You can get weather report right on the Lock Screen of your iPhone, as soon as you wake up in the morning. You will find below the steps to get Weather on iPhone Lock Screen.
Get Weather On iPhone Lock Screen
In addition to the regular Home Screen Weather widget, there is an optional Lock Screen Weather Widget on your iPhone that can be enabled using “Do Not Disturb” mode.
Once the hidden Lock Screen Weather Widget is enabled, you will be able to see the current temperature, prevailing weather conditions and forecast for the day, right on the Lock Screen of your iPhone.
The Lock Screen Weather Widget appears only while your iPhone is unlocked and a “Do Not Disturb” period has ended on your iPhone.
The Widget disappears as soon as you Unlock your iPhone and it will re-appear again after the next Do Not Disturb cycle.
Steps to Get Weather on iPhone Lock Screen
As mentioned above, the Lock Screen Weather Widget can only be enabled via the “Do Not Disturb Mode”. Also, you need to provide the Weather App with access to your Location information.
Hence, follow the steps below to configure a “Do Not Disturb” period on your iPhone and provide the Weather App with access to your Location information.
1. Open Settings on your iPhone, scroll down and tap on Do Not Disturb.
2. On the Do Not Disturb screen, toggle ON both Scheduled and Bedtime options and tap on From/To.
Note: You need to enable both “Schedule” and “Bedtime” modes, else the Weather widget will not appear on your iPhone.
3. On the next screen, adjust From and To times to whenever you want the Weather widget to appear on your iPhone.
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 on the Lock Screen of your iPhone, as soon as “Do Not Disturb” period ends (any time after 6:25 AM).
4. Now, go back to the main Settings screen, tap on Privacy > Location Services.
5. On the Location services screen, scroll down and tap on the Weather App.
6. On the next screen, tap on Always to allow the Weather App to always access your location.
After this, you will be able to see the Weather Widget on the Lock Screen of your iPhone. Once you unlock iPhone, the Weather widget will disappear for that day and it will appear again on the next day.
You will continue to Get Daily Weather reports on the Lock Screen of your iPhone, as long as “Do Not Disturb” mode is enabled on your iPhone.
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 on the screen of your iPhone reading “DO NOT DISTURB DURING BEDTIME” along with a little moon and ZzZ icon.
As soon as Scheduled “Do Not Disturb” period ends, you will find your iPhone greeting you with weather information on its Lock Screen.
Typically, 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 by scheduling a suitable “Do Not Disturb” period on your iPhone.
For example, if you want to see the Weather Widget right now, you can setup “Do Not Disturb” mode just for 1 minute on your iPhone and you will see the Weather widget after 1 minute, on the Lock Screen of your iPhone.