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How to reduce the transparency effect in iOS 15 on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

How to reduce the transparency effect in iOS 15 on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

Short guide:

  1. Open the Settings app and tap Accessibility.
  2. Tap Display and Text Size.
  3. Tap the toggle switch for Reduce Transparency to turn it on.

Before and after

Examples of the multi-tasking screen in iOS before and after the Reduce Transparency setting has been enabled

This section gives you step by step instructions on how to enable the Reduce Transparency setting in iOS 15, with pictures of the screens to help.

Find the Accessibility settings

1. Tap the Settings icon  on your Home screen to open the Settings app. Scroll down and tap Accessibility.

Open the Display and Text Size settings

2. On the Accessibility screen, Display and Text Size.

Enable Reduce Transparency

3. On the Display and Text Size screen, tap the toggle switch for Reduce Transparency to turn it on.

Return to the Home screen

4. When you are happy with your settings, you can return to the Home screen by swiping up from the bottom of the screen or by pressing the Home button on devices with a physical Home button. 

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