How to Disable Lock Screen Widgets in iOS 10


Want to disable lock screen widgets in iOS 10 but do not know how? This guide will tell you how to turn off lock screen widgets with detailed steps.

Oct. 20, 2016


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In the latest released iOS 10, Apple has added many new and cool features to make iPhone/iPad more enjoyable than ever before, like the user-friendly lock screen. Now when you wake your device and swipe left on screen, you can access widgets easily. When you swipe to the left, you can access camera.

However, for anyone who cares about the privacy may not like other people access the widgets/camera on his or her iPhone lock screen. The good news is that you can easily disable it. We have already talked about Disable iOS 10 Camera Access from Lock Screen, and here we will show you how to disable widgets from lock screen in iOS 10. Let’s begin.

Also Read: How to Disable Press Home to Unlock in iOS 10 >

How to Disable Lock Screen Widgets in iOS 10

Step 1. Open Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2. Scroll down a little and tap Touch ID & Passcode > Enter your passcode.

Step 3. Turn off the toggle next to Today under ALLOW ACCESS WHEN LOCKED. You can also disable the Notifications View, Siri, Reply with Message and Wallet.

In the latest iOS 11, there are many hidden new features, and meanwhile, there are also many problems. If you meet any problem and looking for solutions, you can refer to this guide: 30 Common iOS 11 Update Problems and Quick Fixes >

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To protect your privacy or free up space, you may always delete photos, videos, messages, songs from iPhone or iPad. Of course you can backup your device with iTunes or iCloud. However, you cannot access the backup files until you restore the device from backup. So it can be kind of difficult if you want to view some deleted messages.

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The Bottom Line

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