How not to turn off the iPhone screen

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Preliminary information

Before getting into the tutorial by going to explain how not to turn off the iPhone screen, there is some preliminary information that it is my duty to provide you to allow you to have perfectly clear ideas on what to do.

First, be aware that iOS shuts down and freezes automatically the iPhone screen after a certain period of inactivity where the display is not touched, which by default is 1 minute.



The behavior just described can prove to be very appropriate for various reasons, first of all for save battery consumption and therefore increase the autonomy of the device and for protect your privacy and increase the security of the iPhone.

There are, however, some cases where automatic screen shutdown can be annoying or even counterproductive. To give some practical examples, it can be useful to keep the iPhone display always on when you have to show the operation of an application, you have to play a presentation or, again, you have to show someone a photo album by going beyond the timing foreseen for the automatic stand-by of the display.

The result in question can be obtained by putting your hand to the iOS settings, adjusting the settings related to automatic screen lock and / or the use of Face ID when the display is looked at and, therefore, the user's gaze is detected. .

Going to disable the automatic screen lock, however, it is good to remember that in order to lock it again it well then be necessary to intervene Manually, or by pressing the side button or the top button (depending on the iPhone model used).


Also keep in mind that the automatic shutdown of the iPhone screen comes disabled directly from iOS itself in conjunction with the execution of specific activities for which it is essential that the screen of the "iPhone by" always remains on, such as when a video is played or when the Camera app is started to take a photo or record of movies.


How not to turn off the iPhone screen

At this point I would say that we are there: we can finally get to the heart of the tutorial and go to discover, in practice, how not to turn off the iPhone screen. You well find explained how to proceed right below, putting your hand to both the iOS settings related to the automatic blocco, and to those dedicated to Face ID.

By adjusting the automatic lock

To keep the iPhone screen from turning off, you can first adjust the settings related to the automatic blocco of the device display. As anticipated, it's a real breeze!

To do this, take the "iPhone by" unlock it (if necessary), access the home screen and / or the iOS App Library and select the icon of ifttings (The one shaped like a gear wheel).

In the new screen that is shown to you at this point, touch the wording Screen and brightnesswho quells Automatic lock and choose the option Mai. Done! From now on, your iPhone screen well no longer turn off.


In the event that you have second thoughts or if you want to apply different times for the automatic block to those set previously, all you have to do is go back to the section ifttings> Screen and brightness> Auto lock of iOS and select the previously set option or another of those avaelable (eg. 30 seconds, 2 minutes, 3 minutes etc.).


By adjusting the gaze detection

If you are using an "iPhone by" model that supports the Face ID, another system you have on your side to prevent the iPhone screen from turning off is precisely to adjust the settings related to the functionality in question, more precisely those concerning the detection of the screen.


To do this, take your iPhone, unlock it (if necessary), access the home screen and / or the iOS App Library and select the icon of ifttings (The one shaped like a gear wheel). In the screen that is subsequently shown to you, tap on the item Face ID and codice and type el unlock code set on your iPhone.


Finally, carry on ON the switch located next to the item Gaze detection. Done! From now on, your iPhone well check when you look at the screen before dimming it (as well as expanding a notification when the screen lock is activated and turning down the volume of some alerts).

In case you have second thoughts, you can deactivate the functionality in question at any time, simply by going back to the section ifttings> Face ID and passcode of iOS, by typing the unlock code iPhone and moving to OFF the lever present in correspondence with the option Gaze detection.

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