The redesigned Lock screen along with the revamped Messages app has hogged the limelight more than anything else in iOS 10. Lock screen, in particular, has finally got the killer punch to stake its claim of being exceptionally versatile.

Apart from being able to reply to any message from the Lock screen, you can access Wallet, Home Control, Notifications View and Today View right from Lock Screen. Though it’s an amazing feature in terms of convenience, it is certainly not so cool as far as security is concerned. What if you want to completely secure the Lockscreen of your iPhone given providing more safeguard?

How to Secure Lock Screen in iOS 10 on iPhone and iPad

How to Secure Lock Screen in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

How to Disable Reply to Message from Lockscreen in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

It’s really great to reply to any message right from the Lock screen of iPhone. However, some mischievous person can take the undue advantage of this feature. If you don’t want it to happen, there is an option to disable it.

Note: If you have not enabled passcode/Touch ID, the switch next to reply to the message along with other options will be grayed out.

Step #1. Launch Settings app → Touch ID & Passcode.

Tap on Settings Then Touch ID & Passcode in iOS 10

Step #2. Enter your passcode.

Enter iPhone Passcode

Step #3. Toggle off the switch next to Reply with Message.

Disable Reply with Message in iOS 10

How to Disable the Access to Widgets, Notifications, Reply With Message, Home Control and Wallet From Lock Screen in iOS 10

No longer want to access widgets, notifications, reply to the message, home control and wallet from the Lock screen? You can prevent their access from LC quickly.

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone → Next, Tap on Touch ID & Passcode.

Tap on Settings Then Touch ID & Passcode in iOS 10

Step #2. Under Allow Access When Locked, you need to toggle off the switch next to Today View (widgets area as well), Notifications View, Reply with Message, Home Control, Wallet.

Disable the Access to Widgets, Notifications, Reply With Message, Home Control and Wallet From Lock Screen in iOS 10

How to Disable Notifications from Specific Apps in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

If you don’t want to disable notifications completely, you have the option to disable specific apps from sending you alerts.

Step #1. Open Settings app → Notifications.

Tap on Settings Then Notifications in iOS 10

Step #2. Now, tap on the app which notifications you no longer want to receive.

Tap on The App You Want to Hide Notification For.jpg

Step #3. Then, toggle off the switch next to Allow Notifications.

Disable Lockscreen Notifications for Specific App in iOS 10

How to Disable Message Contents in Notifications in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

You have the option to disable the message contents in notifications. Once you have done it, you will get only alert that someone has sent you a message. However, the content of the message won’t be seen on the screen.

Disable “Show Previews” in the App Which Message Contents You Want To Be Disabled

To disable Show Previews for Messages app,

Step #1. Open Settings app → Notifications.

Tap on Settings Then Notifications in iOS 10

Step #2. Tap on Messages.

Tap on Messages in Notifications Settings in iOS 10

Step #3. Disable Show Previews.

Turn Off Show Preview in Notifications in iOS 10

In Facebook Messenger,

Step #1. Open Me tab → Notifications.

Tap on Me Tab Then Notifications in Messenger App on iPhone

Step #2. Turn Off Show Previews.

Turn Off Notifications Preview for Messenger App on iPhone

In WhatsApp,

Step #1. Tap on Settings tab → Notifications.

Tap on Settings Then Notifications in WhatsApp on iPhone

Step #2. Turn Off Show Previews.

Disable Message Preview for WhatsApp on iPhone

How to Disable Camera Access from Lock Screen in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

No longer want anyone to bump into your Camera from Lock screen, follow this quick guide to disable its access from LockScreen.

That’s it! Hopefully, these tips help you in providing more security to the Lock screen of your iOS device.

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