With a few steps, you can put live sports scores on your iPhone lock screen and stay on top of your team’s race to the playoffs. | Samar Haddad / The Verge
With iOS 16, Apple added a feature called Live Activities as part of a broader update to notifications and the lock screen. Live Activities are a little different from a standard push notification or widget — they offer a way for apps to put real-time information in a persistent notification bubble on your lock screen. They’re especially useful for sports scores if you want to keep tabs on a game without committing your full attention to it (there are, after all, 162 games in a baseball season). Better yet, if you have an iPhone 14 Pro or Pro Max, you’ll see live scores in the Dynamic Island when you’re following a game.
Enabling Live Activities to follow a game on your lock screen isn’t hard, but it’s not exactly intuitive, either. The…
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