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iPhone TARDIS lock and home screens for iOS7

The one-and-only, accept-no-substitutes TARDIS lockscreen for your iPhone: now for iOS7. It may have lost a Dalek, but it gained a TARDIS key.

     An important note about using these screens: they won’t align correctly if you have the exceptionally annoying “parallax” thingy going on. To turn it off, go to Settings>General>Accessibility and set “Reduce Motion” to “On”. I might look into creating a parallax-friendly version but (a) I don’t have an iPhone 5 on which to test it and (b) I hate it anyway; so don’t hold your breath, even if you have two hearts.

     Just right-click and ‘save as’ on the appropriate images, then transfer to your iPhone using email (or do whatever your inner nerd tells you is necessary). Make sure you download the correctly-sized images for your model of iPhone.

     (For earlier versions of iOS go here (iPhones 4 and 4s) or here (iPhone 5).)

     Post a comment if you use them. Thanks. Enjoy.

     Lock screen for iPhone 5 and later:

scidoll iphone5 lock iOS7 iPhone TARDIS lock and home screens for iOS7

Clear here for the remaining downloads, including iPhone 4.

iPhone TARDIS Lock and Home Screens (iPhone 5 versions)

If you’re looking for a version of this lockscreen for iOS7 or later, then head here.

A TARDIS lockscreen for your iPhone: now iPhone 5 compatible and still Thal-unfriendly!

     I updated the TARDIS lockscreen I previously posted, so it is correctly sized for the iPhone 5′s larger screen.

     If you’re using an iPhone 4S or older, you should head over to this post. (And if you’re still on iOS4 then head to the original post.) Otherwise, grab this version: just right-click and ‘save as’, then transfer to your iPhone using email (or do whatever your inner nerd tells you is necessary). Once again, the colours look odd, but that’s to compensate for the lockscreen overlay, and the ‘Police Box’ text is missing because the time and date go there.

     There’s also a home screen, which is darker, so that it doesn’t interfere with your icons.

     Post a comment if you use them. Thanks. Enjoy.

     Lock screen (for iPhone 5, iOS6 and earlier):

sarah marr tardis lock iphone5 iPhone TARDIS Lock and Home Screens (iPhone 5 versions)

     Home screen (for iPhone 5, iOS6 and earlier):

sarah marr tardis home iphone5 iPhone TARDIS Lock and Home Screens (iPhone 5 versions)

iPhone TARDIS Lock and Home Screens (iOS 5+ versions)

If you’re looking for a version of this lockscreen for iOS7 or later, on any iPhone, then head here.

These screens are for the iPhone 4 or 4s, pre-iOS7. There’s also a pre-iOS7 iPhone 5 version available, which fits its larger screen: click here.

     A TARDIS lockscreen for your iPhone: now iOS5 compatible and less Thal-friendly!

     I updated the TARDIS lockscreen I previously posted, so that it was integrated with the camera icon which has been added in iOS5. My original intention was just to redo the shading to accommodate the shortened slide-bar, but there was something about that camera lens, staring out at me, unblinking, uncaring…

     So, here it is. If you’re still on iOS4 then head to the original post. Otherwise, grab this version: just right-click and ‘save as’, then transfer to your iPhone using email (or do whatever your inner nerd tells you is necessary). Once again, the colours look odd, but that’s to compensate for the lockscreen overlay, and the ‘Police Box’ text is missing because the time and date go there.

     There’s also a home screen, which is darker, so that it doesn’t interfere with your icons.

     Post a comment if you use them. Thanks. Enjoy.

     Lock screen (for iPhone 4 or 4s, with iOS5 or 6):

sarah marr tardis lock iPhone TARDIS Lock and Home Screens (iOS 5+ versions)

     Home screen (for iPhone 4 or 4s, with iOS5 or 6):

sarah marr tardis home iPhone TARDIS Lock and Home Screens (iOS 5+ versions)

An iPhone Tardis Lock Screen.

If you’re looking for a version of this lockscreen for iOS7 or later, on any iPhone, then head here. (There are also links on that page for iOS versions 5 and 6.)

This version is only for iOS4 or earlier.

     If you are still on iOS4, however, then feel free to click here to download a version which works with it.

     And here’s the original post:

     Yes, this is a bit random. No, it doesn’t really fit into the overall goals of the blog. But, yesterday I went to a Doctor Who exhibition in London and I figured it might be fun to have a Tardis-themed lock screen on my iPhone. I couldn’t find one that fitted my criteria: had to work with messages I received, had to show the time and date clearly, should be as ‘full-screen’ as possible. Anyway, I spent a productive breakfast editing images, and came up with the following. I thought I’d share it, in case anyone else wanted to use it. The colours look odd, but that’s to compensate for the iPhone’s lock-screen shading. The ‘Police Box’ text is missing, but that’s because the date sits there.

     Post a comment if you use it. Thanks.

     (I stupidly deleted the original Tardis image file, and can’t remember where I found it. I don’t want to step on anyone’s toes. If you’re the rights holder and want it taken down, or credited, then please accept my apologies: contact me through comments and I’ll oblige. It just seemed like a harmless thing to share with people, in a derivative-work-kind-of-way.)

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