iOS 10 has completely revamped a few features including Lockscreen. With the latest iOS ecosystem installed on your iPhone, you can reply to any message, access widgets with information like current weather, upcoming events and more.
Though I’m delighted to have such a user-friendly Lockscreen, it may not go down well to those who prefer more privacy. Fortunately, iOS 10 lets you turn off Lockscreen widgets on your device.
If you are like me who prefer to keep certain things private, you would need to keep widgets away from the Lock screen. Here is how it works.
How to Disable Lockscreen Widgets in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad
Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device.
Step #2. Scroll down and tap on Touch ID & Passcode.
Step #3. You will be asked to enter passcode. (Remember, if passcode is disabled, the option to disable Lockscreen widgets will be greyed out.)
Step #4. Under Allow Access When Locked, you need to toggle off the switch next to Today.
At the same time, you can also disable the access to Notifications View, Siri, Wallet and the ability to reply to any message.
How to Enable Lockscreen Widgets in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad
Step #1. Follow the steps from 1 to 3 explained above.
Step #2. Turn on the switch next to Today.
The newest operating system has got more than 100 nice features. Raise to Wake is my favorite Lockscreen feature. Once you have turned it on, it wakes the screen of your device whenever you pick it up. Hence, you don’t have to press the Home button to wake your device.