Is it possible to change a UIButtons background color?

This can be done programmatically by making a replica:

loginButton = [UIButton buttonWithType:UIButtonTypeCustom];
[loginButton setTitleColor:[UIColor blackColor] forState:UIControlStateNormal];
loginButton.backgroundColor = [UIColor whiteColor];
loginButton.layer.borderColor = [UIColor blackColor].CGColor;
loginButton.layer.borderWidth = 0.5f;
loginButton.layer.cornerRadius = 10.0f;

edit: of course, you’d have to #import <QuartzCore/QuartzCore.h>

edit: to all new readers, you should also consider a few options added as “another possibility”. for you consideration.

As this is an old answer, I strongly recommend reading comments for troubleshooting

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