Category: display settings

How to Stop iPhone Screen from Locking Automatically

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If you read a lot of content on your iPhone, especially our vast array of helpful articles, you may have sometimes noticed that your screen dims, turns off, and locks automatically. However, this can be avoided by changing how long your iPhone screen takes to lock or turn off due to inactivity.

By default, the screen Auto-Lock feature on iOS devices will turn off the display after 30 seconds of inactivity in order to preserve the battery. Every time this happens, you’ll need to unlock your iPhone again to continue interacting with the phone, whether that’s…

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How to Enable Bold Text on Apple Watch

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Ever wished the text on Apple Watch was easier to read? You can increase legibility while looking at your Apple Watch by enabling bold text on your Apple Watch.

Apple Watch has a very small screen and unlike your smartphone or tablet, it’s not nearly as close to your face under typical use. Hence, navigating through the menu on your Apple Watch could sometimes be tricky if you have less than perfect eyesight, often requiring you to strain yourself to read the text that’s displayed on the screen. Using bold text instead of regular text can alleviate this…

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How to View Display Refresh Rate on Mac

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If you’re a Mac user running an external display, you may be interested in knowing what the displays refresh rate is. For whatever reason, refresh rate is hidden from easy view in the places you might think to look, but with a little effort you can show the refresh rate on display connected to a Mac.

Knowing the refresh rate of a display can be helpful for many reasons, particularly if you want to be sure you’re using the displays native refresh rate. Perhaps you connected an external display to a Mac and find the monitor is laggy or choppy, or the cursor…

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How to Change Sidecar iPad Position Side on Mac

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By default, Sidecar for Mac sets iPad to be on the right side of the Mac display, but what if you want to change the iPad position to be on the left side? Or to the top, or bottom of the Mac display? Or perhaps you want the iPad display to be a little bit up or down? Much like you can change positions and orientations of other external displays on Mac, you can also change the iPad Sidecar position side on Mac too.

For the less familiar, modern versions of macOS and iPadOS allow an iPad to turn into an external display for a Mac by using the fantastic Sidecar…

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