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How to invert the colours in iOS 12 for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

How to invert the colours in iOS 12 for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

  • Smart Invert – Reverses all screen colours except images, video and some apps that have a dark interface.
  • Classic Invert – Reverses all screen colours including images and video.

This feature can be used in combination with other accessibility settings such as β€˜Colour Filters’  and β€˜Increased Contrast’.

  1. Open the β€˜Accessibility Settings’: Settings > General > Accessibility. (See the article Open Accessibility Preferences on this website for more information.)
  2. Under the β€˜Vision’ section, tap on β€˜Display Accommodations’.
    Tap Display Accommodations
  3. Tap on β€˜Invert Colours’.
    Invert Colours – iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch iOS 12 Fig 2
  4. Tap on the toggle switch for the β€˜Invert Colours’ mode you would like to use:
    • Smart Invert
    • Classic Invert
      Invert Colours – iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch iOS 12 Fig 3
  5. The display colours will change immediately.
    Examples of the screen appearance when using Inverted Colours
  6. When you are happy with your settings, either tap β€˜Back’ in the top left of the screen to return to the main β€˜Accessibility’ settings screen or press your device’s β€˜Home’ button to return to the home screen.

More information:

How to enable 'Increase Contrast'

How to enable 'Colour Filters'

Created on: March-04-2018

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