How to change screen active time on iPhone

Have you ever had the feeling that your iPhone screen turns off too quickly while reading a text or exchanging messages? This happens, by default, every seconds, a time determined by Apple to save the device’s energy.

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Although some activities on the iPhone prevent screen locks — such as watching videos and enjoying games —, in general, you might end up being surprised that your user experience is interrupted with the screen turning off automatically.

The good news is that the iPhone operating system, iOS, allows you to change active screen time: from 1 to 5 minutes in duration. Or, if you wish, you can choose to have the screen always on, only blocking if you press the side button.

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Check how to change the active screen time easily in the iPhone settings. You can also use this tutorial for an iPad and an iPod Touch.

Step 1:

open the Settings app. Then go to “Screen and Brightness”.

Enter the “Screen and Brightness” section in the iPhone settings – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech )

Step 2:

Enter the “Automatic Lock” section.

Enter the active screen time settings in “Automatic Lock” – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

Step 3:

Choose a new screen active time duration .

Choose the active screen time – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

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