How to Enable and Disable iPhone Lock Screen

iPhone lock screen gives quick access to the basic feature on your Apple device when you do not want to enter your iPhone passcode. A single tap on iPhone screen when it’s locked will awake the device and show information such as the time, notifications from apps, access to the camera, access to the phone notification centre, and a lot more.

The lock screen on iPhone allows you to access these features while your iPhone remains locked. 

When this feature is disabled on iPhone it means that a tap on your phone will show your phone lock screen requesting for your passcode or Face ID to unlock the device.iPhone Lock Screen

Enable vs Disable Lock Screen

You have to decide which option to use. If you care about people accessing your iPhone camera and apps notification it’s advisable to choose the option to disable lock screen on your Apple device.

However, if you believe it a free world and whoever wishes can access your iPhone camera and other information display by your iPhone screen lock you should consider disabling the feature.

However, here in this guide, we’ll consider how to enable and disable the lock screen feature on your iPhone.

Enable iPhone Auto-Lock

Here is the quick access to turn on the lock screen feature on Apple iPhone.

  • Switch on your iPhone.
  • Go to the home screen and click on “Settings”.
  • Tap on the “General” option.
  • Click on the “Auto-Lock” feature.
  • Select the time to “Turn on” iPhone screen auto-lock feature.
  • Done.

Now, click on the “Home” button to return to the home screen of your iPhone. To confirm whether the auto-lock screen feature is enabled press the “power” button once to sleep the phone and press it again once to wake the device.

Once the screen is locked showing information such as “date and time to the centre of the screen, open camera icon, torchlight icon, etc. 

Disable iPhone Auto-Lock

Do you want to disable lock screen on your iPhone? Follow the procedures below.

  • Go to your iPhone settings.
  • Click on the “General” option.
  • Tap “Auto-lock”.
  • Select “Never”.
  • Done.

When you select never from the iPhone lock screen feature it will disable the lock screen feature on your Apple device.

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