Unlike Android, Apple opted for go further with always-on technology. In this way, they allow the screen of the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max to display much more information, and even the wallpaper that you have set. However, many have found that this can be detrimental to your battery. But did you know that there is a way to set the always-on screen to black?
In fact, although the always-on screen of the iPhone 14 Pro has been a hit, some users have chosen to disable it. The reason is that, in addition to spending a little more battery, it can be a distraction for some. Now it looks like there is a middle optionand it is to change its background color to black.
The secret to the iPhone 14 Pro screen no longer showing the background is in a feature called “Dim Lock Screen”. This is a trick that can make the background of the always-on screen appear blackwhile we wait for Apple to release an official and more complete version of it.
How to have a black background on the iPhone 14 Pro always-on screen
Following this guide you will be able to take advantage of one of the benefits of the OLED screens that the iPhone includes. With these panels, blacks are much purer because their pixels can be turned on or off independently. A) Yes, with the screen always active on a black background, the battery consumption should be considerably less the one we see today.
After following the steps, when your iPhone 14 Pro always-on display is activated, its background will be black. In this way, in addition to consuming less energy, you will probably be able to be a little less distracted every time you look at your device on the desk.
- Opens Settings on your iPhone.
- Go to the section Concentration modes.
- Here, select any of them, or create your own.
- Once you have selected one, go to the Options.
- look for the function dim the locked screen and activate it.
Now when you activate this modified focus mode, the always-on screen of your iPhone 14 Pro will be almost entirely black. Of course, since this is a function that dims the background, the background will not be completely black. However, you can get it to be at least 99%.
On the other hand, for convenience, you can create a focus mode that does just this. Thus, you will be able to continue receiving notifications normally, without losing the black background of your always active screen.