How to Change Clock Font on iPhone

The beauty of the iPhone is customization and security which gives peace of mind. It allows users to customize their iPhone Lock Screen with different clock fonts, wallpaper and different aesthetics since the introduction of iOS 16. Also, you can set a dynamic clock font that changes with time or based on schedule using the “Focus Mode” on your “iPhone.” So, in this guide, I will teach you how to change clock font on iPhone and how to schedule your Lock Screen style to change using the Focus Mode automatically.

How to Change Time Font on iPhone

Your iPhone OS needs to meet certain criteria to be able to customize and change time font on the device. The feature to change time font on iPhone was introduced when the iOS 16 was released and since then, the feature kept improving with each update. In the recent update, you can use the feature to customise your device with the focus mode on your iPhone to automate the clock font change.

To give your iPhone that beautiful look you can coin in the full-screen music player into the clock on your lock screen having both on the same interface. Still, on the customization, you can also add the mini visualizer to your iPhone time or clock on your lock screen.

Note: This article lets you change the time font on all your iPhone models including iPhone 14, iPhone 13, iPhone 12, iPhone 11 and all other iPhone models that support iOS.How to Change Clock Font on iPhone


Check your iOS Version

To begin with, you must ensure that your iPhone is running on iOS 16 or later. So, by following the steps below you will be able to know whether your iPhone is already running on iOS 16 or later or you need to upgrade to it if there is an update available for your device.

  • Go to your iPhone “Settings.”
  • Scroll down and click on “General.”
  • Tap “Software Update” under the “General” menu.
  • Check for available updates. If there is an update available click on the download button to download and install the update. If there is no update available you will your current OS.

If the OS is iOS 16 you will be able to follow the steps below to change the time font on your iPhone.

How to Add Clock Widget on iPhone

Do you want to add the “Clock” widget to your iPhone before customizing it? Here are the steps to take.

  • Press on an empty space on your “iPhone Screen” to launch the customization menu on your “iPhone.”
  • Tap on the “+” icon at the top right to open your iPhone widget option.
  • Tap “Clock” in the “Smart Stack” menu or search for “Clock” using the “Widget” search box.
  • Tap on “Add Widget” on the bottom navigation.
  • Tap an “Empty” space to go out of the widget option.

How to Change Clock Font on iPhone

You can change your iPhone clock font and colour to suit your choice. However, this effect will take place on your iPhone lock screen. So, I will teach you how to change time font on your iPhone below.

  • You first need to unlock your “iPhone” with your “Passcode” or “Face Unlock.”
  • While on the “Lock Screen” press any vacant space.
  • Tap “Customise” once the customization menu appears.
  • Check through the “Customise Wallpaper” page and click on “Lock Screen.”
  • Tap on the “Clock” option on the page.
  • You will see “Font & Colour” where you will be able to change the clock font on your device’s lock screen.
  • Tap on the “Font” number to change the font to a different one. Or use the “Font” slider to change or resize the font of the clock.
  • Tap outside the “Font & Colour” customization to go out of it.
  • Tap “Done” at the top right to save changes.

How to Change Time Font on iPhone with Focus Mode

The iPhone allows you to change your iPhone time font automatically with the focus mode on your device. This will allow your iPhone clock font to change with the settings of your focus mode. Therefore the steps below walk you through the entire process.

  • Press a vacant space on your iPhone’s unlocked screen.
  • Swipe left to the collection you want to use on your iPhone lock screen.
  • Click on “Focus” if the collection supports focus otherwise, you will be asked to create collections.
  • Choose the “Focus Mode” you want to use under “Link Focus” to turn on with the “Lock Screen.”
  • Click out of the mode and tap “Customization.”
  • Ta “Lock Screen” on “Customise Wallpaper.”
  • Tap on the “Clock” tab.
  • Choose your “Font Size” under “Font & Colour.”
  • Use the slide to adjust the font size once you have selected it.
  • Tap outside the font size customization and tap “Done” at the top right.

Once you are done customizing your clock font with the focus mode you will see both the clock font and focus mode on the screen. To go out of the focus mode you need to swipe up and choose “I’m Not Driving”  or the focus mode you choose.

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