How to Use Color Filters in iOS 10 on iPhone or iPad

Accessibility has long been one of my favorite features in iOS. Specifically primed to help the differently abled people, it is widely appreciated for being a great asset. Whether it’s the Greyscale mode, Reachability or the super handy Accessibility Shortcut, it has several highly advanced features.

iOS 10 has added “Color Filters” as part of Accessibility suite. If you have difficulty in looking at the bright color of your device, you can filter it in order to make viewing more convenient. Let’s find out how you can get the best use of it!

How to Use Color Filters in iOS 10 on iPhone or iPad

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device → Tap on Accessibility.

Tap on Accessibility on iPhone

Step #2. Under Vision, tap on Display Accommodations.

Tap on Display Accomodations in iPhone SettingsStep #3. Up next, tap on Color Filters.

Tap on Color Filters in iPhone Accessibility Settings

Step #4. Toggle the switch next to Color Filters.

Enable Color Filters on iPhone in iOS 10Step #5. Next, you have as many as five options to choose from:

  • Grayscale
  • Red/Green Filter
  • Green/Red Filter
  • Blue/Yellow Filter
  • Color tint

Step #6. Make sure to adjust the Intensity as well as Hue as per need.

Use Color Filters in iOS 10 on iPhone or iPad

Step #7. Once you are done, exit the settings.

That’s it!

How to Turn Off Color filters in iOS 10 on iPhone

If you no longer want to use Color Filters, you can disable it easily.

Step #1. Follow all the steps from 1 to 5 mentioned above.

Step #2. Now, toggle off the switch next to Color Filters.

Disable Color Filters in iOS 10 on iPhone and iPadThat’s all there is to it!

Magnifier is yet another new feature of Accessibility. It allows you to magnify things using your iPhone camera.

iOS 10 is to be launched publicly next month. Lauded for being the biggest ever update, the newest iOS ecosystem has plenty of nice features to enhance your experience.

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