via “Do Not Disturb Mode”. Also, you need to provide the Weather App with access to your Location information.
Hence, follow the steps below set a brief “Do Not Disturb” period on your device and provide the Weather App with access to your Location information.
Go to Settings > Do Not Disturb > move the toggle next to Scheduled to ON position and set the From and To time to whenever you want the Weather Widget to appear on the Lock Screen of your device.
For example, if you usually get up at 6:30 in the morning, you can set “From” to 6:15 AM and “To” to 6:25 AM.
This way your iPhone will be in “Do NOT Disturb” mode for 10 minutes and the Weather widget will appear as soon as the ‘Do Not Disturb’ period ends (any time after 6:25 AM).
After this make sure that the Weather App has access to your Location information by going to Settings > Privacy > Location Services.
On the Location services screen, scroll down and tap on the Weather App.
On the next screen, select While Using the App or Widgets option.
After this, you will find the Weather Widget appearing every morning on the Lock Screen of your device. The Widget will disappear for that day, as soon as you unlock your device and it will appear again on the next day.
This way, you will continue to Get Daily Weather reports on the Lock Screen of your device, as long as ‘Do Not Disturb’ mode is enabled on your device.
What Happens If You Pick iPhone During ‘Do Not Disturb’ Mode
If you happen to pick up your iPhone during the scheduled “Do Not Disturb” mode, you will see a message reading “DO NOT DISTURB DURING BEDTIME” along with a little moon and ZzZ icon.
As soon as the Scheduled “Do Not Disturb” period ends, you will find your iPhone greeting you with the Weather information on its Lock Screen.
In general, most users would want to see the Weather widget when they wake up in the morning. However, you can make the Weather widget appear at any time on the Lock Screen of your iPhone.