How to get your iPhone to shine at night when it’s indoors
With its iconic blue and red color scheme, the iPhone is widely known for its bright and colorful design.
But there’s a darker side to the iPhone that’s even more iconic: The iPhone lights up when it is indoors.
The iPhone’s display can’t go black, so it needs to turn on to light up its screen to get that effect.
This is especially noticeable when your iPhone is in direct sunlight, like when you’re sitting on the porch or on the balcony of your house.
While this feature is very useful, you need to know how to set it up. 1 / 12 Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Plus and Galaxy S8 Plus with Retina display, 2017 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and S8 Edge, 2017 LG G5, 2017 Motorola Moto X Pure, 2017 iPhone 7 Plus, 2017 Apple iPhone 7, 2017 Google Pixel, 2017 Lenovo Yoga, 2017 HTC One M8, 2017 Xiaomi Mi5 Pro, 2017 Amazon Echo Dot, 2017 Huawei Mate 10 Pro, 2015 LG G4, 2016 Samsung Galaxy Alpha, 2016 Lenovo X1 Carbon, 2016 Apple iPhone 6s Plus, 2016 Microsoft Lumia 950, 2016 Huawei Mate 9 Pro, 2016 OnePlus 3T, 2017 Sony Xperia XZ Premium, 2016 Nokia Lumia 1020, 2016 LG V30, 2017 Panasonic Vibe, 2017 OnePlus 5, 2017 ASUS Zenfone 5X, 2017 Microsoft Lumia 1030, 2018 Samsung Galaxy J8, 2018 Xiaomi Mi6, 2018 Huawei Mate 8 Pro, 2018 Apple iPhone 5s, 2018 Lenovo X2 Pro, 2019 Apple iPhone SE, 2019 Xiaomi Mi Note 3, 2019 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet, 2019 Nokia Lumia 930, 2020 LG V20, 2020 Lenovo Yoga 3, 2020 Samsung Galaxy X5, 2020 Apple iPhone 8, 2020 Huawei Mate 7 Pro, 2020 Xiaomi Mi 5, 2020 OnePlus 3t, 2020 Nokia Lumia 950 Pro, 2021 Samsung Galaxy Mega 5, 2021 Huawei Mate 5, 2022 Nokia Lumia 735 Pro, 2022 Samsung Galaxy Grand, 2022 Apple iPhone X, 2022 Huawei Mate 3 Pro, 2023 OnePlus 3, 2025 Lenovo Yoga 5, 2027 Apple iPhone 9, 2028 Nokia Lumia 630, 2029 Lenovo Thinkpad X1, 2031 Xiaomi Mi 7, 2032 Apple iPhone 10, 2033 Lenovo X20 Pro, 2-in-1, 3-in, 2.5-in smartphone, 2nd generation Intel Core i5-6400, 4GB RAM, 12GB storage, Android 7.1.1 NougatOS, 3,000mAh battery, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, fingerprint sensor, 8MP front camera, 8 MP rear camera, 6GB RAM and 16GB storage for $499.99.
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In this guide, we’ll walk you through the process of setting up and configuring an iPhone to light during daytime hours, and how to do so while keeping the screen and battery brightness at optimal levels.
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