How to Change Your iPhone’s Screen Auto-Lock Setting

How to Change Your iPhone’s Screen Auto-Lock SettingSometimes when you are reading something or checking a shopping list and your screen keeps on going dark or turning off, it could get really annoying. Fortunately, there’s a way to fix it. iPhone lets you control the screen settings according to your need or desire.

The Auto-Lock feature puts the iPhone into sleep mode after a certain period of time. iPhone’s screen dims out when it is about to go into the lock mode. To fix it, we need to turn “Auto-Lock” off.

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In this guide, we will show you how to turn the Auto-Lock feature off in your Apple device.

Disable Auto-Lock Feature in iPhone

Here’s how you can disable Auto-Lock feature in iPhone

Start by opening the “Settings” app in your device either by looking for it manually and tapping on the gear icon to open it or by using the Spotlight feature and opening it from the search results.Settings app in your iPhone

Now that you are in the “Settings” app of your device, navigate to the “Display & Brightness” settings.Display & Brightness settings of iPhone

In “Display & Brightness” settings, scroll down to the “Auto-Lock” option.Auto-Lock option

NOTE: If you have Low-Brightness mode turned on for your iPhone, the auto-lock will be set to 30 seconds which cannot be changed. Therefore, before trying to change these settings, make sure you have turned off low-battery mode.

In “Auto-Lock”, you will see the list of time options. Given time options determine when will your iPhone go to lock mode after staying lit.set the auto-lock option to never to turn the feature off

To turn this feature off, select “Never” from the list of options.

Exit the Settings app after making the changes. Now every time you want to lock the screen, you will have to manually press the power button on the side of the iPhone.

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