Understanding Container Background for Widget in iOS 17

Lee Kah Seng
4 min readSep 15, 2023

This article is originally published at swiftsenpai.com.

In the upcoming iOS 17 update, Apple once again expanded the use of widgets, making them available in more places, including the iPad lock screen and iPhone standby mode.

However, this update brings a new concept called “container background” to the table, which might lead to some errors…