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How to Lock Screen Orientation on iPhone & iPad with iOS 13 / iPadOS 13

The iPhone and iPad automatically switch the orientation from Portrait to Landscape upon rotating the device. This could be frustrating at times when you’re not in an upright position, as the screen switches orientation even if the device is just slightly tilted. And since we don’t always use our iPhone and iPad in an upright … Read More

How to Passcode Lock an App with Screen Time on iPhone & iPad

Have you ever wanted to put a passcode lock on an iPhone or iPad app? If you want to prevent people from having access to specific apps, even if they have access to your iPhone or iPad and know that devices lock screen passcode, you’d need an app passcode. The problem is that iOS and … Read More

How to Disable Lock Screen Notifications on iPhone & iPad

Want to hide notifications from your iPhone lock screen? Maybe you don’t want any notifications showing up on the locked screen of an iPad? We all receive several notifications from multiple apps on our iPhone and iPad on a daily basis, and we glance through most of them from our device’s lock screen. Although this … Read More

How to See Weather on Lock Screen of iPhone with iOS 12

The iPhone has an optional secret weather widget for the devices locked screen that can be enabled through an unlikely feature; Do Not Disturb mode. With this feature in use, you’ll see the days current temperature, weather conditions, and the forecast when you glance at your iPhone screen as you start the day. It’s a … Read More

VoiceOver on Lock Screen of iPhone / iPad? How to Unlock iPhone if VoiceOver is Enabled

Have you ever found yourself with an iPhone or iPad that is stuck in VoiceOver mode and as a result you can’t unlock the iPhone or iPad? When VoiceOver is active and the screen is locked, if you’re trying to unlock the device or enter a passcode you may instead find that whatever is on … Read More

How to Disable Apple Pay Lock Screen Access on iPhone X by Side Button Presses

Ever picked up iPhone X and found Apple Pay credit cards on screen? Or have you pulled iPhone X out of a pocket or bag and discovered that Apple Pay is open on the lock screen? This is from a new Apple Pay access feature that iPhone X enables by default, which allows the devices … Read More

How to Use Lock Screen in MacOS High Sierra

Mac users have long been able to use various tricks to lock the screen of their computers, but with MacOS High Sierra 10.13.x onward, a simpler and faster option is now available on the Mac with an official Lock Screen feature. With the new Lock Screen feature, you can instantly lock down a Mac through … Read More

Can’t Open Control Center from Lock Screen on iPad or iPhone? Here’s the Fix!

The iOS Control Center is a great feature allowing iPhone and iPad users to quickly access screen brightness controls, volume controls, camera, wi-fi and bluetooth toggles, Do Not Disturb mode, and so much more thanks to the ability to customize it. But many iPad users, and some iPhone users too, may discover that Control Center … Read More

A Better Way to Access the Camera from iPhone Lock Screen in iOS 10

Ever since Apple redesigned the iOS lock screen to remove swipe-to-unlock and require users to press the Home button instead, some iPhone users have discovered that accessing the Camera from the lock screen might be a challenge. The potentially difficult scenario is this; if you press the Home button to show the locked display which … Read More

How to Disable “Reply to Message” from Lock Screen in iOS 10

The latest versions of iOS allow users to read and reply to Messages directly from the lock screen, without having to authenticate with a passcode or Touch ID on the device. This allows for iPhone and iPad users to quickly reply to inbound messages, but it can also lead to some potential privacy issues that … Read More