Widgets Not Working

Tap On The Widget

Sometimes all you need to do to update the information display on a widget is to tap on it and open the app. When the app opens, its content will refresh, which should refresh the widget too. After tapping on the widget and opening the corresponding app, return to the Home screen to see if the issue persists.

Check WidgetCat Location Settings

WidgetCat need your location to update its content like weather, sunrise and sunset. You can change these permissions in Settings.

Tap iPhone Settings -> Privacy -> Location Services -> WidgetCat

There’s an option to allow access to your location While Using the App or Widgets. If Allow Location Access isn’t set to While Using the App or Widgets or Always, the widget may not be able to load content.

Turn WidgetCat's Network On

Some widgets like the weather requires a network request, you should allowed WidgetCat to use network data.

Tap iPhone Settings -> Cellular -> WidgetCat -> select WLAN & Cellular Data

Restart Your Phone

Restarting your Phone can fix minor software problems it might be experiencing, especially if the corresponding app to the widget that’s not working has crashed

Remove The Widget And Set It Up Again

Removing a widget and setting it up like new can give it a fresh start, similar to deleting and reinstalling an app. Press and hold on the widget you’d like to remove. Tap Remove Widget -> Remove when the menu appears.

Tap the plus (+) button in the upper left-hand corner of the screen. Use the search bar to find the widget you just removed to add it back to the Home screen.

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