In #102, I mentioned how to create static launch images for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus (when they were released). The modern way to create launch images now, however, is to use Storyboard launch screen. It's the way to go with a few advantages over static launch images because you can create a single Storyboard launch screen that works with every device resolutions using Auto Layout. You are going to need that if you are building an iPad app, a universal app or if you build share/action extensions.
You don't need to be using storyboards or Auto Layout in your app to use a Storyboard launch screen. Here's how to create one:
- In your Xcode project, add a new file, and choose
- Edit the launch screen. If you want to keep it simple, delete all the labels and make the background color match your initial user interface's background color.
- Add the
UILaunchStoryboardNamekey to your
Info.plistfile, with your Storyboard launch screen filename as the value