With iOS 10, Apple brings in tons of changes such as an overhauled Messages app and a more personal space in Photos. However, before you get to all of iOS 10’s new features, you need to go through its new lock screen mechanisms, which completely change how you unlock your iPhone.
iOS 10’s lock screen has seen a major overhauled design; Apple has officially removed its classic “Slide to Unlock” instruction on the bottom of the screen in favor of more convenient approach “ Press Home to Unlock”. Besides, iOS 10’s lock screen also offers fast access to tons of apps and features like Camera app, Siri and Control Center, while effectively preventing unauthorized access to your personal data.
iOS 10 also brings about a major design change to Control Center, as it now includes three separate sections that make it easier than ever to access apps and control toggles. Control Center can be easily accessed from the lock screen, which may put you at security risks. Luckily, you can easily disable Control Center access from the lock screen. In this guide, we will show you how to do this.
Steps to disable Control Center access from the lock screen
Step one: First off, you are supposed to launch the Settings app from your home screen
Step two: Next up, scroll down a little bit and tap Control Center
Step three: Once you are done, all you need to do is to tap on the toggle next to Access on Lock Screen to turn off Control Center access from lock screen
Steps to turn off notifications on the lock screen
Lock screen serves as a perfect place to house all your incoming notifications, but it also comes with security issues. Fortunately, you can easily turn off notifications on your lock screen. Here is how you can do this:
Step one: Launch the Settings app from the home screen and tap on Notifications
Step two: Once you are done, you are supposed to tap on the notification you wish to disable from the lock screen
Step three: Tap on the toggle next to Show on Lock Screen to complete the task
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