How to Disable True Tone Display on iPhone and iPad Pro

What makes True Tone display so useful is the ability to adapt the iOS device screens in accordance with ambient lighting conditions in order to make colors consistent in different environments. As a result, it significantly reduces eye strain and makes images on the display look more natural. You can enable or disable True Tone display on your iPhone or iPad as per your need.

Currently, the devices that feature True Tone technology are iPad Pro 12.9-inch, 11-inch, iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro (9.7-inch), iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone SE 2020, iPhone X, Xs, Xs Max, XR, iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max. Let’s check out the way.

How to Disable True Tone Display from Control Center

Note: An important thing worth mentioning is that some display accessibility settings such as Invert Colors, Grayscale, and Increase Contrast might disable True Tone display.

Step #1. Swipe up from the bottom to bring up the Control Center.

Swipe Up iPhone 8 Plus Screen to Access Control Center

Step #2. Now, apply 3D touch on the brightness button.

Tap on Brightness Button in iPhone 8 Plus Control Center

Step #3. Now, tap on the True Tone button to turn it ON/OFF.

Enable True Tone Display using Control Center on iPhone 8 Plus

How to Enable or Disable True Tone from Settings on iPhone and iPad Pro

Step #1. Open the Settings app on your iOS device.

Open Settings on iPhone 8 Plus

Step #2. Tap on Display & Brightness.

Tap on Display and Brightness on iPhone 8 Plus

Step #3. Now, turn ON/OFF the switch next to True Tone.

Enable True Tone Display from iPhone 8 Plus Settings

That’s it!

Wrapping up

True Tone is very helpful and enhances the viewing experience.

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