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How to reduce blue light intensity on iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch iOS

How to reduce blue light intensity on iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch iOS

Activating Night Shift

  1. Open the ‘Settings’ app.
  2. Tap ‘Display & Brightness’.
  3. Tap ‘Nightshift’.
    Open Settings, tap Display & Brightness, tap Night Shift

Night Shift Settings

Scheduled

  1. Tap the toggle switch next to ‘Scheduled’ to turn Night Shift
  2. By default, Night Shift is set to come on between sunset and sunrise. If you would like to create your own schedule tap on ‘From / To’.
  3. Tap ‘Custom Schedule’.
    Tap the switch next to Schedule, tap From/To, edit schedule
  4. To change the scheduled times, tap on ‘Turn On At’ and ‘Turn Off At’ and spin the selector to choose your preferred times. There are no ‘Done’ or ‘OK’ buttons to confirm your selection, Night Shift remembers automatically.
    Tap Custom Schedule, tap Turn On At or Turn Off At, choose times

Manually Enable Until Tomorrow

If you would like to turn on Night Shift temporarily, tap the toggle switch next to ‘Manually Enable Until Tomorrow’. Night Shift will remain active until sunrise (or your set end time) the following day unless you manually turn the toggle switch back off.
Tap the switch next to Manually Enable Until Tomorrow

Colour Temperature

Adjust the slider labelled ‘Colour Temperature’ to alter the amount of blue light emitted by the screen. Adjusting the slider to the left reduces blue light, making the screen appear redder and less bright. Adjusting the slider to the right increases blue light, making the screen appear bluer and brighter.
Adjust the Colour Temperature slider

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