There are a huge number of ways to increase the battery life of iOS devices, ranging from the simplest to radical ones that will limit the functionality of the iPhone and iPad. Today we will talk about the time after which the automatic blocking of apple gadgets occurs, we will tell you how to change it and what can affect it.
The display of iPhone, iPad and any other gadgets, regardless of manufacturer, is one of the most energy-consuming components. Its brightness and operating time significantly affect the operating time of devices on a single charge.
To save energy, you can dim the brightness and activate the “Auto brightness“By going to Settings → Screen and brightness…
Since iOS 11 this switch has been moved along the way Settings → Universal access → Display and text size…
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How to change or disable auto-lock time on iPhone and iPad
An equally important parameter is the time after which the iPhone and iPad will be automatically locked and, accordingly, the display will go out. For all, this indicator is initially set at one minute.
You can adjust this parameter by going to Settings → Screen and brightness → Auto-lock…
The time interval can vary from 30 seconds to five minutes, and there is also an option that allows you to completely disable the automatic blocking, however, we recommend using it only in exceptional cases.
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Why is auto-blocking on iPhone not active?
An equally popular feature in iOS 9 is the power saving mode, thanks to which the operating system partially limits the operation of some services. So, in the case when it is activated (you can do this by going to Settings → Battery or from Control Center) the ability to change the display lock time will be disabled, and the indicator is automatically set for 30 seconds.
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After turning off the power saving mode, the parameter will return to its original value (for example, for one minute).