Despite the limited initial launch, Apple is steadily working on improving it Always-on display feature on the iPhone screen Through successive system updates. After the feature was launched, there was not a lot of flexibility to customize it, and the first customizations were with an update iOS 16.2. Users were allowed to turn off colored backgrounds and notifications, and with updates, the feature began to contain several customizations, including allowing the ability to schedule/or perform an automatic procedure when the always-on display feature is enabled through focus filters. The benefit of turning on such automatic actions is to worry about the battery draining quickly in the first place, and to achieve a balance between enjoying its benefits, managing battery consumption more effectively, and allocating time to enable the feature and control its behavior. Whether you have an iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 15 Pro or have never customized your screen before, this guide guides you on how to automate Always-On Display, regardless of your iPhone model.

From, having a phone with an automatic display.

How to set up an automatic always-on-display control action using focus filters

◉ First you need to update to  iOS 16.4 or later.

◉ Go to Settings, then choose Focus, then choose an existing focus or create a new focus through the + sign at the top. Here we will choose Work focus.

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◉ Swipe down, and under Focus Filters, click Add Filter (see image below).

◉ At the bottom, choose the new option “Always On Display.”

◉ The default setting will be On, then click “Add” in the top corner.

From iOS 12 is famous for its automatic settings and display options.

◉ For automatic control, make sure to turn on Smart Activation or set a schedule for the focus you added to permanent mode (just above the focus filters).

◉ You can also link the always-on display on or off filter to different lock screens by linking it to focus mode (long press on lock screen then tap focus).

◉ Switch to another focus mode and set Always-on Display mode to Off to make automatic control of the feature.

Always-on display shortcuts

You can also set up always-on display control through the Shortcuts app in addition to Siri support:

◉ Open the Shortcuts application.

◉ Click on the + sign in the upper corner.

◉ Choose Add Action.

From, How to set up automatic shortcuts for always-on display on iOS.

◉ Or use search to find “Set Always On Display”.

From The iPhone screen in iOS 11 now has an automatic setting feature.

◉ Click on the word Turn or Play in blue to customize what will happen when you run the shortcut.

◉ Click “Done” in the top corner to add your new shortcut.

In these ways, you can customize the always-on display, control its behavior, and easily turn it on and off whenever you want.

Are you turning on Always On Display? Are you facing any problem with it? Tell us in the comments.



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